A performance improvement analyst's main duty is to identify and develop strategic plans to help improve procedures and strategies in their company's projects. Additionally, a performance improvement analyst develops training programs for departments across their organization to encourage employee productivity and update operational systems to best fit clients' needs. These professionals also compile data such as quality, internal financial, and satisfaction data; they use this data to incorporate new methods into company practices to increase individual and team performance. Performance improvement analysts works in numerous industries, such as the health care and financial management. These professionals generally work in an office setting during regular business hours.
A performance improvement analyst positions generally require at least a bachelor’s degree in business administration, industrial engineering, organizational psychology, or a related field. Some corporations also look for performance improvement analysts that have at least two years experience in the field in which they are applying, as well as strong project management experience. A performance improvement analyst should also acquire certification in LEAN and have knowledge of ISO and Quality.
Performance Improvement Analyst Tasks
Collaborate with company administration to develop improvement plans.
Identify improvement opportunities for processes and performance and implement strategies for success.
Examine company processes for errors, mistakes in decision-making, inefficiency, and other factors that contribute to negative performance.
Run training programs for staff to streamline processes.