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Business Analyst

Job Seekers Ireland IT Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • BBBH795447
  • Oct 07, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Business Analyst

Your Role:

As Business Analyst you will work with business and technical teams to produce business requirements. You will help the business to understand the current state of their business processes and create As Is process maps. By facilitating workshops, you will create To Be process maps and elicit and document business requirements. You will hold requirement walk through sessions to ensure all relevant parties are aligned and understand the requirements. You will support the Product Owner and Business Design Manager in timely and effective delivery of objectives. You will be responsible for the delivery of comprehensive and accurate business requirements, working in either Waterfall or Agile, depending on the project.

Your Team:

You will join a team of Business Analysts on the Business Design Team. The team have a high performance culture and work on a variety of projects, delivering the bank's strategic objectives, such as digital transformation. You will report to the Business Design Manager.

Your Responsibilities:

Business Requirements
 Capture, analyse, define, validate and document business requirements from multiple partners to aid IT / 3rd party partners in the design and development of technical solutions to meet business needs.
 In conjunction with business and IT partners, produce As Is process maps and design and create To Be process maps.
 Work closely with IT analysts, developers and the business to enable clear understanding of the proposed requirements and associated functionality, ensuring IT feasibility checkpoints are completed prior to sign off of requirements.
 Obtain sign off on requirements from all relevant partners and communicate to relevant IT partners.
 Complete Business Requirements Documents for waterfall delivery or Business User Stories for Agile delivery, depending on the agreed delivery approach for your assigned projects.
 Validate that all business requirements documented have been addressed in Functional Specifications for Waterfall delivery. Testing and Implementation
 Support the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Team in development of the "UAT Approach Document".
 Support Project Manager / Agile Delivery Lead / Product Owner in the identification and delivery of Non Functional requirements.

Delivery Tracking
 Track business design objectives to ensure timely results.
 Ensure Project Manager and relevant partners are updated on Business Design progress, issues and risks. Escalate delivery slippage to Project Manager / Agile Delivery Lead and Direct Line Manager. Requirements: Essential  3+ years' experience in a Business Analyst role.
 Self-starter with strong time management, good organisation skills, ability to work to timelines and prioritise workload.
 Strong ability to interpret relevant information, with good problem solving skills and ability to break complex problems into manageable parts.
 A high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
 Good partner engagement skills - ability to build relationships and work in conjunction with key internal and 3rd party colleagues.
 Willing and able to effectively challenge internal and external processes, obstacles and decisions.  Strong Communication skills.
 Excellent command of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Process Mapping Tools.


 Broad knowledge of the Banking/Financial Services industry, in particular in Retail Banking practices and processes.  Experience of both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Competencies for Your Role / Behaviours for Success:
Accountability & Decision Making, Customer Focus, Communication & Influencing, Leadership and Change, High Performance Teams

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Stephanie Villaruel
  • Consultant | Project, Transformation & Consulting Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4321555