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Business Analyst

Ref: 75997

  • 55,000-75,000
  • 01 Nov 2021
  • Dublin (North)
  • Fixed Term

Business Analyst (Design and Configuration)

About the Company

Our client is a leading and well-known organisation based in Dublin. They are known as a great place to work and would be a highly sought-after employer.

About the Position

They in the process of implementing a large software system and integrating it with multiple other existing systems.  They have an immediate requirement for a BA, initially on a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years, who will support the programme delivery.  The role may be extended and there may be opportunities to convert to permanency, but this is not guaranteed.

Key Responsibilities

The Role:

  • Identify and lead on opportunities for business integration, business process automation, increased efficiency and innovation, as the Programme moves through each “To Be” phase of implementation.
  • Lead workshops, working groups and design activities during all phases of the implementation.
  • Assume responsibility for the gathering, maintenance and documenting of business requirements, functional design, their review/approval and the review/approval of technical specifications in conjunction with relevant members of the programme team and stakeholders.
  • Possess or acquire expert knowledge of their business solutions and business processes with an awareness of the relationships with the enterprise architecture.
  • Act as a subject matter expert, transfer knowledge to others and provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the business solution.
  • Provide leadership for business analysts on the programme, developing and maintaining standards, ensuring the quality of team deliverables.
  • Supports the programme:
    • in maintaining oversight of End to End design (Process, Functional and Technical)
    • by co-ordinating and reviewing inputs and contributing to design decisions
    • Assessing the impact of project change requests on requirements and end to end solution design.
  • Play a key role in the management of the analysis and troubleshooting of problems relating to the solution with the functional and technical teams by contributing to the priorities for problem resolution, monitoring progress, and applying the appropriate escalation procedures.
  • Support programme and project planning, mobilisation and execution across multiple phases.
  • Provide support and input to the testing plan and activities.
  • Proactively identify risk areas, work with stakeholders to develop appropriate solutions/mitigating responses and escalate where appropriate.
  • Liaise closely with Project Managers on the delivery and quality of Business Analysis artefacts.


The Ideal candidate will have:

  • You must possess a primary degree or equivalent preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science or other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience which should include experience in the specification, procurement and implementation of business solutions.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • A proven track record working on complex projects/business solution implementation.
  • A demonstrable aptitude for process and solution.
  • A clear appreciation of information technologies e.g. relational databases, internet technologies, workflow, software development tools and technologies, and systems' integration techniques.
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle, and an appreciation of enterprise architecture.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral).
  • Be a strong team player, with ability to work under pressure to deadlines and be self-motivated.


  • Ideally you will have experience in the use of and/or certification project management and/or process improvement methodologies such as Prince2, Six Sigma, Lean or Agile would be advantageous.

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Approx. €55-75K.


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

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