IT Planning Analyst

Offre publiée le 2024-06-26

Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?

As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.

Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do.

When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.

Job Title : IT Planning Analyst

Department : IT

Competition : 87062

Internal / External : Both

Employment Type : Full Time Permanent

Location : Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfounlan, Ontario - Remote

Salary : Competitive Compensation + Benefits

Reports To : Manager

Position Summary :

Medavie continues to grow and deliver on innovative solutions for internal stakeholders and external clients. The Portfolio Planning Analyst role reports to the Manager, IT Portfolio Management and is key in the delivery of the IT Portfolio roadmap.

Portfolio Planning Analysts build strong relationships with stakeholders, facilitate intake, provide analysis and coordination of all IT requests through assessment and estimation, support prioritization and alignment of strategic objectives and business & technical roadmaps.

You are an influential leader, who is situationally aware, responsive and can work within ambiguity. You are driven to be innovate, create, and try new approaches.

Your strong communication, facilitation and analytical skills will be utilized to define business needs, identify stakeholder impacts, and effectively bring together the Business and IT teams to propose solutions to meet the identified business need or problem.

You will promote the value of IT Planning through the enhancement of project portfolio scheduling, relationship management and portfolio governance.

Key Responsibilities :

Demand Management

  • Owns IT intake demand process to effectively track requests and ideas.
  • Supports prioritization of business requests through intake, assessment, and portfolio planning.
  • Coordinates with Business and IT resource leaders to plan and schedule IT assessments that align with corporate prioritization, dependencies, and resource availability.
  • Support new initiatives requests, assessing high-level opportunity with both business and IT teams to support the definition of corresponding business case by :
  • collaborating with Business stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts for problem solving and root cause analysis activities, to clarify current state pain points, overall problem statement and possible counter measures.
  • performing early stakeholder analysis.
  • driving out and influencing high-level solution options,
  • facilitating the documentation of IT costs estimates, high level duration and resources required to deliver solutions.
  • Identifies and capturesinitiative dependencies and collisions throughout the assessment process.

Business Relationship Management

  • Builds and nurtures business relationships. Acts as trusted advisor for the identification and funneling of new initiatives requiring new or enhanced technology solutions.
  • Maintains strong understanding of business lines operating models and roadmaps, along with their alignment to strategic and corporate goals.
  • Develops and maintains a broad network within and across the various IT teams with a strong understanding of areas of accountabilities and expertise.
  • Drives understanding of needs and challenges impacting stakeholders.
  • Continuously manages Business and IT relationships, increasing collaboration, visibility, and ensuring business priorities are understood and represented across the IT portfolio.
  • Delivers business portfolio reviews and reporting across the IT landscape.

Portfolio Management

  • Builds and maintains a holistic long range IT Portfolio Roadmap, collaborating with business, CPMO, Architecture, IT Operations, and IT teams to sequence and optimize business & technology roadmaps including tracking and managing portfolio dependencies and risks.
  • Supports leadership up to Executive level through portfolio information and reporting that enables data driven decisions.
  • Evaluates and improves Portfolio Management processes and core artifacts ensuring a continuous improvement framework.
  • Works in collaboration across It within a matrixed framework to deliver the holistic roadmap, includes resource planning, reporting, etc

Required Qualifications :

Education :

College diploma, bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business, Finance, or related field and / or relevant experience.

WorkExperience :

8+ years of progressive & relevant work in an IT Planning, Portfolio management experience in Insurance and / or Health sector is an asset.

OtherQualifications :

Would be considered an asset : IIBA (CBAP, CCBA, ECBA), PMP, Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen

Computer Skills :

Proficient using process modeling, spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software.

Language Skills :

English, written and spoken. French would be considered an asset.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential -a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve.

Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and / or assessment process.

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and / or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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