Home Depot Business Analyst - Learning in Atlanta, Georgia
The Business Analyst engages in projects to assist leaders with measuring learning effectiveness and engagement of existing programs and throughout the implementation of complex learning programs. The Business Analyst serves as lead contact for Strategy and Execution Managers to understand requirements and expected outcomes. Collaborates with cross functional teams to collect and analyze data on learning deliverables. Presents results and provides recommendations to leadership on the potential impacts of learning solutions.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% Plan and lead all phases of a project's life cycle (i.e. feasibility, design implementation, evaluation); this includes extracting the business need; defining the business requirements, understanding the impact on the business, and designing and carrying out the project(s)
10% Serve as liaison between merchandising and finance by facilitating meetings including both departments
10% Mentor other analysts in developing/honing business knowledge and analytical skills
20% Service as a subject matter expert and perform research and/or analysis within assigned projects
20% Multi-task to work on 2 to 4 projects simultaneously, recommending process improvements and making final project recommendations which impact the business
20% Establish and report on metrics of assigned projects to gauge business value
NATURE AND SCOPE
No direct reports, however, the position will be required to mentor others who have the need for assistance
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not object
Bachelor's degree in related field
Experience with reporting tools and software
Experience with needs analysis, learning data analysis, and reporting
Proficiency with traditional desktop software, especially Microsoft Excel and Access
Possesses working knowledge of HR
Experience with managing projects
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong project management skills, including strong process orientation, ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Good communication skills, including ability to interact with officers, also needs the ability to negotiate and persuade
Strong analytical skills and general understanding of technical concepts
Ability to establish priorities and procedures for accomplishing work within established deadlines; ability to handle multiple projects and manage toward deadlines and deliverables
Proven leadership skills, including a willingness and ability to be a mentor
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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