PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP Business Operations Analyst III in DES MOINES, Iowa

Business Operations Analyst III - #222378Job Area:All OtherBusiness Area:PensionLocation:IA - Des MoinesCareer Category:Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time:Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:RegularDate Posted:11/09/2018Be a part of something bigger.Do you want a career where you can make a real difference? At Principal you can.We work with a greater purpose in mind-to give people the financial tools and confidence to live their best lives. And we take that to heart not only for our customers but also extend that to our employees. Be part of a building a new business within Principal.By choosing to work at Principal, you'll be a part of making a difference in the lives of customers and in communities. And you can make a difference in your own life by joining a company that cares about its employees as much as it cares about its customers. From career development to comprehensive benefits to our vibrant, diverse work environment, you'll find plenty of opportunities to enrich your personal and professional life.Responsibilities:The Business Operations Analyst III will act as a liaison between business partners and technical areas to implement business, marketing and technical solutions to meet immediate and strategic needs. Additional responsibilities will include:Effectively create, update and/or document system and business process changes for business partners in a clear and thorough manner.Lead small to medium projects including analysis, business/functional requirements and testing.Support the monitoring of objectives and key results.Verify system and process changes.Qualifications:College degree or equivalent required3+ years of related work experience required. Previous leadership experience (i.e. projects/workgroups/initiatives, etc.) preferred.Ability to work with people at all levels.Ability to build and maintain relationships.Must have working knowledge of business processes.Experience with Agile planning and execution.Critical thinking skills to align efforts with long-term, strategic vision.Possess strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.Demonstrates strong initiative, is results oriented and can meet pre-established deadlines with minimal supervision.An independent worker that is detail-orientated, can multi-task and is a quick learner.Demonstrates the ability to accept and adapt to a changing environment.Additional Information:Benefits designed with you in mind.Because each employee is unique, our benefit packages give you lots of choices. We offer comprehensive benefits that helps contribute to the healthy, fulfilling life and gratifying work experience you deserve, at an affordable cost. Click to see just a few benefits you'll receive once you join our team.Not an exact match for this role?We've got a lot of opportunities, so check out some of the others. And creating an email alert on our career site will help you keep you connected and informed of opportunities you're interested in with a just a few clicks!Work Authorization/SponsorshipAt this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we'd hope you continue to keep us in mind for other potential opportunities in the future.Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.Investment Code of EthicsFor positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business