Business Analyst III

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Job posting number: #7196560

Posted: November 28, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description
The Task Force for Global Health, founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. Expertise includes neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases; vaccine safety, distribution and access; and health systems strengthening. For more information, visit www.taskforce.org.



The Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) is a program of the Task Force for Global Health, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Our staff is comprised of professionals in the areas of public health, healthcare, information systems and communications—all well-versed in the current and emerging issues facing public health. PHII is known for its expertise as a neutral convener of public health professionals and their stakeholders, transforming health practitioners’ ability to apply information effectively in order to improve health outcomes worldwide. Since 1992, PHII has assisted public health organizations in defining and leveraging the power of information systems to meet public health needs. For more information, visit our website at www.phii.org.



JOB DESCRIPTION:

Leads efforts to ensure that information systems support enterprise mission and objectives.
Works closely with departmental customers and administration to conduct business analysis and identify business objectives and requirements.
Coordinates the development of technology plans and strategies.
Manages, from a client business perspective, related systems projects.
Ensures a high level of client satisfaction by monitoring the delivery of ongoing information systems to the enterprise.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Leads small to medium size matrix project teams that may consist of Business Analysts, Project Managers, Information Architects, and Data Analysts to complete quality deliverables within scope, on time, and within budget.

Leads efforts to ensure that information systems support enterprise mission and objectives.

Works closely with departmental customers and administration to conduct business analysis and identify business objectives and requirements.

Coordinates the development of technology plans and strategies.

Manages, from a client business perspective, related systems projects.

Ensures a high level of client satisfaction by monitoring the delivery of ongoing information systems to the enterprise.

Performs related responsibilities as required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plans, conducts, and directs the analysis of business problems to be solved with automated systems.
Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Partners with users to identify and evaluate systems and procedures which are cost effective and meet user requirements.
Responsible for learning about the customers, their mission, needs, general business processes, and cultures.
Responsible for communicating, sharing, and transferring knowledge to colleagues and customers.
Develops and provides effective informational and motivational presentations.
Conduct or guide training needed by subject matter experts to allow them to participate in PHII's Collaborative Requirements Definition Methodology (CRDM) projects.
Work with project participants and other stakeholders to define concepts and work in tandem with project managers assigned to each requirements projects.
Prepares for and facilitates current state analysis, future state design, requirements definition, and logical design sessions (trainings and workshops).
Builds consensus among global partners and collaborative participants.
Develop requirements specifications using standard language and according to PHII's CRDM, standard templates, and international standards, such as ISO and TOGAF.
Develops and documents all project deliverables (e.g., context diagrams, task flow diagrams) using tools such as Visio and MS PowerPoint.
Documents group work for use in published materials.
Researches vendor, products/features in health information systems.
Attends conferences/meetings and reviews literature in order to stay abreast of current knowledge and issues.
Prepares and delivers talks at meetings and conferences on public health informatics related topics.
Manages personal activities and deliverables.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS: In addition to the duties outlined above, the Business Analyst III will also be required to:

Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.
TRAVEL:

10-20% domestic and international travel is required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor's degree and eight years of position specific subject matter knowledge and/or experience in planning and applying information technology to one or more business function or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in informatics, business, engineering, science or related field or Master’s degree in public health related field.
Eight years’ experience specifically related to the position including (at least one year) in public health informatics.
Experience in all phases of the IT lifecycle.
Two or more years of experience working internationally.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and work-related priorities.
Demonstrated strong professional oral and written communication skills.
The ability to interact with both internal staff and external domestic and global clients with diplomacy and tact.
In accordance with Emory's compliance considerations, there are certain U.S. states and territories that we are unable to approve as primary residences for our employees. These locations include: U.S. States: New Jersey, Alaska, and Hawaii.

U.S. Territories: American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, US Minor Outlying Islands, and US Virgin Islands.



NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.





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