Co-op: Business Analyst (2 Positions)

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: November 11, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Department: Customer Solutions

Type of Employment: Term (4 month co-op beginning January 2020)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than November 11, 2019. Late applications may not receive consideration.

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional electricity service to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill two Business Analyst Co-op Student positions in our Customer Solutions department.

Accountabilities: The successful student will support the Analytics and Program Management initiatives of the Customer Solutions team. Activities include assisting with the development of an internal data warehouse, coordinating inter departmental commercial service requests and supporting technical process improvements as they relate to the management of sales efforts. You may also be required to engage with partner organizations, customers and coordinate tasks related to market research.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience: The successful incumbent is ideally in their second to fourth year of their undergraduate degree and is enrolled in a co-op program with a focus in Commerce, Computer Science, Science, or a similar discipline. The candidate must have exceptional communication skills, strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving techniques. You must be skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, have intermediate project management and analytical skills. Experience with analytics tools and process improvement initiatives would be assets. Knowledge of the industry sector is also considered an asset.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.