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Eric C.
$120/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Presentation
  • Market Research
  • Business Modeling
  • Product Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Presentation Design
  • Product Development
  • Business Proposal Writing
  • Venture Capital Consulting

I currently work on product strategy at GLG, with expertise in communicating stories in the form of decks. I've pitched to VCs and outside angel investors, worked for a small VC fund, and helped several startups get up and running (including one resulting in an acquihire proposal). Given these experiences, I am confident I can help discover, and compellingly communicate, your brand and product story to propel you to your next stage. Reach out to me, and let's get started! __________________________________________________________________________ $120/hr for deck and model work. $80/hr if you would just like your deck/model/pitch...

Laura W.
$40/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Content Editing
  • Gender Analysis
  • English Proofreading
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Partnership Development
  • International Development
  • Business Proposal Writing

Hello! My name is Laura Wicks and I am an experienced Program and Project Manager specializing in Global Development. I provide consulting and advisory services for the UN, other IOs, INGOs, US-based nonprofit organizations, governments and corporate clients as well as trade and investment services for sustainable projects. I have worked with clients ranging from UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, FAO to many governments across the globe to local non-profits to private sector companies on monitoring and evaluation projects, business development as well as projects working with products in the CleanTech, Agricultural, ICT and...

Justin T.
$110/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • HTML
  • Zapier
  • JavaScript
  • Automation
  • Intuit QuickBase
  • Solution Architecture
  • Business Application Maintenance
  • Business Applications Consultation

I'm a certified QuickBase expert app developer with 5 years experience in QuickBase app design/development. QuickBase Expertise: * Process Workflow Design/Documentation * Database Analysis, Normalization, and Design * Dashboard/Report Design * Custom Forms (HTML, JavaScript) * API Integration (C#, JavaScript) * Server Side Automation (Actions, Webhooks, Automations, Notifications) * Training, Troubleshooting, and Support

Sarah V.
$125/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business Modeling
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Planning
  • Business Valuation
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Financial Forecasting

I have extensive work expertise in business and financial modeling, analysis, and forecasting. My experience includes working as an investment banker and as an investment analyst at a hedge fund in NYC. I also have experience working and helping startups, working as Chief of Strategy at an ecommerce startup helping launch the company's new brand. My education includes an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, where I concentrated in finance.

Jeff P.
$35/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Mailchimp
  • Data Entry
  • Project Management

I have built a successful and steadily growing career in the practice of Business Analysis since obtaining my Bachelor's degree in 2014. During this time I have worked for companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 50, and in industries that include retail, technology consulting, healthcare and business analytics. During the majority of this same time, I have worked through an evening MBA program to further expand my capabilities, mindset, and overall leadership capability. To some organizations, the role of Business Analyst is best filled by an individual willing to act as something of a Swiss-Army Knife. I believe that my...

Jane C.
$150/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • ITIL
  • Jira
  • Scrum Master
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Project Management
  • Product Management
  • Atlassian Confluence
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Software Development

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY Resourceful Technical Project Manager/Solution Architect/Business Analyst • Over 20 years’ experience working with C-Suite sponsors, business process owners, developers, designers, data analysts, and end-users. • Experience architecting solutions and proofs-of-concept for new processes and integrations. • Skilled in facilitating the design of innovative solutions that manage change and maximize stakeholder satisfaction while optimizing enterprise demand and resource management. • Ensure delivered business value aligned with strategic business goals. • Consistently employ solid portfolio/program/project management...

Carlos B.
$65/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • DAX
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Modeling
  • Database Design
  • Information Design
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Data Visualization
  • Instructional/Educational

I am transitioning from consulting to online education and training. Currently, a bilingual Excel and Power BI consultant focused on spreadsheet development and data display tools for decision support with an ongoing interest in the grammar of exploratory data graphics. I have over eight years of experience serving as an outsourced consultant to multiple businesses in the retail industry. I have been translating business requirements into data models and business reporting for decision support tools, including visual displays to help clients identify new actionable insights supported by quantitative information resulting in driving...

