Business Project Analyst in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth.


Under general supervision, a Business Project Analyst is responsible for the business analysis development of a project throughout its lifecycle I.E. Idea, Study, Research, Plan, and Implement.  Duties include the collection of information required to start projects, collaboration with business/IT owners to analyze and communicate requirements and changes to business processes, policies, etc., and ensure project objectives are in alignment with the project. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates/assists stakeholder(s) with discovery, scope, estimates, and business case development for new projects.
  • Supports project business owners to complete Project Charter and Financial Justification Worksheet
  • In collaboration with IT, contributes to research, analysis, and documentation including, but not limited to detailing requirements analysis; fit / gap analysis; cost / benefit analysis; and feasibility studies.
  • Participates in cross-functional process improvement and analysis workshops.
  • Works together with cross-functional teams to gather information and provide analysis.
  • Researches and analyzes process improvement requests made by Business Segment Stakeholders.
  • Participates in project/enhancement intake and prioritization process.
  • Assists stakeholders in CSI activities.
  • Documents current and future state processes using Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), and in accordance with Company standards.
  • Drives the development of project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); measurements and metrics to gauge value and performance; confirms value of new projects is realized by facilitating metrics definition and tracking investment success in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Acts as a main source of information for assigned projects to external teams.
  • Lead meetings, conference calls and assists with training and change management for project/enhancement deliverables as needed.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • At least 3 years of prior experience in a management or analytical role.
  • A solid understanding of Merchandising or Supply Chain business fundamentals and processes is needed.
  • Proven ability to gather and analyze processes and data, research business levers, apply context and trend analysis is necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience with project analysis, business case development and financial analysis
  • Troubleshooting, organizational and problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • This role involves juggling multiple tasks and projects. project analysts should be extremely organized, capable of multitasking and managing their time well.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, present complex ideas concisely and clearly articulate ideas verbally and in writing is necessary.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft office, including skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills are essential.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is necessary.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • This position requires excellent communication, organizational, customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values are key attributes.


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Computer Information Systems or related or equivalent experience is required.
  • Certification for project management is not necessary, but it may improve employment chances of candidates with unrelated degrees.


Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.


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Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime (more than forty hours per week) may be necessary.