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IT Business Analyst

Ref: 75407

  • Excellent Rates on Offer
  • 14 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

IT Business Analyst – 6 Month Daily Rate Contract

About the Company

Our client is a global market leader in their field, and considered one of the premier employers in Ireland.

About the Position

This position is on a daily rate contract basis initially for 6 months (further extension likely). There is a significant integration and transformation project underway, and will focus on the systems and processes to create the largest platform in the industry in the world. You will have responsibilities across end user requirements, process definition and optimisation, implementation and management of change. It is a contract role to augment a well-established change team in a truly global operating company.


Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily focused on analysing and adapting existing design and processes within two Salesforce applications into one harmonised solution. (Previous Salesforce experience is not required).
  • Working with senior stakeholders to define the future target operating model and managing their expectations.
  • Develop a strong understanding of existing system and application landscape, as a building block for future integrated solutions.
  • Analyse business processes and requirements and transfer the knowledge to the development and test team.
  • Prepare accurate and detailed requirements documentation and functional specifications.
  • Prepare accurate and detailed high-level estimates as part of the Demand Evaluation process.
  • Communicate effectively with the business, the development and test team to understand functional requirements (e.g. screen, interface, report, GUI designs), and to ensure the solution meets these.
  • Coordinate with the business users who test and evaluate applications, and resolve software issues, in conjunction with developers and testers where appropriate.
  • Manage any change requests related to the working project plans to meet the agreed deadlines.
  • Investigate data discrepancies and perform ad-hoc database queries as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with all organisational, legal and regulatory requirements and standards including SOX compliance and Security. 


  • Educated to a degree level in Information Technology or Sciences
  • 5+ years’ experience as a business analyst
  • A recognised BA qualification is desirable
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently while maintaining strong team relations
  • Excellent time and work management skills, able to prioritise competing demands from conflicting sources
  • Advanced skills with data analysis and problem solving
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of working with internal and external stakeholders across multiple locations and third party vendors/development teams
  • Experience working across multiple applications/projects in parallel
  • Experience in Business Process and Data Modelling
  • Experience in Application Support and Training
  • Experience in writing User Manuals
  • Experience of working in a large delivery programme a distinct advantage
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies
  • Experience of estimating effort and input into project planning

Remuneration Package


This is an excellent opportunity to work on a high-profile project. Very strong rates are possible for candidates with the right background.



Please contact Derek Smyth on 01 5927861 or email or simply click the apply button.

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