Alejandro C.
$35/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analysis
  • Product Management
  • Customer Discovery
  • Product Development
  • Business Development
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Requirement Management
  • Digital Business Modeling

I'm a seasoned engineer with over 12 years of experience in the technology sector. My first years were strongly oriented to software and hardware development. For the last 5 years I have been specializing in Digital Product Management through a Master's degree and a Digital Product Management specialization. I've worked with several digital products, such as: - Android and iOS apps. - Chatbots. - A Medical Virtual Assistant (HW and SW solution) - An Edtech web app and platform. - A fundraising web platform for NGOs. - A triathlon race web platform. - And more... I consider that my past technical experience with my actual skills are the...

Alexander D.
$35/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • System Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Requirement Management

I have been working as a Business analyst for 6 years and have practical experience in the following: System analysis: - Analyzing corporate in-house software; - Identifying, documenting, analyzing business and user requirements; - Translating business requirements into software functional and non-functional requirements; - Interacting with developers and managing development process; - Write Software Requirements Specification document; - Applying UML and BMPN notation. - Working in Agile development. Business analysis: - Business process optimization (Operations and Commercial); - Applying Six Sigma methodology; - Implementing...

Shekhar J.
$55/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Workday
  • Balsamiq
  • UX Design
  • Documentation
  • System Analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management
  • Administrative Support

Hello Everyone! Thanks for Visiting my profile. I am Business analyst with expertise in Integrations. I have implemented and managed integrations in IAM (Identity & Access Management) , HCM and Financial domain. Speaking about integrations my last couple of projects have been in Workday and I have strategized, developed and managed a variety of Workday HCM and Financial integrations. Including EIB, Core connector, Generic connector, REST/SOAP API, Studio I have developed integrations for more then 20 applications and Vendors. on Function side of things, Coming from persona design and business analysis background, I have an expertise in...

Yakov F.
$60/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Amazon PPC
  • Content Writing
  • Content Creation
  • Strategic Planning
  • eBay Listing/Writing
  • SEO Keyword Research
  • Amazon Listing Optimization
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Ecommerce Platform Development

I’m an Amazon PPC expert with 5+ years experience across a wide variety of categories. I currently manage accounts with a combined PPC budget of over $200,000 per month. I also sell my own brand so I'm careful to stay informed with the latest updates and advertising tools. Although I’m a one man show that specializes in PPC, I come equipped with a virtual team that can handle any non-PPC related task i.e. content design for listings, infographics, video etc. I can help you at any step of the way although I'm best suited to take an already existing business to the next level with industry leading PPC strategies. Skills: 1. PPC (Sponsored...

Jonathan C.
$75/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Accounting

My Number One priority is helping you improve your Business and your Bottom Line. Services include: Analyzing and upgrading your accounting systems, Finding inefficiencies that can be streamlined, Providing consulting services to find redundant costs and potential for increased profits and increased revenues, And more... My goal is to HELP you focus on what matters: Growing Your Business. Certified Public Accountant with experience in various industries and professions. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks, and various other Accounting/Bookkeeping Programs.

Prem D.
$35/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Analysis
  • MS Excel
  • Excel VBA
  • Demand Planning
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • SAP Business Objects
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Supply Chain Management

"Not only did he take WAY LESS TIME than expected. In one phone call and 2 attempts we had the finished product. Right off the bat everything was great. He works very well with expectations and wants to be sure to understand what you’re doing in order to provide the absolute best product." This is how i work =) ! I'm new on Upwork but I always do my best ;) Supply Chain and Business analyst with skills in Excel, VBA and Business Object. Financial And Supply chain Analysis -Excel Expert (VBA, Pivot table, formula, Dashboard, Charts ..) - Expert in Supply Chain Simulation, Warehouse Optimization, Logistics Network (Routing & Scheduling)...

Uriel Z.
$35/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • SQL
  • UML
  • BPMN
  • Java EE
  • JavaScript
  • IBM WebSphere
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Linux System Administration
  • Business Process Management (BPM)

Within almost 15 years of experience in the software development industry I recognise that technology is synonym of innovation(at least it should be), and innovation is evolution, no matter if it is business oriented or lifestyle oriented. So technology has a structure (architecture) I understand and that I can handle in a professional way in the benefit of any business or idea. Technology + People + Processes + Data should be integrated seamlessly for a good business health. In my field quality information is the clue, it should be complete, on time, clear and truthful.

