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Business Analyst – Cloud Application

Toronto, ON
Business Analyst – Cloud Application, IT – Toronto – Job # 5299
 
Summary:
 
Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the “Company”) is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets. 
 
Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services.
 
The Company has Wealth Management offices located in Canada, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Australia.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in North America, UK & Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 
 
Our Canadian operation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., is currently looking for a Business Analsyt – Cloud Application. The successful candidate will have strong experience working on Digital Workplace Projects, such as delivering Office 365 and SharePoint Projects.
 
Responsibilities:

 
  •  Help our Application team deliver change projects that support the strategic objectives of our business;
  • Gather and document business requirements in a way that shows you have a thorough understanding of what’s best for our customers and best for the business;
  • Translating collected information into Business Requirements documentation, using a variety of techniques including user stories, diagrams and process documents;
  • Involvement in the full life cycle of projects from start to finish, making sure communication is clear, governance is consistent, and projects are seen right through to sign off;
  • Relationship building to manage all levels of stakeholder engagement from every area of the business;
  • Facilitating workshops and running meetings to drive changes through in the agreed timescales;
  • Focus on working with the business to drive the adoption of MS Teams and O365 Applications, to showcasing to the business how they can leverage these tools to its full potential in meeting the needs of our business partners;
  • Ensure the solutions we deliver are practical, achievable, cost effective and meet our business and strategic objectives;
  • Consistently asking the business what problem it has and suggesting an Enterprise Core Application as the solution.
 
Skills & Qualifications:

 
  •  2 – 3 years’ experience as a Technical Business Analyst;
  • 3 – 4 years immersive experience within the Microsoft stack of technologies (SharePoint, O365, Azure environments);
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience within application development, programming and scripting preferred.
  • Clear and concise communication skills;
  • Experience liaising between Architecture/Development teams and our business partners to foster relationship growth across all involved team members;
  • A strong technical champion that can effectively communicate maximum adoption of user applications within the business with an ability to sell all features;
  • A leadership style that will deliver 'transformation through carefrontation' and neutralize business reservation in adopting new technology and operating practices;
  • The ability to keep up with the constant changes to technology - There is high demand on the team to connect to IT and Business partners;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies, and experience in the full project lifecycle;
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment;
  • Self-drive, having the ability to work independently as well as being a proactive team player;
  • Has the ability to meet strict deadlines.
 
Canaccord Genuity Corp. welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please Click Here.
 
In order to be considered for employment at Canaccord Genuity, candidates selected for interviews will be required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.
 
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you for your understanding.

 

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