Job ID: 7408
Updated: Nov 15, 2023
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Information Technology
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and alternative asset management; restructurings; high-stakes commercial and intellectual property litigation; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,500 lawyers) operating from 20 offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Business Process Analyst I will collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to identify, gather, document, and analyze business requirements, processes, and workflows. They will translate these requirements into functional requirements for technical teams and work closely with project managers, developers, architects, and the testing team. The position requires driving change from idea to delivery including validating resulting change meets the business requirements. An analytical and detail oriented professional with an exceptional ability to grasp complex workflows quickly and completely with numerous use cases and critical business impact is essential for this role. Ingenuity coupled with the ability and desire to continually improve both business operations and processes.
This position reports to the Director of Process and requires working closely with mid to senior level management, attorneys, application developers, and product designers, to elicit, document, and translate specifications on applications for the departments, Firm, and the Firm’s clients. The successful candidate must be results driven and have experience working with stakeholders who demand high quality and quick turnaround. Thus, the applicant must possess highly developed skills, including but not limited to, advanced verbal and written communication, active listening, business analysis and technical writing. This individual must have experience working with developers, architects, and external vendors. The Business Process Analyst I must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years’ experience applying business systems analysis and business process management principles at different levels of an organization within an iterative and phased approach.
Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
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