Adam C.
$150/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Plan
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Management Consulting

Experienced and proven business leader with a passion for strategy and helping clients achieve their most challenging business objectives. My mission is to utilize my talent and deep real world experience to introduce your winning business idea to the people who love them! I am here to make you a rock star! It's ALL about the results! 'Love it or you don't pay' - 100% money back guarantee... During the development of strategy or a complete business plan, the clients are completely involved in the process... the result is a divergent thinking collaboration, a true learning experience, and a true roadmap for success!

Russell H.
$160/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • WordPress
  • Operations
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Frontend Development
  • Project Management Capability

Through years in the Navy, I have taken on various roles leading divisions and teams to accomplish missions. I have also been involved in various levels of strategic planning. YOU MIGHT NEED MY SKILLS!! I have experience in: Project Management Strategic Planning Data Analysis C-suite Level Client engagement These experiences have involved lots of: Customer and Competitive Research Metrics Development Work with Python Strategic Planning and Implementation I also have experience: Front End Web page development and Wordpress page development Coding with CSS, HTML, Python, SQL

Carly R.
$50/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Marketing
  • Google Docs
  • Data Mining
  • Business Plan
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Business Development
  • Research & Development
  • Email Marketing Strategy

I want to help you and your business be the best it can be! I am an experienced professional in Business Development, Marketing and Sales. Strong education professional, skilled in Marketing Management, Business Strategy, Operations Management, Social Media Management, and Brand Strategy. I have great business instincts, I will see the best avenues for your company to generate revenue, and provide the steps to get there. Lets get you on track to make that ROI!

Arun N.
$50/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Excel VBA
  • Automation
  • Data Analytics
  • Employee Training
  • Financial Analysis
  • Product Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Agile Project Management
  • Cross Functional Team Leadership

I am an analytical and solution-oriented technologist with over 18 years’ experience in the IT, ICT, Financial Services, and Automotive sectors across Europe, Asia, and North America. Experienced with working in both start-up and high growth organizations, I am adept at leading Strategic and Operational transformation initiatives that help a Business improve revenues and/or decrease operational expenses. As a certified Agile Practitioner and Professional Scrum Master and SAFe Agilist, I have supervised agile transformation projects and SCRUM teams, engaged in developing disruptive technologies in the fields of Machine learning, Data...

Steven P.
$60/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • CRM
  • Zoho CRM
  • Analytics
  • Web Design
  • Data Modeling
  • Sales Operations
  • Operations Management
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Business Process Reengineering

I am a Zoho Authorized Partner who has been building and deploying CRM systems for small and large corporations. I have worked in a variety of industries such as financial, technology, marketing, and retail. Zoho provides what I believe to be a unique platform that enables a business to succeed without the need for complicated and costly software development. This is the key reason why I have chosen Zoho CRM and the entire Zoho platform for my specialty. Most recently, I have completed large and small Zoho implementations for 20 different companies from all different industries (e.g. online newspaper, coworking workspace company, fitness...

Guilherme S.
$50/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Translation English Portuguese
  • Translation Portuguese English

Assisting companies with Mergers, Acquisitions and Capital Raise. Buy-side and sell-side advisory. We've completed over 50 deals in the past 7 years.

Bonnie S.
$65/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • CRM
  • HubSpot
  • Email Marketing
  • Content Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Process Improvement
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • NetSuite Administration
  • Agile Project Management

A list of skills I have demonstrated in past positions are: -Manage technical aspects of key marketing systems (marketing automation, CRM) used to generate, distribute, and report on leads. Specifically: Hubspot, Netsuite, Klavio, Mailchimp, SEM Rush, Raven Tools, Emma Email Marketing, Google Analytics, Adwords, and many others. -Work closely with the business intelligence and sales teams to ensure alignment. -Establish and maintain scalable processes that ensure best practices in campaign and lead management. -Create and maintain metrics reports on marketing and sales activities, effectiveness, and business impact. -Analyze marketing and...

Barbora J.
$60/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Blockchain
  • Blog Writing
  • Branding Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • Social Media Marketing

Do you want to work with a creative, reliable and effective professional? Are you looking someone with expertise in technology or specifically blockchain? Would you like a strong brand, killer marketing strategy and engaging content? Then I believe you have found your freelancer! I am Barbora, here to create your powerful brand, great content and help you solve any business challenge! My background: I develop brand and marketing strategies for various clients via Skeptical Robot Studios. We reimagine communication and make sure potential customers find the amazing services of our clientele. We work exclusively with technology companies....

