• Business Analyst

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Business Analyst
    Work Site: 601 W. Broadway
    Status: Temporary Full Time -Indefinite (Until Return of Incumbent)
    Reference#: 105282-ale


    Reporting directly to the Executive Director/Director/Manager, the Business Analyst is responsible for analyzing data and identifying trends, opportunities for improvements in service and efficiencies that could be gained by innovative practices. The position supports strategic planning initiatives by conducting ongoing analysis of business systems data from various perspectives (human resources, financial, clinical etc), using advanced statistical and analytical methods. Customizes reporting to suit departmental business needs and advises management on recommendations for improving internal and external processes. The position will monitor and advise on the performance of the quality management system, produce data and report on performance, measuring against set indicators.



    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Information Technology or related field, plus one (1) to two (2) years’ recent, related experience in data analysis and system quality management, including the use of querying tools (e.g. PeopleSoft, Crystal Reports, Access, Excel, SQL) to access relational databases.



    • Uses strong statistical skills to analyze data and information.
    • Strong knowledge of quality processes.
    • Strong facilitation and education skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management.
    • Ability to function in both a long-term strategic perspective and short term operational perspective. Comprehends broad implications of business decisions.
    • Identifies, collects and analyses relevant data and information including industry-wide assessments and research.
    • Innovative and results oriented.
    • Keeps abreast of technology changes, anticipates opportunities and ensures readiness for future technology changes and enhancements.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the role.
    • Ability to work effectively in both self-directed and team environments. 
    • Exercises strong initiative, self-direction and problem-solving abilities to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement.
    • Practices diligence and care when gathering, maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data. Ability to gather, summarize and report information in a clear and concise manner.

    Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 105282-ale. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Internal competition closes May 22, 2018. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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