Information technology (IT) business analysis managers are in charge of managing different project analysis tasks for their organization. They are responsible for providing accurate, detailed reports on using IT resources to increase profitability and efficiency within the company. They identify technology-related opportunities, stay on top of current market trends, conduct assessments of processes' impacts on the business, and design solutions. They evaluate the system requirements for development and project management, as well as share key information with other managers. Generally, IT business analysis managers oversee a group of business analysis professionals and direct them to identify crucial business areas that require change or observation.
The IT business analysis manager's main functions include evaluating operational flows, defining process models, observing business processes, and suggesting changes to improve their current functioning. Generally, these managers report to the business analysis lead or vice president in their organization. They use a personal computer as one of their main tools to create complex algorithms and analysis documentation.
A bachelor's degree in information science, project management, or a related field is required for this job. In addition, previous managerial experience may be preferred. IT business analysis managers must be able to multitask on a variety of projects and have an excellent understanding of business risk and analysis methodology. These managers should also have professional experience with modern computer systems and devices, and they must work well on their own and in a team environment. They must use excellent problem-solving abilities to find effective solution to business problems, as well as possess excellent communication skills.
Business Analysis Manager, IT Tasks
- Plan, direct, and coordinate business analysis aspects of an information technology project development.
- Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
- Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
- Recommend and report to management schedule, feature, and resource prioritization and status across projects.