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Advisor - PeopleSoft Business Analyst

Business Support - Other
Alberta Health Services
ALB00081087 Requisition #
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Reporting to the Manager HR Business Support Services, this is a key position which serves as a liaison between the AHS Human Resource Department, AHS HR Shared Services and AHS IT. This Advisor - PeopleSoft Business Analyst position provides system support and analysis to leverage technology solutions to meet the needs of HR Shared Services, AHS HR and all users of Alberta Health Services' human resource management systems (PeopleSoft, Recruitment Management System and eRecords). This position works within a team of HRMS analysts who are responsible for assessing needs for various business functions, assisting various business users on and assisting management in identifying and analyzing options and recommending business process enhancements. As a Functional Analyst as part of the HR Business Support Services team, you will be part of the team providing effective expertise to facilitate the delivery and support of various PeopleSoft modules; troubleshoot issues; analyze current system and business processes; and develop recommendations for implementing enhancements, fixes or new processes. All Non-Union Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.


Define and analyze the application technical/functional requirements with specific hands on experience as a PeopleSoft Business Analyst for Benefits Administration and Manager/Employee Self Service with analysis on impact to other modules including Position Management, HR, Payroll, Pension, Payroll Accounting, Self Service and time and Labor. Develop necessary queries/reports to meet requirements as gathered and outlined. Provides project oversight from design through implementation on multiple system enhancements and configuration requests. Identifies, tracks, monitors and communicates on project-related issues, scope changes, variances, and contingencies that occur during the course of the project. Assess needs for various business functions, assisting various business users and assisting management in identifying and analyzing the options, and recommending business process enhancement. Prepares, develops, and implements detailed functional system design specifications, test plans, and user documentation for functional and technical completeness and accuracy. Troubleshooting possible system issues. Provides input into proposals and system solution for several different PeopleSoft modules.

  • Classification: Advisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: CO-Human Resources IS
  • Primary Location: Southport Tower
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-JAN-2019
  • Date Available: 04-FEB-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $28.20
  • Maximum Salary: $48.45
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Strong Business and Functional knowledge of PeopleSoft with a focus on Manager and Employee Self Service or Benefits Administration. Minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience within the last 10 years as a Business Analyst in a PeopleSoft HRMS environment. A University Degree in Business, Human Resources, BA Certification, or the equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrated by progressively more responsible roles or positions is required. PeopleSoft 9.2 experience is a requirement. Experience working with a large, complete, and unionized HR/Payroll processing organization information in this field.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated successful experience is required in: Conducting business requirements analysis activities. Demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving, decision making and critical thinking. Developing impact analysis. Developing functional, application and process strategies, solutions and plans. Developing test strategies, planning and executing test phases. Assessing implementation readiness (organizational, application, support). Proficiency in MS project, Excel, Publisher, Work and Visio. Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to work effectively with all levels of the organization. Leadership skills and the ability to work together in a team environment, as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Project upgrade experience is an asset. Experience working with a large, complex, and unionized HR/Payroll processing organization is an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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