Business Analyst (Remote position for candidates in Washington DC Metro area only)

Washington, DC
Work Type: Remote
  • Job Category: Business Administration
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: SUV00308

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Job Summary:

Suvi is hiring a talented Business Analyst to support the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA). Ideal candidate is a passionate dot-connector and enabler that brings together resources and identifies opportunities to reduce operational barriers and enable effective leadership decision making. Must demonstrate a proven track record of using of sound data analysis, reporting, and project management techniques, to enable effective federal performance and project management. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, business performance, business and economic case analysis, internal control and enterprise risk assessment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gain and maintain an understanding of operations, objectives, and challenges within HHS program office/client organization.

  • Prepare and conduct business analyses and studies, needs assessments, requirements analysis/definition, and cost/benefit analyses in an effort to align business operations, governance, solutions, and initiatives.

  • Support project and program portfolio oversight activities to ensure all critical elements are addressed to accelerate innovation, including monitoring project and program activities, milestones, budget execution, and performer progress.

  • Use data and statistical analysis tools to analyze, interpret, and develop conclusions and recommendations from program and operational data sets. Prepare forecasts and analyzes trends, reporting regulations and business conditions.

  • Develop and analyze metrics, performance measurements, requirements, reports and recommendations related to the management, organizational structure, policy/procedures and business systems of the program office.

  • Collaborate with programs and departments on internal and cross-departmental process improvement, management studies and program evaluations including mapping processes, identifying outcomes and improvements, making recommendations, and supporting implementation.

  • Assist in evaluating progress against existing performance and outcome measures in coordination with the Government and then work with the stakeholders to build reports to track these and other relevant measures.

  • Identify potential business risks.

  • Maintains and improves client relationships, identify areas to add additional value and organically grow the company’s value under the program, as well as build a positive brand with the client.

  • Engages in on-going analysis of operational services to identify and report on patterns / trends and recommend solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Participate in administrative operations to determine the adequacy of present processes and procedures to improve organizational operations.

  • Assists the program office in the timely completion of projects or activities of an urgent nature.

  • Support corporate development activities as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, or related disciplines.

  • 6 years of professional experience

  • Experience supporting federal government (preferably in HHS or public health domain).

  • Knowledge of best practices and procedures in process improvement, program evaluation, policy analysis, project management, and public administration work.

  • Knowledge of statistical and mathematical computations, general analytical skills including data analysis and reporting; and process mapping.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have experience presenting to executive/senior leader level audience.

  • Demonstrated, strong writing/editing/proofreading skills (must have excellent grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment in which priorities shift quickly with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time (must be local to National Capital Region).

  • Must be willing to provide supervisory/professional references.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Direct, hands-on experience with HHS and systems/processes including EPLC. Or in public health domain.

  • Certification and/or training in Project Management or Business Analysis (Certification does not replace the required minimum experience.

  • Candidates must have demonstrated experience putting knowledge to practice – certification without experience will not qualify)

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