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Matt Colivas

Canada

Bringing Product Visions to Life with Animation

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Łukasz Misiak

Warsaw, Poland

Product Manager

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Alexander Karl

Berlin, Germany

🚀 digital sales channels for champion companies

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Emilie Lebel

Ottawa, Canada

Strategic Marketing, Branding, and Consulting

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Justin Rudnick

Longmont, United States

Empowering Local Businesses with Google

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Blorquix Tech

El Salvador

Low-Code/No-Code expert delivering speedy results

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Henry Du

Calgary, Canada

AI & Data: Custom ML Solutions & Analysis

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Hana Kari

Nigeria

Bridging the gap between business & tech

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Anthony Remichris

Nigeria

Data Analyst / Business Analyst, and Data Scraper

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Sara Landi Tortoli

Berlin, Germany

Scaling Businesses with AI & Growth Strategies

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David Borgaily

Reading, United States

🚀 Expert Project Manager & CAPM Certified 🥇

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Tom Rynkowski

Bath, United Kingdom

Business Process & Digital Transformation Specialist

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Salman Taha

Lahore, Pakistan

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Angelin

Jakarta, Indonesia

Data Analyst, Visualizer, Modelling analyst

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Bernardo Silva

Portugal

Fundraising, Strategy, and Business Analysis

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Madison Cuba

Texas, United States

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Prashant Graphics

Bilaspur, India

i have one+ year experience about graphic design

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Mohamed Fayas Jawfer

Germany

Helping you enhance productivity & performance 🚀

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Aimee Carson

Denver, United States

Digital Project Analyst

Common projects for Business Analysts

Market research and competitive analysis.

Data analysis and reporting.

Business process improvement.

Risk management and mitigation strategies.

Strategic business planning.

Financial forecasting and budgeting.

Tips for working with and hiring Business Analysts

Define your project goals

Before hiring a business analyst, clearly outline your project goals and objectives. This will help the analyst to fully understand what you expect from them and how they can add value to your project.

Review their skill set

A proficient business analyst should have a combination of technical and soft skills. Look for skills such as data analysis, problem-solving, communication, and knowledge of business structures and processes.

Check their experience

Experience in your industry can be a big plus. An analyst who understands your market can provide valuable insights and make more accurate predictions.

Communication is key

Regular communication with your business analyst is essential. Set up regular meetings and ask for updates on their progress. Remember to provide feedback and discuss any changes in your project through Contra.

How to hire Business Analysts

Define your project

Have a clear understanding of your project goals and how a business analyst can help you achieve them. This includes identifying key tasks, deliverables, and timeline.

Post a detailed job

Create a detailed job post on Contra outlining your requirements, expected deliverables, and the skills needed for the job. This will help attract qualified business analysts.

Review applications and shortlist candidates

Review the applications you receive and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. You can also review the past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Ask relevant questions during the interview to assess their skills, experience, and approach to work. Discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you have found the right candidate, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Business Analysts

1. Can you describe a project where your analysis significantly impacted a business decision?

2. How do you handle conflicting opinions or disagreements during a project?

3. Can you explain a complex data analysis concept in simple terms?

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Frequently asked
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A business analyst is a professional who uses data to improve the efficiency of a business, reduce costs, and increase revenue. They analyze business needs and problems, develop solutions, and help businesses make strategic decisions.

A business analyst is a professional who uses data to improve the efficiency of a business, reduce costs, and increase revenue. They analyze business needs and problems, develop solutions, and help businesses make strategic decisions.

Hiring a business analyst on Contra allows you to find top freelance talent with the necessary skills and experience. You can review their profiles, manage contracts and payments, and communicate directly with them, all on one platform.

Business Analysts use a variety of tools for data collection, analysis, and visualization, such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Analytics, Tableau, SQL, and Python. They also use project management tools like Jira and communication tools like Confluence.

You can post a job with your project details on Contra. Business Analysts who match your requirements can apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Business Analysts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Business Analyst skills often include strategic planning, business model analysis, process design, and system analysis. They can also involve data analysis, financial forecasting, and risk management.

The cost of hiring a Business Analyst on Contra can range from $25 to $60 per hour, depending on the analyst's experience, skills, and the complexity of your project.

Business Analysts on Contra are paid commission-free. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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