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Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:22 PM

Job Description In this role you will support the Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA’s) Transmission Field Services, specifically, Field Strategy and Operational Excellence (TFA). TFA provides support services including Work Planning & Evaluation (TFAW), Business Controls and Information (TFAI), and Business Transformation (TFAB) to the Transmission Field Services organization. Business Transformation (TFAB) is responsible for the development and implementation of the Transmission Field Services change initiatives. This function is responsible for portfolio management, project management, change management, and business process management. TFAB develops and implements a standardized objectives-based project management approach to ensure reliable and consistent outcomes based on factors such as available resources, cross-functional and portfolio integration requirements, effectiveness of cost and project management controls, and level of effort required for project completion. TFAB provides centralized oversight and management of in-flight projects and coordinates on process improvement and program evaluation activities to ensure timely completion within project scope, cost, and schedule. This Business Analyst works on initiatives, strategies, projects and services that affect the operations, construction, and maintenance of the transmission system. This position will work collaboratively and across transmission organizations to assist BPA management with implementation of operational excellence initiatives. Support business stakeholders and the facilitation process for gathering and analyzing information using standard tools and approaches to: Clarify business operations, functions, problems, Document/map the current and future state, Identify solution alternatives, evaluate the alternatives, and define procedures. Provide process and organizational expertise for facilitating, planning, and executing approved business operations and change initiatives consistent with TF's strategic business objectives. Conduct research, interview internal BPA customers / end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations to BPA management and stakeholders for consideration and approval. Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs; incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, decision-making information and recommendations and other project considerations as appropriate. Evaluate proposed and in-flight Transmission Field Services initiatives and assist BPA management is preparing business cases to support those initiatives. Assist with developing holistic assessments of operational, cultural, and organizational capabilities, resources, and risk factors and recommend whether ongoing programs, projects, operational processes, and IT support systems should be continued, eliminated, or redesigned to ensure initiative outcomes can be successfully managed, integrated and implemented. Assist in the performance of risk analysis to identify possible outcomes based on factors such as available financial programming levels, cross-functional and portfolio integration requirements, effectiveness of cost and project management controls, and level of effort required for project completion. Provide organizational and process analysis, reengineering, program planning and evaluation, and transition planning to facilitate the successful development and implementation of Transmission's business and strategic initiatives. Assist with analyzing organizational structure, functions, and processes in order to recommend changes for more effective allocation of resources, personnel utilization, processes, systems and controls, operational methods, and organizational efficiency. Recommend methods for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of projects, programs and procedures through process modification and application of evolving technology. Develop /draft documentation to: Validate repeatability of processes, Facilitate training on new analytical tools, Support business continuity and knowledge transfer. Mandatory Qualifications: Education/Experience : Associates Degree is required. In lieu of Bachelor’s Degree, an additional 2 years’ experience in a related field is required. 7+ years work-related experience as an analyst and change manager, or 9+ years’ experience in a related field, with no applicable degree, is required. Related Experience - Direct work experience and knowledge of analysis and change management principles and methodologies with a solid understanding of how analytics and change management support the change process is required. Demonstrated experience with analysis, project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle is required. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Visio flowcharts, MS Project and SharePoint); (MS Office 2010 proficiency required). Technical Requirements : Technical interviewing skills: Possess functional/process interviewing skills in the business environment Possess ability to facilitate groups through process design and requirements gathering sessions Possess analytical skills to analyze data, identify quality assurance/quality control issues, and identify failure or maintenance trends. A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process; including familiarity with change management toolkits. Ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders Strong analytical thinking, critical thinking and decision making abilities. Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical Demonstrated expertise with logical process modeling concepts sufficient to aid in the documentation and development of business and system requirements Ability to distinguish key interactions and connectives among enterprise server-client technical solutions involving hardware, networks, security and applications Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts Experience with project management, tools and phases of the project lifecycle Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, management, accounting, computer science or a related field is desirable. Demonstrated experience with large-scale organizational change efforts is desirable. Demonstrated experience developing and executing communication plans and strategies for medium sized companies is desirable. 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