The lead business analyst uses analytic techniques to develop solutions for organizational issues. These analysts identifies metrics that can be used to measure departments' or projects' status and performance. There are a wide range of business issues that the lead business analyst may track. For example, they may ensure an office is within its budget. They may also take expense reports and perform variance analyses to determine if spending is within allowable variations of the budget; if the office is not on track to stay within budget, then the lead analyst will make recommendations on course correction.
Lead Business Analyst Tasks
Interview clients, present designs and manage communication and expectations.
Write recommendations and reports to inform decision making and data collection.
Document user needs, design decisions and specifications for new and ongoing projects.
Coordinate user groups and business experts to collect and communicate relevant data.