Join the Akiri Team

Akiri Consultants was born in 2019 with a mission to help enterprises align their business needs to the right IT tools. It is a small team of dynamic and driven IT professionals that share a common desire to grow in a unified and collaborative manner while keeping at heart the delivery of successful and valuable strategies to our clients.

Current Open Positions

Business Analyst

As Business Analyst, you will join a team dedicated to finding the right solutions for our clients to support their vision, projected growth and desired customer experience.

The expectations for the role include:

  • Supporting IT Strategy and Software Selection mandates for Akiri’s clients
  • Understanding the business processes and needs; Documenting the business and system requirements that address these needs
  • Translating complex technical details into simple terms for an executive audience to understand
  • Expressing requirements at different levels of abstraction, using visual representations as required
  • Keeping business stakeholders actively engaged and focused on identifying what needs to be achieved
  • Communicate and present concrete solutions
  • Advise clients on ways to improve and innovate, taking into account human impacts as well as technology
  • Help define and implement key business analysis methodologies, processes and tools
  • Structure and assist in user acceptance testing
  • Based in Montreal, some travel may be required
  • Full time position

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a role bridging IT and business
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong expertise in one or more of the following areas:
    • Supply chain and logistics
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail
    • Health care
    • Public/Parapublic organization/Not-for-profit
    • Customer Relationship Management
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and facilitation skills
  • Fluently bilingual (English/French) spoken and written
  • Business analysis certification (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, PMI-PBA) an asset
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of PC productivity tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio (Expert knowledge in the utilization of Excel is preferred).
  • Proven ability to identify and formalize business needs, convert them into instances of use, user case histories and/or test case
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and information processing skills
  • Ability to influence, persuade and initiate change in high-paced environments
  • Significant experience working in a environment that supports team work and collaboration