Business Analyst – Contract

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Business Analyst – Contract




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Job Description

My Dublin based client is looking for a Contract Business Analyst to work in their Dublin City Centre Office.

The Business Analyst will provide Business Analysis support in the development and delivery of products, processes and tools to help deliver operational strategy.  Will work with business teams to complete project business cases and contribute to the design and delivery of pragmatic business and technical solutions to meet business requirements.  The Business Analyst will also support the Change Manager in the timely and efficient delivery of Change objectives and ensure that Policy & Procedural documentation is updated to reflect the Change.

Accountabilities for your role:

Business Requirements

  • Gather, analyse, define and validate business requirements from multiple stakeholders for development and implementation of banking products, processes and tools
  • Work closely with software developers and business users to ensure they clearly understand proposed requirements and associated functionality
  • Produce process maps, detailed business requirements documentation and business processes and procedures
  • Review and refine functional specifications for development projects in accordance with defined business requirements
  • Obtain requirements sign offs from relevant stakeholders

Testing, implementation and continuous improvement

  • Assist development teams with managing testing defects from identification through to resolution
  • Support both Change and Operational managers to define and deliver training necessary to support operational implementation
  • Provide recommendations on how to improve the user experience and related business process based on business feedback

Delivery Tracking

  • Create a plan for the delivery of business design work for a project
  • Track business design deliverables to ensure timely delivery
  • Keep the Change Manger updated with workstream progress.

Team Management

  • Be part of a team with a high performance culture within the Change team by setting and achieving high standards

Competencies for your Role

Planning & Organising

Reviews progress against stated action plans and works towards achieving deadlines, ensuring agreed plans are on track.  Takes action to bring plans on track

Communication & Influencing

Exchanges written and oral information and ideas in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the audience.  Always acts to positively influence others in order to gain commitment.

Commercial Awareness

Understands the prevailing business market & economic environment and its impact on their area of business

Drive for Results

Is committed to delivering high quality results for self and team.  Sets clear goals and works to meet and exceed all expectations.  Is resilient and demonstrates tenacity.

Teamwork & Cross Functional Collaboration

Ensures teams are running effectively and are delivering high quality output.  Collaborates with team members to complete tasks, encourages others to work across boundaries to deliver the best result.

Technical Competences for your Role


  • Strong track record in a Business Analyst role
  • Proven experience in defining business requirements and specifications from initial Change Request Document to business requirements sign-off
  • Self starter with strong time management, good organisation skills and an ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Proven ability to bring together, lead and motivate a team
  • Willing and able to effectively challenge internal and external obstacles
  • Well respected across functions, by peers and management at all levels

Content/Technical Knowledge

The successful candidate will have a strong and consistent track record in some or all of the following;

  • Strong analytical ability to interpret relevant data with a facts based approach to decision making
  • Broad knowledge of the Insurance / Financial Services industry
  • Strong problem solving capabilities

Further Expected Knowledge & Skills

  • Good communications skills
  • Very good understanding of retail banking practices and processes
  • Structuring, writing and delivery of presentations
  • Excellent command of MS Excel, PowerPoint and process mapping tool(s)
  • Ability to prove office skills

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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