International Company, Central Dublin
Daily Rate Contract
The Central Systems Business Analyst will be responsible for understanding business processes and applications, analysing the business needs of internal clients and stakeholders to help identify business problems and propose application solutions. It requires an ability to understand business processes, gather requirements and translate them into a model that will allow the organisation to achieve its goals.
The role also requires project management capabilities that will enable them to manage a project from initiation through sign off, and on occasion will be required to manage programme work streams through to deployment.
The role requires strong analytical and communication skills, to ensure effective engagement with a diverse stakeholder group.
•Develop a strong understanding of our existing system and application landscape as a building block for future solutions.
•Work with internal and external teams to help shape the landscape and solutions that will allow the business to achieve its strategic goals.
•Using interviews, workshops, documentation reviews, business analysis and business process evaluations, gather business requirements.
•Work with and challenge business units on their assumptions to help deliver solutions for their current and future needs.
•Project manage the process from initiation through to sign off, adhering to all PMO requirements.
•Take on the project management of programme work streams through to successful implementation, when required.
•Work with information gathered from multiple sources, be able to evaluate true business requirement from user request, ensure that proposed solution is reconciled with all business inputs, and resolve business conflicts as required.
•Be able to draw requirements together into Functional Requirements Documents using existing templates, making use of plain English, diagrams, process flows and scenarios so that the resulting document will be meaningful to the intended users.
•Have the ability to work in a team collaborating on different aspects of a large project, ensuring that the objectives of all components are aligned and that delivered solution will work as an end to end process.
•Be able to take responsibility for managing aspects of the project, managing resources, timelines, 3rd parties and delivering status reports, feeding into the overall project.
•Successfully engage in multiple initiatives in parallel.
•Use the knowledge gained in the analysis and design of the solutions to become one of the SMEs for aspects of the new landscape.
Knowledge, skills and experience:
•Educated to degree level (or equivalent).
•Minimum 3 years’ experience in related field.
•IT experience in the Retail/Logistics/Supply Chain and/or Finance and HR sector
•Demonstrate experience of gathering requirements and converting them into a product vision.
•Show experience in Project Management role and an understanding of PMO requirements.
The ideal individual will:
•Have strong analytical skills to interpret customer needs and translate into the application and operational requirements.
•Possess the ability to work alongside senior management at all levels within ICT, the business and external service providers/business partners.
•Demonstrate strong planning and organisation skills, the ability to plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales.
•Have strong communications skills (written and verbal) – need to communicate at all levels within ICT, the business and external service providers/business partners.