Winnipeg - Home Office - Business Systems Analyst

Winnipeg, MB - Home Office
Job Type:
Full Time
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
Information Services


Responsible for assisting in the planning, designing, developing and launching efficient business, financial and operational systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop business requirements and specifications for changes and enhancements to enterprise business systems or products.
  • Manage change requests and testing requirements during implementation, acceptance, installation and deployment of solutions.
  • Support the prioritization and management of IT requests and projects.
  • Define and communicate project milestones and resource allocation to the leadership team, department leads, support staff and end users.
  • Understand business problems and opportunities in the context of IT requirements and recommend solutions that enable the specific functional organization to achieve its goals.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s department heads, end users and IT staff regarding pertinent IT activities.
  • Develop solutions for business problems through detailed business analysis, cost benefit analysis, and feasibility studies.
  • Prepare clear, concise reports/presentations outlining findings and recommendations.
  • Eliciting requirements from Business Clients though the use of interviews, workshops, business process analysis, business scenarios and use cases.


Formal Education & Experience:

  • Degree in Business, Computer Science of Information Systems.
  • Minimum 4 years Business Analyst of System Analyst experience.
  • Ability to comprehend and translate business process requirements into functional IT requirements.
  • Experience in Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Broad knowledge of retail process and practices
  • Knowledge of Cognos reporting tool and working knowledge of SharePoint technologies would be considered assets.

Personal Attributes:

  • Effective planning and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change and perform effectively under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven ability to multitask while effectively managing priorities.
  • Ability to learn new concepts and applications.

What our Unique World can offer you:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Opportunity to participate in a profit sharing plan
  • A positive and supportive workplace
  • Opportunity to make a difference and inspire others
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Training and personal and professional development
  • A generous, company-paid benefits package including:



                  Prescription drug plan

  • Company pension plan
  • Store discount

Closing Date: Sunday, January 13th, 2013