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Business Analyst/scrum Master Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • Diligent and self - motivated Scrum Master professional with more than 8 years of experience in Business Analysis, Process Improvement, Project Management and Procurement as well as successfully leading small to mid-sized projects and supporting several programs at different capacities.
  • Leverage technology, business administration, branding, and financial industry expertise to collaborate with other departments and senior management to drive project success, delivering to end-users, and ensuring overall program success using strong organizational, analytical, communication, and multicultural & collaboration skills.
  • Strong requirements engineering skills - gathering, analysis, and documentation
  • Expert skill in business process documentation and analysis - AS IS and TO BE using models such as UML
  • Experienced stakeholder identification and management - both at junior and senior levels
  • Experienced in the facilitation of workshops and one to one meetings
  • Proficient in the use of all MS office packages including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio, MS Access, MS Project and PowerPoint
  • Skills in the identification and management of Risks, Issues, Dependencies, and Assumptions
  • Good experience in the management of project milestones

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

IT Tools & Practices: CAPPM | MS Suite | MS Project | Trello | Finacle | MS Visio | Jira | Service Now| SAP Ariba | SQL| Agile/Waterfall Methodology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Business Analyst/Scrum Master

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Elicitation and documentation of requirements - functional and non-functional - from the relevant stakeholders
  • Document product backlogs and user stories guided by acceptance criteria and obtaining documentation signoff.
  • Interface with end-users and project business sponsors to determine, document, and obtain signoff on business requirements.
  • Establish effective and collaborative project teams, facilitate/coordinate project work within and across business units, partner with technical project lead as appropriate, ensure project deadlines are met and results are achieved as designed.
  • Modeling and creation of TO BE business processes using standards such as the UML
  • Development, documentation, and analysis of AS-IS processes for the business
  • Facilitation of meetings and workshops with stakeholders in order to reach a common agreement with requirements
  • Coordination and creation of UAT test scripts
  • Preparation and facilitation of plans and materials liaising with the relevant stakeholders
  • Helping the team understand the importance of agile environment and its processes.

Junior Business Analyst

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Business process analysis and modeling - ‘AS IS’ and ‘TO BE’ processes
  • Requirements gathering and documentation at both high and detailed levels
  • Effectively managed stakeholders (developers, testers, etc) and the business expectations
  • Assisted the facilitation of Workshops and one on one interviews
  • Assisted with the UAT preparation and execution exercises
  • Produced weekly progress reports for the team managers
  • Captured actions during meetings, assigned ownership and followed up on the owners to ensure speedy resolution

Project Coordinator

Confidential, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Monitored project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports & recommending actions.
  • Daily Management of the Project Management Office needs.
  • Assisted the Project Manager in monitoring project milestones and phases to ensure the project is on schedule.
  • Assisted the Project Manager to schedule daily briefings with the client’s project leadership.
  • Analyzed the status reports submitted by the various teams of consultants and prepare consolidated reports for the Team Leads, Project Manager, and Program manager for deliberation during stakeholders meetings.
  • Communicated with business subject matter experts to ensure expectations are kept in line with project objectives & status.
  • Coordinated stakeholders communication through shared email resource.
  • Ensured projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Drove projects to successful completion (deployment,, documentation, support) while working within the constraints and timeline.
  • Facilitated the project closure meetings between the development team, the SMEs, and stakeholders from the client.
  • Solicited supplier bids and managed vendor relationships effectively

Credit Analysis and Risk Management Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and coordinated the implementation of Oceanic Bank’s microfinance downscaling operations
  • Designed various loan/credit products for customers of the bank
  • Initiated credit appraisals, credit analysis and facility monitoring.
  • Assisted the Head of the Department to approve disbursement of loans
  • Monitored to ensure that all repayment of credit facilities was met as at when due
  • Critically involved in designing and negotiating collaborative high impact and profitable credit facility projects between the bank and state governments, this includes:
  • Delta State Oceanic Microfinance Scheme
  • Partnership of Women Agricultural Finance with Confidential - Non-Governmental Organization Programme
  • Oceanic Northern Agricultural Programme

Collateral and Procurement Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Identified and facilitated strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives for the bank line with set CSR objectives
  • Ensured all CSR projects are executed within the allocated budget.
  • Coordinated extensive employee volunteerism and charitable program through the ‘Ecobank Cares; initiative that involves hundreds of Ecobank employees annually.
  • Facilitate the bank’s corporate events and work in a collaborative and integrated manner with other units to ensure that a high-quality event/ program are consistently delivered.
  • Managed brand presence at events especially in relation to that of competitors to gain strategic advantage.
  • Collateral - Custodian of the Ecobank brand, Brand Wealth and Equity.
  • Rapid and timely deployment of brand materials to branches, zones, events or wherever needed.
  • Effective procurement and distribution of corporate gifts, Brand icons and accessories
  • Effective pre and post event analysis.

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