Business Analyst - Development Engineering

Salary and benefits

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

Organization name

City of Vaughan


Under the guidance and direction of the Director, the Business Analyst is responsible for performing policy and business process analysis, including process mapping & information flows in the Development Engineering Department. This includes analyzing performance measurement information and identifying ways to ensure an effective use of information in the decision-making ang business planning process to meet the Department's strategic objectives. Responsible for monitoring, tracking, collecting and curating data from multiple sources to perform precise and valuable analysis and draft reports and presentations with recommendations that identify improvement opportunities and/or support decision making. Overall, this position plays an integral role in transforming the Corporation’s business process and enhancing customer service delivery.


Four (4) year University degree in one of the following: Business administration, political
science, finance, financial analysis, public administration, social science, technical,
engineering, mathematics, computer science or related discipline. Knowledge of the land
development process is an asset.

Certification in Business Analysis (CBAP) and/or Project Management Institute-
Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) Certification.

Five (5) years of progressive experience as a Business Analyst within a complex
corporate enterprise environment with a focus on business process engineering.

Thorough knowledge of strategic planning and business process management theory
and models, including Lean Six Sigma.

Knowledge of the Planning / land development process is an asset

Conduct policy and process review/design, data gathering and analysis to facilitate clear
articulation of improvement opportunities.

Create business requirement documentation, cost-benefit analysis, business cases and
project proposals.

Conceptualize technical solutions in accordance with best practices.

Remain current with applicable Laws, Acts, Legislation and trends/technology, policy,
identifying trends in municipal innovation with respect to service delivery.

Work independently and in a group setting with minimal supervision, dealing with
complex issues within a matrixed organization and cross-functional project teams.

Work under pressure to meet deadlines or peak period workloads

Interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and contacts in a political and
community/client service environment

Use critical thinking, reason and judgement to develop conclusions or solutions to

Intermediate interpersonal, time management, organizational, analytical, report-writing,
verbal communication, written communication, presentation, prioritization, problem
solving, and leadership skills

Advanced computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Microsoft
Visio, Adobe Acrobat, financial systems/software, the internet, SAP BOBJ, SAP HANA,
and SAP BW system.

How to Apply

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Friday August 2, 2019.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.          

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Additional comments


We have an exciting Temporary Non-Unionized opportunity in the

Development Engineering Department for an experienced and motivated individual

Business Analyst – Development Engineering

(Contract – Up to 24 Months)

(JOB # J0719-0650)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Deadline for applications