Technical & Functional Business Analyst

 

Role

Aspira are currently seeking Technical and Functional Business Analyst’s for contract and permanent position, based in Park West, Dublin 12. The ideal candidate will have excellent experience using VISIO, experienced at requirements gathering, managing stakeholder requirements and solution design (building new features to legacy systems).

 

Part of the interview process will include writing a client case study, so candidates must be confident with their technical and functional writing skills.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify areas for improvement, understand business need, specify requirements and implement recommendations for increasing effectiveness of current processes.
  • Identify and drive agreement of scope with senior stakeholders.
  • Perform root cause analysis of problems, conduct workshops and work closely with business users in order to identify and translate their needs into functional requirement specifications
    Assist the business stakeholders in prioritising business requirements and defining new business processes.
  • Produce detailed, high quality and clear documentation.
  • Work closely with technical team during the implementation phases to ensure common understanding, agreement and effective implementation of projects. Validate solution delivered and ensure it is fit for business purpose.
  • Communicate in a clear and concise fashion to IT and business stakeholders at all levels during the project lifecycle to gain commitment and minimize the level of resistance to change.
  • Drive deliverables to completion within challenging timelines ensuring collaboration and effective communication with all stakeholders.
  • Work effectively with stakeholders located both locally and remotely.
  • Support UAT during all phases of testing to ensure requirements as detailed in the specification document have been delivered and are ready for release.
  • Work with IT & Business when new functionality is released to production to ensure a smooth transition to the new process. Where necessary devise detailed cut over plans to address potential operational impacts at cutover.
  • Manage and lead less experienced Business Analyst(s) in their day to day job.
  • Business travel will be required occasionally.

 

Behaviour/Values Required

  • Strong Communication (verbal & written) and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • A strong and motivational leader.
  • Demonstrable ability to think “outside of the box” and innovate.
  • Proven ability to drive and manage change.
  • Comfortable challenging the ideas of others.
  • Strong influencing skills, particularly with senior executives.
  • Capable of working across borders and cross organizational boundaries.
  • Commercial acumen

 

Experience

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Top-Tier Consulting experience a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of Financial Services/ Insurance Industry Sector useful but not essential.

If interested, please forward your CV to cvs@aspira.ie and outline the job title. Alternatively, you can apply through the form on the right.

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