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AP Senior Business Analyst

Saipan, CNMI

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We are looking for a vibrant and passionate Senior Business Analyst with the analytical bent of mind and eff ective communication skills to analyze and understand technical aspects of various development projects. The candidate shall be responsible for analyzing business processes, performing feasibility studies, eliciting project requirements, proactively communicating with clients, and drafting proposals with detailed deliverables. The elaborate role of a Senior Business Analyst is to identify opportunities within the business sector, research vendors for sole-source or competitive pricing, and perform general clerical duties. A Senior Business Analyst helps improve effi ciency by identifying areas that can be improved, strengthening processes where necessary, and communicating findings with those they work closely with throughout AP and all its affi liates. Ultimately, you will work directly with other team members to assist them in projects and general tasks within the offi ce and the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify potential bid opportunities by monitoring bid databases, reviewing RFPs (Requests for Proposal), and conducting market research.
● Prepare proposals and ensure the achievement of the desired project outcome at the best possible price.
● Review proposal requirements and ensure that all proposals meet the client's specifications, including reviewing the scope of work, technical requirements, and commercial terms.
● Calculate procurement budgets for bids and proposals, ensuring that spending is within budgetary constraints and that cost savings are achieved wherever possible.
● Monitor and analyze post-bid to identify areas for improvement and ensure that lessons learned from previous proposals are incorporated into future proposals.
● Conducting market research to identify new products, services, and suppliers, as well as emerging trends and best procurement practices.
● Purchase goods or services that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organization or criteria.
● Research business opportunities, licensing processes, and potential vendors.
● Monitor supplier and freight performance for future reference
● Coordinate with freight forwarding companies on costs and arrangements of orders to be brought over to the Saipan offi ce and/or affi liated companies
● Work with freight forwarding companies and suppliers to be exempted from sales tax
● Track orders and ensure timely delivery
● Perform general clerical duties: scanning, filing, organizing, scheduling meetings, making phone calls, etc.
● Train and mentor Saipan business analysts, helping them to develop the skills they need to succeed in their roles.
● Identifying and addressing operational, financial and technological risks within the business.
● Maintaining, testing and improving business and systems operations.
● Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
● Identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
● Identifying innovative ways to increase customer satisfaction.
● Evaluating the performance of project teams to ensure that targets and deadlines are met.
● Communicating ideas and viewpoints to senior management.
● Acting as a liaison between business and IT groups.
● Sourcing materials, goods, products, and services and negotiating the best or most cost-eff ective contracts and deals.
● Follow and comply with all established policies and procedures.
● Proven ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
● Detail oriented with strong organizational, process improvement, and problem solving skills.
● Understanding technical designs as well as specifications of projects.
● Create visual diagrams including flow charts, data diagrams, system designs and similar technical representations.
● Prepare technical documentation for the project solutions
● Prepare design specifications documentation.
● Assist with initiatives and program tasks ensuring assigned audit planning, data gathering, analysis and testing tasks are accomplished in the timeframe established.
● Maintain a good understanding of business models and risks.
● Off er value-added recommendations to supervisors on internal controls.
● Assist in maintaining overall quality and client satisfaction, and provides feedback on work products.
● Report progress of assigned audit or program work and seek input from the Manager and Director.
● Develop expertise of the business environment and industry practices, internal audit professional practices and specific business decisions.
● Project sourcing and logistics coordination
● Coordinating with fellow colleagues of project deliverables and project tasks assigned
● Project Reporting and progress updates to respective Managers or Executives
● Other related duties assigned.
● This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by management.

● Associates or Bachelor’s degree or an educational degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field.
● Experience in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field.
● Experience with performing Compliance and Regulatory Audits, Risk Management and Mitigation.
● Experience with compliance issues in a health insurance environment and think analytically.
● Effective verbal, written, and communication skills.
● Demonstrated ability to perform analysis and work well within a team.
● Proven ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
● Detail oriented with strong organizational, process improvement, and problem solving skills.
● Experience with Audit and Trending Reporting.
● Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Offi ce).
● Has general knowledge in the business sector and how processes work
● Previous experience in offi ce administration
● Ability to work independently and with others within a fast-paced environment
● Ability to multitask responsibilities and projects
● Proficiency in general clerical tasks such as filing, documenting, answering phones, etc.
● Fluency in Google Workspace or Microsoft Office Suite and project management softwares Minimum

Required Qualifications:
● English Speaking
● Experience writing and/or following Standard Operating Procedures
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● Strong Google Suite or Microsoft Offi ce Suite experience

Required Skills:
● Ability to analyze and understand technical aspects of a project.
● Extremely organized with strong time-management skills
● Passionate to learn and explore technology solutions.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Demonstrated ability to interact eff ectively with various levels of management.
● Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Office)
● Demonstrated ability to perform analysis and work well within a team.

Job Application Requirements:
● Send info to
● Filled and signed application
● Most recent Resume
● Police and/or Court Clearance
● Valid Driver’s License

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