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Business & Technology Analyst - IT Shared Services - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  150219

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Description

 

The Business & Technology Analyst’s role is to collect, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of business & technology stakeholders. This includes interviewing stakeholders and gathering and compiling requirements to understand the solutions that may be needed. The Business Analyst will also apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help business & technology stakeholders make good decisions. The Business Analyst will also be proactive and look for new ways to optimize business processes. The Business Analyst will play a pivotal role in ensuring IT’s understanding of business requirements.

 

Responsibilities

 

Support Partner 

 

The Business & Technology analyst is a trusted advisor for the CIO and may be called upon to support technology organization through:

 

  • Strategically managing a leader’s time:
  • Meeting preparation and follow up
  • Managing the internal communications plan; drafting newsletters, reports, pitch decks or presentations
  • Providing operational support by taking on day-to-day tasks, as needed
  • Assess issues that serve as barriers to a team or organization operating at maximum effectiveness

 

Meeting & Event Preparation 

 

  • A Business & Technology analyst is responsible for managing the meeting cadence for the leadership team, ensuring materials are sent in advance, time is well spent, and objectives are achieved.
  • The Business & Technology Analyst will also lead the planning and execution of special technology events, such as townhalls, Lunch and Learns.

 

Project Management 

 

A Business & Technology analyst oversees Quick-win, cross-functional projects or initiatives. Additionally, they are also responsible for:

 

  • Collaborating with business & technology stakeholders to determine project scope and vision Researching, benchmarking, analyzing data, and making recommendations.
  • Creating systems and processes to streamline operations.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.
  • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications of business requirements– verbally or through written documentation – to project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood.
  • Provide guidance and/or instruction to junior staff members.

 

Position Requirements

 

Formal Education & Certification

 

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of business administration, computer science, finance, or information systems.
  • Three+ years related work experience.

 

Knowledge & Experience

 

  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Experience overseeing the design, development, and implementation of technology processes &  solutions.
  • Exceptional analytical and statistical skills with the ability to apply them to issues as required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and project management software skills, including planning, organizing, and managing resources.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel and MS Powerpoint is essential

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it.
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Apr 05, 2019


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