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HR Business Analyst III

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
As an HR Business Analyst III you will manage functional deliverables for the global HR business function and systems. This position will be responsible for liaising with business users to understand and articulate business requirements, system features and priorities. This role will also work very closely with the solution architecture as well as IT delivery teams to support systems design/development/QA etc. SDLC activities. You will also be required partner closely with the HR Business teams, consultants and vendors to implement additional features and enhancements for HR applications.

Responsibilities :

  • Maintain working relationships with internal IT team, business users, product vendors
  • Ability to comprehend complex business problems and propose solutions including business and system process improvements
  • Assess/prioritize business requests and partner with technology teams
  • Manage scope and functional deliverables for HR IT projects
  • Facilitate functional meetings and/or application support activities
  • Own HR test strategy and execution
  • Work closely with HR product and service vendors including global outsourced teams for project delivery


  • 8+ years' relevant experience in implementing/supporting business and systems processes
  • Experience in apparel is highly desired
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
  • Experience in at least 2 major global system implementations
  • Exposure in vendor/software assessment including managing RFI/RFP process
  • Experience working with external partner teams based in locations across the globe
  • Understanding of basic project management methodologies and agile delivery process
  • Ability to manage long/short term product roadmap in conjunction with functional leads
  • Experience in full life cycle implementation (requirements gathering, process design, configuration, functional design, testing, conversion, and deployment)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, Power Point) experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to facilitate meetings
  • Experience with HPQC desired

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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