Jr. Business Analyst Co-op Student: Nova Scotia Power

  • Location: Lakeside, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: March 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

*** 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 service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees.   We are currently looking to fill the student co-op position for a Junior Business Analyst.

As part of the Procurement Continuous Improvement team focused on Supply Chain Management (SCM) improvement, the Junior Business Analyst will be responsible to:

  • Willingness to learn basic Project Management and track and complete tasks associated
  • Work with business representatives on process review and analytics to identify Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Develop standards, training and communication documentation with direction from the Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Conduct basic data analysis and assessment of data quality
  • Assist with other business improvement activities and business tasks as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must be working towards a post-secondary degree in Business or other related discipline
  • Experience and proficiency with entire MS Office suite, particularly Excel (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, formulas, merging and master sheets) together with strong analytical, data, and math skills
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Customer Service skills strongly desired
  • Must have strong business and personal communication skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail and prioritization skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving approach
  • Self-starter; must be able to meet deliverables with minimal supervision

Reports to:   Business Analyst, Supply Chain Management/Procurement

Form of Application:   Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting.  Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.

Salary:  To commensurate with qualifications and experience

Must Be Received By:  All interested candidates should apply no later than March 15, 2020

Late applications may not receive consideration.

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.