Business Analyst – Salesforce Administrator — Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

This self-motivated, hard-working and innovative individual provides professional leadership, project management guidance, and technical expertise to further the mission of Young Life as a member of the Project Management Office.

Responsibilities:

  • ​Work as a business analyst/internal change consultant to investigate business systems, identify options for improving business systems, and bridge the needs of organizational units. This role will have a high level of focus on the best use of emerging and web technologies for the mission.
    • Understand business process management and business requirements of the customers and translate them to specific requirements.
    • Ensure that process/product and project recommendations are commercial yet competitive and aligns with mission goals.
    • Document and analyze process/project information and data.
    • Monitor and report on trends in digital content development and distribution.
    • Recommend and/or implement testing and adoption of new technologies.
    • Evaluate and report on information gathered through independent research, workshops, surveys, business process definitions, task analysis and reporting mechanisms.
    • Effectively communicate with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements like GUI, screen and interface designs, when needed.
    • Very strong technical skills coupled with business intelligence and a deep understanding of customer's needs so that they can be transformed into application and operational requirements.
    • Act as an interface between business units, technology teams and support teams.
    • Lead or participate in the change management process.

  • Effectively manage projects for new or improved business processes and initiatives including the following:
    • Supervise all project activities including initiation, planning, monitoring/controlling and closeout.
    • Facilitate project management processes and documentation throughout the lifecycle of the project.
    • Manage project budget, scope and schedule.
    • Implement quality planning and management.
    • Select and recruit project teams; organize team meetings.
    • Facilitate selection of consulting firms or other procurements (when applicable).
    • Identify, report on, and respond to risks, assumptions and status of projects.
    • Facilitate and assist in implementing a project communications plan.
    • Ensure that all documentation is properly completed.
    • Evaluate performance of project teams and individual team members.
    • Conduct post-implementation project reviews.

  • Lead organizational change management activities as assigned.
  • Departmental leadership and roles.
    • Participate with the Project Management office and Project Leadership Team to identify and implement practices that are best for Young Life.
    • Participate in the development and monitoring of project, operating and capital budgets.
    • Provide professional status reports and deliver presentations as required.

  • Other desired skills.
    • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
    • High degree of interaction and coordination at all levels of the organization. 
    • Persuasive, encouraging, tenacious, motivating and tactful when working with various team members, upper management and on politically sensitive tasks/projects.
    • Ability to maintain flexibility and adapt to change under high pressure circumstances.
    • Strong facilitative, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications:

Working Conditions
  • Office environment.

Education

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

Experience Required for the Job

  • Salesforce Advanced Admin certification.
  • Five or more years Salesforce experience especially in data model/architecture.
  • Three years direct work experience in a lead project management, business analyst and/or organizational change management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Previous experience/involvement in Young Life or a large non-profit a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and SmartSheets.
  • Solid working knowledge of current technologies.
  • Strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.


Benefits:

  • ​Full-time salary based on education and experience.
  • Young Life benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • 401(k) matching plan and pension contributions.

Notes:

Job Title: Business Analyst – Salesforce Administrator
Reports to: Director, Project Management Office
Department: Information Services
Supervisory (# of staff supervised): none
FT/PT: Full-Time

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