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Lead Practice Business Analyst (f/m/d)

Date:  6 Jun 2024
Job ID:  8545
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Managers
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement best practices, standards, and methodologies for business analysis to ensure consistency and quality in deliverables.
  • Conduct regular reviews of business analysis processes and deliverables, recommending improvements and ensuring compliance with established standards.
  • Facilitate training and workshops for business analysts on best practices, tools, and techniques to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Serve as a guidance expert in business analysis, providing guidance and support to business analysts across projects.
  • Collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to ensure business analysis activities align with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a repository of business analysis resources, such as templates, tools, and guidelines, accessible to all business analysts.
  • Monitor and report on the adoption and effectiveness of business analysis best practices within the organization.
  • Identify new tools and technologies that can enhance the business analysis function and normalize the evaluation and implementation process.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the business analysis community, encouraging feedback and innovation.
  • Ensure that all business analysis work adheres to industry standards and best practices, such as those defined by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).


Your Profile:

  • Master's degree in Finance, Energy, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related equivalent field.
  • Certification in Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA-AAC), or similar is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business analysis within Energy or Finance, with a strong understanding of best practices, standards, and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing business analysis processes and standards.
  • Strong analytical, documentation, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead workshops and training sessions.
  • Experience with business analysis tools and technologies.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and influence without direct authority.
  • Knowledge of project management processes and methodologies.
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection
At Alpiq, data privacy is an important topic. Please therefore take note of the corresponding Privacy Notice that appears in the online application form and explains in detail the purpose for which we process your personal data. It is of great concern to us to inform you as transparently as possible and process your data only in a fair manner.

Application process
Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

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Federica Maraschio



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