This opportunity is based in Lausanne

Senior Business Analyst


You want to play a key role in the digital transformation projects of our clients? You want to be involved/hands-on on complex projects with first-tier clients? You are a specialist in your field and ready to develop your potential with our team? You are motivated by teamwork and driven by the sense of efficiency? Then join our team in Lausanne!


ELCA Advisory is the consulting business line of ELCA, one of the largest independent IT companies in Switzerland. We provide expertise and support in the following areas: IT & Digital Strategies, Governance and Digital Transformation. We help companies to enable business capabilities by leveraging modern technologies. The expertise of our consultants allows us to respond to our clients' problems by providing them with clear and pragmatic consulting advice underpinned with real practice experience and strong professional skills in the project management and business analysis.

ELCA Advisory is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to strengthen its team.

In this role

As a Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for the following activities:

  • You support our customers in the implementation of their digitalization strategies and IT projects: You understand the customer needs in order to conceptualize and design the most efficient solution
  • You solve our clients' challenges through a structured approach, identify project risks and effectively communicate proposed remedies; you engage with our clients and their stakeholders to clarify issues, identify problems, define measures and make recommendations
  • You conduct workshops with our clients to guide them through the various phases of the project
  • You lead the entire lifecycle from business need to analysis to solution design in collaboration with business and technical stakeholders
  • You prioritize the requirements of the various stakeholders
  • You identify, elicit, analyze and document business requirements in the form of user stories that can be developed using agile methodology. Typically, your field of activity is at the interface between the customer and the various experts (subject matter experts, development team, etc.).
  • You lead system tests
  • You contribute to project management and administration

What we offer

  • Get the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience by working on a broad range of exciting projects, products, customers and technologies
  • A dynamic work and collaborative environment with a highly motivated multi-cultural and international sites team
  • Attractive prospects for career path & Personal development through training and coaching
  • The chance to make a difference in peoples’ life by building innovative solutions
  • Various internal coding events (Hackathon, Brownbags), see our technical blog
  • Monthly After-Works organized per locations
  • Good work-life balance (2 days per week from home)
  • Attractive pension fund with 3 types of employees’ contributions
  • Premium and worldwide coverage with Zurich insurance fully supported by the company
  • 1/2 SBB fare abonnement
  • Mobile and internet discount program

About your profile

  • University degree in IT, business administration or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in business analysis or management consulting (ideally in a service company)
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, proven success in dealing with stakeholders and experts
  • Robust communication and persuasion skills are a must in order to respond to RFPs and marketing initiatives in French and English
  • Proactivity, strong ability to work independently and in a structured manner
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Entrepreneurial approach, high motivation to take IT solutions from idea to successful implementation
  • Strong interest in strategic consulting (data or IT governance, digital strategy, IT management, audit and assessments)

As a plus:

  • Certifications: IREB, HERMES, CSPO, ISTQB or IPMA.
  • Experience with data modeling, BPM
  • Experience in one of the following industries: Energy, Construction, Healthcare or Public Administration.


You meet all requirements perfectly? You are responsible, ambitious and enthusiastic about IT topics and agile customer orientation? Then you are the ideal candidate, and we would be happy to meet you personally.

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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