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Core-Mark Sr. Business Analyst in Helena, Montana



Core-Mark is a Fortune 300 company that continues to grow as an industry leader in fresh and broad-line solutions to the convenience retail industry. Our reputation of empowering customers, employees, and communities has allowed us to build over $16 Billion in revenue. Through our 32 distribution centers, we offer a full range of products, programs, and solutions to customers across the U.S. and Canada.

At Core-Mark, you will discover a culture that enables you to grow, challenges you to achieve, and embraces you as family. Show us your power and come explore your opportunities with Core-Mark.


Position Summary:

The Senior Business Analyst’s role is to execute business analysis and maintain a Business Analysis (BA) practice to ensure consistency in BA methodology, standards and deliverables and promote best practices in the organization.

They are a senior member within the Project Management Office (PMO) and report directly to the Director of PMO. They are assigned to projects and work with project managers, business unit leaders and technical subject matter experts to define scope, requirements and verify all project deliverables ultimately meet business objectives.

A successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability lead the BA effort from preliminary discussions with colleagues through project inception to completion. This individual should possess strong attention to detail, critical thinking skills, superior communication skills, and a drive to add unparalleled organizational value.

This position will be based in either Westlake, TX or Richmond, BC. Some travel to other Core-Mark locations, including between Canada and US (<10%) maybe required.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, establish, and enforce business analysis process standards and deliverables within the organization

  • Define as-is and to-be processes, perform gap analysis, and devise action plans to close gaps

  • Monitor process performance (before and after project implementation) and make appropriate recommendations for improvement

  • Establish and implement effective requirements definition practices, including the use of and continuous improvement of a requirements process

  • Analyze business issues and challenges and participate in business process and business systems initiatives to improve business performance

  • Participate in defining solutions to solve complex, multidisciplinary business problems with long-term implications

  • Participate in the cost-benefit analyses for proposed changes to facilitate management in making implementation decisions

  • Work closely with business partners to determine requirements and recommendations for solutions based on the analysis of business needs, objectives, and optimal target enterprise architecture

  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders leveraging communication and presentation skills

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business and strategic objectives in collaboration with stakeholders and senior management

  • Provide business analysis support during requirements gathering, solution validation and execution

  • Develop the following documents:

  • Business Requirements

  • Functional and Non-Functional Requirements

  • Data Requirements

  • Business Scenarios and Use Cases

  • Requirements Traceability Matrix

  • Functional Specifications

  • User Interface Specifications

Skills & Experiences:

  • 10+ years of related work experience with business analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development and business case development

  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience

  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating

  • Positive, "can-do" attitude and business/customer focused approach that will enable challenging situations to be dealt with using integrity, empathy, sincerity, and patience.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Detail oriented but also able to see the big picture

  • Proficient in Project Management (Microsoft Project, Microsoft Teams, Smartsheet) and general business (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook) tools

  • Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA IIBA) or equivalent designation is desirable but not required

Core-Mark Benefits:

At Core-Mark, we know your power comes from your overall well-being and the well-being of your family. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports the health of you and your family. As a part of our family, your benefit offerings include:

  • Highly Competitive Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Core-Benefits: Life, Disability, & Employee Assistance Program all paid for by Core-Mark

  • Work/Life Balance: Sick Leave, Vacation Time, Holidays, & Tuition Reimbursement

  • Financial Wellness: 401(k) Plan with a 50% match on the first 6% contributed, Group Voluntary Benefits, Pet Insurance, Commuter Benefit, Employee Discounts, & Scholarship Opportunities for children of employees

At Core-Mark we are a family. We are committed to creating an environment that embraces and enables all to reach their full potential. It is through empowering every employee to bring their full self and full power to work that makes Core-Mark collectively stronger.