job summary: Our client has an immediate perm opening for an experience senior executive to head the Business Analytics team. Candidate will be responsible for leading an enterprise team in the financial services/private banking area. Will be responsible for driving solutions and implementing new initiatives as well as drive strategy. location: Woodbridge, New Jersey job type: Permanent salary: $175,000 - 250,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: The Vice President of Business Analysis reports to the CTO and is responsible for overseeing teams of business analysts (BAs) that identify, define and document business processes and software requirements to solve complex business challenges. This position is responsible for recruiting, developing and retaining talent, as well as ensuring the staff has the skills and capabilities to meet business needs. The candidate will be responsible for championing best practices and ensuring initiatives achieve business outcomes. The BA team serves as the liaison between business and IT teams within a project by facilitating communication and determining software objectives that align with stated and unstated business needs. Responsibilities: Provide leadership, vision and direction for the business analysis organizationLead the business analysis organization to successful delivery of business outcomesBuild strong working relationships with business leaders to ensure teams meet expectations and contribute to achievement of business goalsCollaborate with IT and business leaders to develop short-term and long-term strategic plansSupport and facilitate the development of innovative solutionsManage personnel, vendors, and capital expenditures within allocated budget Develop and implement a workforce strategy to meet both current and future business needs through developing, hiring and/or sourcing talentManage resource allocation across BA teams to maximize business impact and ensure each team has the skills and capabilities needed to achieve business objectivesManage BA talent, playing a key role in performance management and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiativesPartner with Learning and Development to create a comprehensive professional development curriculum that supports business skills and domain knowledge Business Analysis Activities Implement and manage status reporting, metrics and benchmarksChampion the adoption of and adherence to best of breed tools and processesIdentify and implement solutions that adhere to industry requirements to ensure compliance with industry standards, best practices and applicable regulations. Skills and Experience Business analysis skillsProject management skillsBusiness acumen and ability to understand and drive business objectives.Demonstrated leadership skills and experience.Talent management skills including talent development, coaching, mentoring, and team motivation.Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships at all levels of the organization.Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing.Organizational skills, including an ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.Understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.Understanding of relevant prototyping and issue tracking tools and platforms (e.g., Jira, Axure), with an eagerness to learn about new and unfamiliar technologies.Adaptability and ability to manage rapid change in business needs, processes, or technologies. Qualifications Bachelor's degree is required; graduate degree is desirable10+ years of experience in business analysis10+ years of experience in talent management10+ years of experience in the financial services industry, with a focus on private bankingExperience leading large (15+ employee) teams qualifications: Experience level: DirectorMinimum 10 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: Business Systems AnalystBusiness AnalysisBusiness ObjectsStrategic PlanningSBABSARequirement Analyst Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.