Job ID: CT-61520(97590929)
Business Analyst with RFP, PMI-BA, IIBA-CBAP, DPH/HSA and Government Experience
Location: Hartford, Connecticut (CT DPH)
Duration: 6 months
Prior experience working with Federal, State, or Local Government • Prior experience working with Federal, State, or Local Government Proficient (4-6 Years) No
RFP experience evaluating RFP responses Proficient (4-6 Years) Yes
software systems business requirements for software systems Novice (1-3 Years) No
Industry Business Analysis certification • Industry Business Analysis certification a PLUS (PMI-BA, IIBA-CBAP, etc.) Proficient (4-6 Years) No
communication skills • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English Advanced (7-9 Years) Yes
DPH support or HSA • Prior experience supporting Public Health or a Health and Human Service Agency Proficient (4-6 Years) No
Microsoft Office Proficient (4-6 Years) No
Experience developing requests for proposals (RFP’s) and experience evaluating RFP responses
Experience gathering business requirements for software systems
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Prior experience working with Federal, State, or Local Government
Prior experience supporting Public Health or a Health and Human Service Agency
Industry Business Analysis certification a PLUS (PMI-BA, IIBA-CBAP, etc.)
Scope of Services
Document business requirements of new SyS solution
Document capabilities of current SyS solution at DPH
Document current unmet SyS needs
Document SyS solution standards and federal expectations
Document emerging and future needs
Document nonfunctional (e.g., technical, legal … etc.) requirements
Develop draft RFP
Receive and understand the RFP template from DAS Contracting.
Write RFP introduction
Incorporate business requirements into the RFP
Add administrative and management requirements
Develop evaluation criteria
We are seeking a highly experienced business analyst to assist DPH with the development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Syndromic Surveillance (SyS) System, as well as the evaluation of responses to the RFP. The candidate should have prior experience with RFP development, preferably in Health and Human Services within the government sector. For more information, see the attached SOW.
The business analyst will work closely with the DPH SyS staff and BITS technical staff on this initiative.
Term: The anticipated term of this engagement is October 16, 2023 – April 15, 2023. This project may be extended for up to an additional 6 months, with thirty days’ notice.
Telework: This project is considered hybrid. Unless otherwise specified, all work may be performed remotely but done so in accordance with DPH’s telework policy. The consultant must be able to commute to the office in Hartford, Connecticut at least once per week as needed. The Department reserves the right to request the contractor meet in person for any meeting it feels is appropriate. The Department reserves the right to deny or revoke telework at any time without cause.