Business Analyst/Programme Manager

Overview

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst/Programme Manager.
 
The ideal candidate will be an excellent business analyst and will have experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.

It is expected that time will be equally divided between programme management and business analysis activiries.

Your main responsabilities will be:
•    Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
•    Help design, document and maintain systems and other processes
•    Report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations to the Senior Management Team / Steering Committee
•    Communicate key insights and findings to the Senior Management Team
•    Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the customer and the business.
•    Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects
•    Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for each project
•    Coordinate cross-project activities
•    Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff
•    Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
•    Apply change, risk and resource management
•    Assume responsibility for the programme’s vendors
•    Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI
•    Resolve projects’ higher scope issues
•    Prepare reports for program directors
•    Perform quality assurance
•    Own and develop relationship with partners, working with them to optimize and enhance our integration

It is important taht you have:
•    Previous experience in business analysis
•    Proven experience as a Programme Manager or other managerial position
•    Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing
•    Experience in analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools
•    Thorough understanding of project/programme management techniques and methods
•    Excellent Knowledge of change management principles
•    Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing
•    Experience in analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools
•    Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of programme/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
•    Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Excellent problem-solving ability.
 

This contract offers attractive daily rates. If you would like to find out more details don't hesitate to get in contact.

Trish Lynch, Contracts Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Trish is a Contracts Manager with e-Frontiers. She has over 13 years recruitment experience in the areas of Software Development, Testing, Project Management and Business Analysis. She is has a BA Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Business Studies from Michael Smurfits UCD. Trish has recruited across all industry sectors, Teleco, Consultancy, Pharma, e-Learning, Financial Services and Software.

Specialises in: Java, Project Managers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects