This is a 24 month Limited Term Employee role with full benefits that is responsible for supporting identification and delivery of information needs for the foundation related to financial and investment data. This includes:
Analyzing current business process, recommending improvements, and developing the business and functional requirements needed to ensure that the tools delivered, including technology solutions, meet the needs of the business.
Serve as a liaison between business areas, the central Enterprise Businesss Management Team, and IT partners by understanding and critically evaluating business needs against system capabilities and organizational capacity.
Work with customers, project managers, technical resources, and other stakeholders to analyze needs, determine scope of solutions, and help define and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations.
Develop deep domain expertise of, and partnership with, business functions supported and IT delivery teams.
Assist in the development of a multi-year strategy and implementation roadmap.
Business Analysis – work with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, and document needs; develop business cases and/or project summaries; prepare needs analysis and problem definition; identify current state, desired future state, and gaps.
Solution Design – help guide teams to develop data, reporting, process, and technical solutions that support stakeholders’ goals and objectives; organize and lead prototype reviews, demos, and user acceptance reviews.
Change Management – provide assistance by consulting on and/or creating content for change management communications, training and education, and participating in in training sessions. Acting as an advocate for change in interactions with stakeholders and assisting them through the change process.
Project/Program Support - coordinate with project & program management to identify, plan, analyze and design methodology, scope, schedule, milestones, deliverables & resources. Work with stakeholders to refine & improve process to ensure effectiveness.
Relationship Building – develop deep understanding of customers, their work environment and strategic goals; identify their business challenges, provide thought partnership to define solution options; translate customer needs into business, functional, and technical requirements, workflow and process change documents. Build positive, constructive partnering relationships with key stakeholder groups, including senior leaders.
Assist in the creation of annual improvement plans and development of multi-year roadmaps.
Provide direction or oversight to work of other BAs on large or complex projects.
Team Player – Willingness and ability to dive in and execute on work at all levels as needed by the team to meet project and program goals
On behalf of the foundation , this role helps drives overall priority of information needs in alignment with the strategy of the Enterprise Business Management team. This position must assess key needs, distill them into a relevant business case or user stories, and make recommendations on priority and timing. Recommendations should be based on weighing the current business case across all needs, both short term and long-term.
Position is also responsible for anticipating needs in relation to business processes/activities across teams to help determine priority and timing for solution delivery. Apply business knowledge, IT knowledge, and experience to guide recommendations through to delivery in partnership with our business customers and IT delivery partners – raising key issues and risks to delivery throughout the process
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience, or equivalent experience.
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve the mission of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to:
From poverty to health, to education, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation focuses on improving the lives of billions of people worldwide. There are four problem areas the organization focuses on; the Global Development Division, Global Health Division, United States Division, and Global Policy & Advocacy Division. In developing countries the foundation focuses on improving the health and wellness of people as well as helping children and families escape from extreme hunger and poverty. In the United States, the foundation focuses on low-income families and makes sure that everyone has opportunities to receive an education that will help them succeed. The foundation works with numerous organizations around the world to tackle critical problems and addresses challenging inequalities. The headquarters of this organization is based in Seattle, Washington, one of the most proactive global health and non-profit cities in the world.