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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • JN -012023-1908020
  • Jan 23, 2023
  • €70k - €90k
Job Description

The Business Analyst will work in a multi-vendor change delivery team running large and complex programmes across both legacy and new estates.

Projects often involve significant complexities including regulatory requirements, complex legacy infrastructure, multiple business units, IT security considerations and critical service introduction activity.

Key Accountabilities
Demand and Portfolio Management Support
 Work alongside senior business stakeholders, in a pre-project capacity, to produce a
high-level view of business need to facilitate the preparation of the Do-Ability
assessment / Business Case
 Conduct research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist
within or outside the business area, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible
 Support the budgeting, scoping, planning and shaping of the solution, working
alongside the business, Group Change and Group IT.

Process / Org / Op Model Design
 Detail the expected impacts of any business or technology change on the existing
systems, operations, organisation, operating model and end-to-end processes
 Deliver detailed process, organisation, information and operating model design
 Provide Lean expertise to identify Lean opportunities for process & information
design during projects

Requirements Elicitation
 Engage with the business area to elicit, capture, prioritise and manage business
 Produce the Business Requirements Definition documentation and/or Project
Definition Document and any other relevant documentation
 Communicate the requirements to different stakeholders and act as translator
between Group IT and the business to ensure the cohesive alignment of all parties
 Responsible for obtaining business signoff of the functional requirements and
working with the Solution Architect, Technical Designer and Development team,
providing input to the technical requirements definition and low level technical design
where required
 Trace and monitor the functional requirements during all delivery stages from
development and unit testing to detailed user acceptance testing to ensure there are
no gaps between what is specified and what is ready to be deployed, identifying
scope issues for escalation to the Project Manager
 Responsible for maintaining requirement tractability throughout the lifecycle using
appropriate tools
 Support the Solution Architect / Technical Designer in eliciting non-functional
requirements from the business.

Project Delivery Support
 Act as `translator` between the business and Group IT or external providers,
clarifying doubts / questions and settling conflicts between the business and the
delivery team
 Where appropriate to the project/programme, design and review the use cases, test
cases and scripts for user acceptance testing
 Act as a core repository of knowledge - e.g. participate in testing, validating, piloting,
researching and resolving post implementation issues
 Sign off on any retesting arising from Post-Implementation/ Verification/First
Occurrence/Pipeclean or pilot defects
 Document system scenarios and identify roles impacted to support the Project
Manager in developing a change management/training plan for the business
 Design and deliver user and training manuals and facilitate the training of business
users in any new/updated solutions or business processes
 Contribute to post project reviews and where mandated, perform a post-
implementation benefits analysis

Alignment and Support
 Adhere to and support the definition and continuous upkeep of Business Analysis,
Design and Documentation standards, appropriate best practice and methodologies
as set and conform to applicable architectural standards
 Contribute to mechanisms to preserve, harvest and share key knowledge within key
stakeholders, using appropriate tools (e.g. wiki etc.), to facilitate the development of

Risk and Compliance
 Maintain & monitor standards, controls, processes and solutions, to minimise
business and IT risk
 Ensure full compliance with all Group, Legal and Regulatory requirements and
standards Management Support
 Live and support Group culture, values and behaviours
 Positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with
colleagues across Group Change, Group IT and Group as appropriate

The Ideal Candidate:
 Experience in a similar role in a FS environment
 Competency in Oracle SQL or similar
 Data Analysis
 Process Mapping
 Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel
 Strong analytical and problem solving skills
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Innovative thinker and agile mindset, able to influence

 People management
 Strong financial analysis skills i.e. can understand and assist in preparation of a cost
benefit proposition or a business case
 Basic knowledge of IT systems and capabilities

*Please note as this is a permanent role, the candidate must uphold an EU/UK Passport or
Valid Stamp 4 Visa to be considered*
Excellent salary on offer which ranges from €60,000 - €80,000 depending on experience. If
you or anyone you know would be a good fit for this unique opportunity, I would love to hear
from you. You can reach me by email: or telephone: (01) 448
5660 for more information. Do you have a friend looking for a new opportunity? For every
candidate that is referred to us and then placed in a permanent or temporary role for 3
months or more, the referrer will receive a €250 one for all voucher.

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


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Sean Pardy
Sean Pardy