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Senior Business Analyst

Ref: 9223074

  • €65,000 - €75,000
  • 03 Jun 2021
  • Dublin (North)
  • Perm


Duties and Responsibilities:
• 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 business solutions and business processes with an awareness of the relationships with the company’s 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 Design Fora: o in maintaining oversight of End-to-End design (Process, Functional and Technical) o by co-ordinating and reviewing inputs and contributing to design decisions o 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. • Liaise closely with colleagues, third parties and vendors associated with the programme, as well as with all relevant programme stakeholders across multiple levels in the company. • 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. • Represent the Programme and/or company in relevant internal and external fora. • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Design & Configuration Delivery Stream Lead, or nominee.
Essential Applicant Requirements
• Applicants must possess a primary degree or equivalent (NFQ level 7), 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, ideally, in a third level environment. • The ability to lead and motivate colleagues, to exercise influence and judgement, and to challenge positively while working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders at multiple levels is essential. • A proven track record working on complex projects/business solution implementation preferably in a third level environment. • A demonstrable aptitude for process and solution. • A clear appreciation of information technologies, in particular, the following: 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. • Awareness of academic or other complex administrative processes and related supporting technology. • 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. For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this Technology role, please contact John Howe