Business Analyst – Contract

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Business Analyst – Contract

Dublin City Centre / Dublin West



Ref: E4014NB

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Business Analyst. This role is on a permanent basis. The successful candidate should ideally come from a Financial Services background.


My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Business Analyst. This role is on a permanent basis. The successful candidate should ideally come from a Financial Services background. The candidate required will possess the right balance of technical business analysis knowhow along with influencing and relationship building skills necessary to drive projects to a successful conclusion. Ultimately, this candidate will be responsible for leading the investigation of business systems, identifying areas for improvement and bridging the needs of the business with the use of IT.

Key Responsibilities

Identify areas for improvement, understand business need, specify requirements and implement recommendations for increasing effectiveness of current processes.
Identify and drive agreement of scope with senior stakeholders.
Perform root cause analysis of problems, conduct workshops and work closely with business users in order to identify and translate their needs into functional requirement specifications.
Assist the business stakeholders in prioritising business requirements and defining new business processes.
Produce detailed, high quality and clear documentation. Work closely with technical team during the implementation phases to ensure common understanding, agreement and effective. implementation of projects. Validate solution delivered and ensure it is fit for business purpose.
Communicate in a clear and concise fashion to IT and business stakeholders at all levels during the project lifecycle to gain commitment and minimize the level of resistance to change.
Drive deliverables to completion within challenging timelines ensuring collaboration and effective communication with all stakeholders.
Work effectively with stakeholders located both locally and remotely.
Support UAT during all phases of testing to ensure requirements as detailed in the specification document have been delivered and are ready for release.
Work with IT & Business when new functionality is released to production to ensure a smooth transition to the new process. Where necessary devise detailed cut over plans to address potential operational impacts at cutover.
Manage and lead less experienced Business Analyst(s) in their day to day job.

Behavior/Values Required

Strong Communication (verbal & written) and Interpersonal Skills
Ability to work effectively within a team environment
A strong and motivational leader

Demonstrable ability to think “outside of the box” and innovate
Proven ability to drive and manage change
Comfortable challenging the ideas of others
Strong influencing skills, particularly with senior executives

Capable of working across borders and cross organizational boundaries
Commercial acumen

Experience Required

Educated to degree level Top-Tier Consulting experience a distinct advantage
Knowledge of Financial Services useful but not essential


How to Apply

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