Clinton M.
$100/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • SEO
  • Scrum
  • Web Design
  • Product Roadmap
  • Google Analytics
  • Product Analytics
  • Product Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Agile Project Management

With a B.A. in Business and Economics and years of experience wearing multiple hats in startup type business in different industries - I have been a participant in a broad range of projects. Additionally, I have completed Bloc’s Web Development Bootcamp in which I have taken in order to integrate technical skills into my business background. Some of these technical skills include; git, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, databases, agile methodologies and much more. I have five years of experience managing a crew of 19 other people in a highly stressful environment as a wildland firefighter. While I realize this is a very different area as...

Dmytro K.
$31/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analysis
  • Management Skills
  • Financial Analysis

Experienced in development of IT solutions for business as a Product Owner and Business Analyst. Wide business knowledge affirmed by 13.000+ hours in holistic analytical coverage of company’s activities with deep insight into finance, business processes, and technology. Comprehensive view of SAP ERP. Bilingual with fluent English.

Evan M.
$45/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Analytics
  • Mathematics
  • Data Science
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Statistical Analysis

I am a problem-solving oriented individual with a keen ability to learn quickly and adapt to diverse settings, with experience in Data Science, especially Predictive Modeling, and Mathematical Optimization. My business intuition and communication skills will enable me to make a quick impact and deliver high-quality results for your business. Additionally, I am a fluent programmer in R, Python, and SQL, with specialized experience building web-applications for analytical interfaces in R Shiny and Python's Plotly Dash and a moderate amount of experience working with Microsoft Azure's Databricks with Pyspark and Azure Machine Learning Studio.

Khurram C.
$197/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Plan
  • Budget Planning
  • Business Modeling
  • Financial Planning
  • Business Management
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Business Development
  • Financial Forecasting

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Lisa G.
$150/hr
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analysis
  • Market Analysis
  • Brand Marketing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Brand Management
  • Branding Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Modeling
  • Marketing Strategy

Extensive experience in brand marketing, general management and finance. Strategic thinker and planner. Loves data and analysis. Avid real estate investor. Semi-retired, just looking for some interesting projects where I can bring my skills and passion to add value.

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How to Hire Top Business Analysts

How to hire business analysts

In the modern marketplace, a business’s success depends upon its ability to collect the right information and act upon it. A business analyst can help you identify KPIs, formulate strategies, communicate stakeholder objectives, and otherwise reduce the administrative overhead associated with running a business.

So how do you hire business analysts? What follows are some tips for finding top business analysts on Upwork.

How to shortlist business analysis professionals

As you’re browsing available business analysis consultants, it can be helpful to develop a shortlist of the contractors you may want to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria such as:

  • Industry fit. You want a business analyst who understands the language of your business so they can effectively communicate requirements from stakeholders.
  • Project experience. Screen candidate profiles for specific skills and experience (e.g., creating presentations with Lucidchart).
  • Feedback. Check reviews from past clients for glowing testimonials or red flags that can tell you what it’s like to work with a particular business analyst.

How to write an effective business analyst job post

With a clear picture of your ideal business analyst in mind, it’s time to write that job post. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

An effective business analyst job post should include:

  • Scope of work: From requirements gathering to stakeholder management, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain presentation tools, collaborative software, or data analytics suites, mention this here.
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

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BUSINESS ANALYSTS FAQ

What is a business analyst?

A business analyst is someone who gathers requirements from management and stakeholders and develops a plan of action on how to meet their goals. They analyze the business to see which resources (such as employees and company assets) are available and which need to be acquired. A big part of the role is serving as an information liaison between different departments of a company.

Here’s a quick overview of the skills you should look for in business analysis professionals:

  • Business analysis (e.g., business process modeling, continuity planning)
  • Data analytics
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Why hire business analysts?

The trick to finding top business analysts is to identify your needs. Do you need only basic administrative help, or are you also seeking the strong data analytics skills of a business intelligence analyst to assist with data mergers, master reports, and process improvements? The cost of your project will depend largely on your scope of work and the specific skills needed to bring your project to life.

How much does it cost to hire a business analyst?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced business analyst may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their business analysis services more competitively.

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project.

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