ISL 24R – Business Systems Analyst

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 15, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $63,973.31 - $72,937.86 - Annual
Location Burnaby, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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ISL 24R – Business Systems Analyst – (61190)

Posting Title: ISL 24R – Business Systems Analyst
Position Classification: Information Systems R24
Union: GEU
Location: Burnaby, BC V8J 1O1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $63,973.31 – $72,937.86 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 6/17/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch
Ministry Branch / Division: BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Job Summary

Business Systems Analyst, IS R24 , Regular Full Time
IS R24: $63,973.31 to $72,937.86 per annum PLUS Temporary Market Adjustment 6.6%

STEP into a career with one of BC’s Top Employers since 2009.

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of the largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol in Canada, generating a net income of approximately $1.08 billion on annual sales of approximately $3.3 billion in fiscal 2016/17. LDB has a workforce of approximately 4,000 full and part-time employees, operates 197 retail stores across the province, oversees the operations of approximately 220 Rural Agency Stores and has the role of wholesaler to approximately 700 private liquor retail outlets and 10,000 licensed establishments.

The LDB is a unique government entity that operates with similar independence to a Crown Corporation under the direction of a General Manager and CEO.

In February 2018, the LDB was assigned to distribute, wholesale and sell non-medicinal cannabis inclusive of a government owned online channel with a mandate to support government’s key priorities of protecting children and youth, ensuring health and safety standards, and keeping the criminal element out of the supply chain. Effective October 17, 2018 the LDB has added wholesaling and retailing of non-medical cannabis –named LDB Cannabis Operations to the existing business of wholesaling and retailing of Liquor.

LDB’s Information Technology Division (IT) provides reliable, responsive and secure systems and services to support LDB in operational excellence and delivering superior customer service.

The LDB’s Information Technology Division consists of six departments and 23 distinctive units, with 200+ FTEs. IT has adopted a multi-sourcing strategy and leverages a combination of internal and external expertise, including outsourced services, contracted services and shared services, to deliver the IT mandate of supporting current operations and future business needs. Strategic plans, governance of standards and risk management are all developed internally to support Divisional and Corporate goals.

Reporting to the IT Service Manager, the Business Systems Analyst functions in a consultative and collaborative environment that requires the incumbent to work to ensure a balance between the needs and priorities of the client and IT. The position is responsible for completing business analysis, obtaining clear definition of the business requirements, developing cost-benefit/alternative analysis, risk assessment, recommendations, and preparing branch standard business and technical documentation.

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. Please note that a cover letter is a requirement of this competition.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.

For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the How to Apply section below.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kenny Chan, IT Service Manager,  Information Technology – IT Shared Service by phone at 604 252-6231.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

An eligibility list may be established. A criminal record check is required.

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A combination of technology related education and experience that includes the following specific requirements:


A minimum of 3 years recent and related experience in business analysis

Experience with each phase of the project management life cycle.

Experience working with business systems and processes.


Preference will be given to candidates with experience in systems and processes related to Retail, Wholesale and/or Supply Chain.

Knowledge of IT and trends in information technology

Expert knowledge of MS Windows, MS Project and Visio

Working knowledge of business modelling tools and techniques

Knowledge of cost-benefit analysis methodology

Skills and Abilities:

Strong time management and organizational skills are required to manage concurrent activities and meet timelines.

Strong negotiation and interpersonal /relationship management skills are required to gain acceptance of planning strategies from a variety of groups at all levels.

Must be able to work independently and as a member of a diverse team.

Must be able to demonstrate good analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

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