CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM invites applications for the position of: Business Analyst - 2808
$28.15 Hourly $58,556.98 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/12/19
CLOSING DATE: 01/09/20 11:59 PM
Performs intermediate advanced technical work providing research and analytical assistance, drafting bids and reports, ensuring reporting compliance, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Director of Performance and Accountability.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provides analytical assistance related to current processes, business functions, and special projects as requested.
Performs best practices research, analysis, and writes reports to provide recommendations for city processes, policy, initiatives and projects.
Assists in the development and support of a city-wide performance management system measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental services; coordinates and communicates performance of existing program, performance metrics, strategic and operations.
Prepares and presents reports and requirements related to assigned projects to an executive audience.
Prepares bid specifications and scope of work documents for projects and programs as assigned; coordinates and communicates in evaluation and selection of vendors for projects and programs as assigned.
Monitors and ensures timely compliance with internal reporting requirements.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, or related field and moderate experience in research and data analysis, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree in public administration, statistics or related field preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Intermediate knowledge of performance measurement and management principles; thorough knowledge of standard office suite products: Word, PowerPoint, E-mail with Intermediate to Advanced Excel capabilities; ability to communicate complex data applications and improve data management practices; ability to adapt to changing priorities from management; ability to identify and implement process improvement strategies for any City department.
Physical Requirements: This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).
The City of Winston-Salem does not discriminate on basis of sex, pregnancy, race, color, religion, nation of origin, age, sexual orientation or disability unless a bonafide occupational qualification exists.
Internal Number: 002808
About City of Winston-Salem
The City of Winston-Salem’s Office of Performance and Accountability is currently recruiting for an open Business Analyst position. The Office of Performance and Accountability has a dynamic, energetic environment that handles strategic planning, internal auditing, performance management, and selected special projects for the City of Winston-Salem.
The position will work mainly in performance management and strategic planning. This will include working collaboratively with City departments to tackle process improvement issues and on assignments from the City Manager’s Office to perform evaluations of departmental performance. The position will also provide support to strategic planning facilitation and goal attainment.
The ideal candidate should have experience in creating and using performance metrics to help manage business practices and oversee strategic objectives with a heavy focus on effectiveness and outcome-oriented metrics. The ideal candidate would also have great communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental personnel and executive level management.
Come join a great team in a small office envir...onment that provides challenging opportunities to work with multiple stakeholders across an organization to help build better processes and better decision-making tools.
All interested candidates should submit an application through the City’s NeoGov portal before January 9, 2020. Links to the webpages are provided at the bottom of the page.
To apply, visit www.cityofws.org, and click on the “Jobs” tab (or click the link below).
Direct link to City jobs page: agency.governmentjobs.com/winstonsalemnc