Senior Business Analyst

  • Job Ref: 4854
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent

Overview

Reports to: Head of Business Analysis

Key responsibilities

 

  • Manage and lead multiple phases of technical areas within a project and/or multiple small projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments
  • Map full business processes and implement solutions for technological and process improvements within the context of overall business processes
  • Gather business requirements from stakeholders and review existing ones to produce detailed business requirement specification documents
  • Run workshops using proven techniques for creating detailed business, functional and non-functional requirements
  • Assist and lead team contribution and communication to ensure complete requirement coverage
  • Apply standards and methodologies. Provide expertise and support on use of methods and tools
  • Responsible for needs analysis, task planning, process/data analysis and modelling and/or logical database design with relational databases
  • Identify and assess risks to the success of the project
  • Agree the project approach with stakeholders, and prepare realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans)
  • Track activities against the project schedule and manage stakeholder involvement as appropriate
  • Handle training and build competency within the practice

Experience required

 

  • 4 years + Business Analyst experience
  • Financial experience/background (2 years+ min – 5 years + preferential)
  • Agile preferential
  • Process improvement experience an advantage
  • Excellent client-facing skills
 
  • People management skills - introducing and building ways in which people can learn from each other, encouraging mentoring and the transfer of knowledge by designing and delivering learning interventions
  • Team work and emotional intelligence
  • Good self-management – continuous performance is both an objective and a mind-set
  • Has an innovative approach – a bold thinker and doer, matching creativity with vigilance
  • High value on openness and transparency
 
  • Knowledge in business analysis methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments
  • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge
  • Proven ability in assuring project meets quality standards by providing guidance and developing procedures relating to product quality
  • Experience in applying problem-solving methodologies and tools to diagnose and solve operational problems
  • Experience in providing technical guidance to enable others and solving technical queries from junior colleagues
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Experience of using recommended project control solutions for planning, scheduling and tracking
 

 

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STAMP 4 VISA OR EU CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE (SPONSORSHIP NOT OFFERED)

Cathay Duffy, IT Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Cathal is a member of the Software & Business Technology Team, mainly specialising in hiring Business Analysts, Project Managers and Product Managers for small to medium sized Irish companies to global leaders in the technology sector. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), from the National University of Ireland, Galway specialising in Human Resources (HR).

Specialises in: Business Analysts, Project Managers, Agile