Senior Specialist, Business Analyst–Change Management/Strategy and Transformation

Fairfield, CT, USA
negotiable Expires in 4 days



The Strategy and Transformation department within the Office of the President works across the Agency to align, enable and support the development and implementation of our strategy. The team is responsible for the delivery of large and complex, transformational projects. It builds capacity to help our people lead and navigate change, and focus our resources on the most important work.  The Strategy and Transformation Delivery department partners with divisions and SCI/A to advance our breakthroughs and optimize SCUS’ contribution to the movement.


The Senior Specialist, Business Analyst will provide internal consulting on SCUS transformation projects and will support in the assessment of new business needs by supporting the business owner to identify, prioritize and document the business requirements and build the business cases.The primary responsibilities of the position includes project management; analysis of business systems and processes; elicitation and documentation of business and technical requirements; understanding of compliance driven requirements, testing, and implementation of solutions in collaboration with colleagues in all impacted divisions process improvement, change management, and recommendations for organizational redesigns. The Sr. Specialist, Business Analyst works with internal and external stakeholders to develop a detailed understanding of user needs, business requirements and solutions that enable the delivery of the business case.


What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Lead on Business Analysis and Business Case Development (70%)

  • Provide business analysis and partner with business owners to deliver business cases for Agency Projects (inclusive of outlining problems, opportunities and solutions) to help inform go-no-go decision making,
  • Partner with IT and other Divisions to identify, prioritize and document technical and functional business requirements to support business cases.
  • Partner with IT and other Divisions to deliver data-driven solution recommendations

Develop and coordinate user testing, and work with IT and other operational support teams on the implementation of solutions.

  • Leverage project management tools to develop and execute project plan and schedule.Oversee the Ongoing Review of Return On Investment (ROI) for Agency Projects (30%)
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the alignment of the business need, the business case for change and the proposed solution to ensure solution investment is warranted by the business case potential. Oversee the ongoing review of ROI of proposed solution against the business case.
  • Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various Divisions
  • Plan and coordinate the development of primary and secondary market/peer research studies in support of transformation projects, as required and presents findings of studies
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Validate resource requirements and develop cost estimate models


Required Qualifications

  • You have a minimum 5-7 years’ experience in related business, technology, or project experience
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent relevant experience with project and systems management
  • Demonstrated skill in internal and external customer service
  • Proven analytical skills with a keen ability to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Proficient computer and database management skills with particular strength in MS Office, Excel, and Access skills ( building and running queries)
  • Demonstrated success in handling multiple competing priorities and supporting multiple clients
  • Proven reputation for being proactive, self-motivated, and results-oriented with an ability to think and work strategically
  • Ability to perform successfully in a hands-on working environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an excellent story-telling ability, as well as the ability to be a trusted liaison among a diverse group of business units, support teams, subject matter experts, technology teams, managers, and executives
  • Proven ability to work independently with users and lead projects through to successful completion as well as enthusiastically participate as a collaborative, thoughtful and value-add team player and problem solver
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Liquid Planner, and/or other project management tools


Why you should join the Save the Children Team…

Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.

Click here to learn more about how Save the Children US will invest in YOU!


About Save the Children


Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)