December 1, 2023
About Our Company
We are The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to creating a world without blood cancers. Since 1949, we’ve invested more than $1.3 billion in groundbreaking research, pioneering many of today’s most innovative approaches. We work tirelessly to find cures and ensure patients can access the lifesaving treatments they need. When someone experiences the fear and uncertainty of a cancer diagnosis, we provide hope, compassion, education and support. And we are making an impact in the cancer community. More than 70 years of fighting blood cancers has led us to a game changing belief. The cures for cancer are in our blood.
Job Description & Responsibilities
As a Business Analyst at LLS, you will play a critical role in analyzing and understanding our business processes, identifying areas for improvement, and facilitating data-driven decision-making. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to gather, document, and communicate business requirements, ensuring that our projects align with organizational goals. Your analytical skills and business acumen will be instrumental in driving our organization’s success.
While employees may be permitted to work remotely, travel to the assigned office, HUB or Satellite Offices may be required as determined by the employee’s manager and the employee’s Strategic Talent Partner.
- Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and document detailed business requirements for various projects and initiatives.
- Data Analysis: Analyze data sets to identify trends, patterns, and insights that can inform business decisions and drive process improvements.
- Process Mapping: Create process maps and workflows to visualize current and future business processes, highlighting areas for optimization.
- Documentation: Prepare clear and concise business requirement documents, use cases, and user stories to guide development teams.
- Stakeholder Communication: Facilitate effective communication between business and technical teams, ensuring alignment throughout project lifecycles.
- Testing and Validation: Develop test plans, test cases, and participate in user acceptance testing to ensure solutions meet business requirements.
- Risk Assessment: Identify and assess potential risks and issues related to projects and propose mitigation strategies.
- Reporting and Metrics: Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to track project progress and business performance.
- Continuous Improvement: Collaborate with teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation, making data-driven recommendations.
- Process Development: Leverage experience to co-create foundational processes needed for Enterprise Business Architecture teams to scale and grow.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Minimum 5 years Business Analyst experience within the nonprofit industry and/or consulting space
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to gather and interpret data, identify trends, and make informed recommendations.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey complex information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and workflow processing including Agile and Waterfall Project Management methodologies.
- Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and build relationships with stakeholders.
- The ability to adapt to changing priorities, technologies, and business processes.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
- Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
- Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
- Weekend & evening work required may be required at times.
- Occasional travel may be required.
What we offer
As a valued member of LLS, you are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Our offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 403b retirement plan along with generous paid time off. In addition, we observe federal paid holidays throughout the year, and offer a wellness program and an employee assistance pro