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Business Project Analyst
Ref No.: 18-09774
Location: Palo Alto, California
Title: Business Project Analyst
Locatuon: Palo Alto, CA


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Business Operations
  • Work with teams to define, establish and maintain KPIs in a balance score card.
  • Working with the relevant team members, build out product usage models by researching and determining key assumptions and calculating users, revenue, costs, margins, etc.
  • Research and assess industry standards, benchmarks and emerging trends in relevant markets and products for comparative analysis.
  • Analyze usage data, spot trends, and develop forecasts.
  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate trends
  • Review SOW, create purchase orders, and manage vendors
  • Project coordination
  • Create, optimize, and drive the overarching plan across projects and cross-functional teams that cover all program requirements with a focus on intersecting points.
  • Identify cross-functional, program dependencies and scope changes that may impact project deliverables and delivery dates.
  • Consolidate input and feedback for status reports or quarterly business reviews.

MINIMUM SKILLS
  • Basic analytical and strong numerical skills.
  • Knowledge, background and experience using various project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of business concepts and requirements as applicable to a software business.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with others in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to perform analyses of variance between actual costs and budgeted/planned costs.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite products specifically Excel & Powerpoint.

DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Previous experience and background in building business analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in SaaS product development, operations or commercialization.
  • Experience with procurement and/or vendor management
  • Experience with SAP applications

EXPERIENCE
  • 3+ years of experience in a Program, Product, Operations, Finance roles.
  • Demonstrated success in managing programs, projects and or initiatives. Preferably in a high tech environment.
  • High proficiency and expert level with Excel is a must, as is the ability to learn new technologies quickly.
For more details please connect:

Himanshu Saxena
Direct: 703-889-6874
Email: himanshus@lancesoft.com