Business Analyst - Consultancy

  • Job Ref: 2534
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


The candidate will be highly professional, self-motivated, and will have excellent communication and problem solving skills - be a subject matter expert in business/technical analysis with 5+ years of experience.

You will be responsible for helping our clients implement technology solutions and process improvements in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to all stakeholders, facilitators and partners.


• Working within our client project teams, your primary responsibility will be to gather information from business stakeholders to define, prioritize and document a set of business and/or functional requirements to the company quality standard

• You will work directly with our clients using your experience to identify and implement a suitable strategy in order to, elicit, analyse, document, validate and verify their requirements and to provide high quality advice and deliverables

• You will need to be capable of working closely with the clients’ Technical Architects and Developers in order to ensure correction ‘translation’ the business requirements

• Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment and motivating others to provide innovative solutions for team improvement

• This is a role based in Dublin and you must be willing and able to travel to client sites if required

Desired Skills & Experience

• Experience in technical business analysis and/or business process improvement

• Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business challenges and translate them into benefits and operational requirements

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, including senior executives, managers and subject matter experts

• Strong interpersonal skills to manage senior client stakeholders

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure and work independently with minimal direction and guidance from project leads, consultant staff and managers

• Strong customer service orientation, strong business acumen and an understanding of budget and return on investment principles

• An understanding of the full software life-cycle and appreciation of different project delivery methodologies

• Relevant 5+ years Business Analysis experience to date
• Professional qualifications in business analysis desirable but not essential
• Demonstrable leadership values and experience
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (especially Word, Excel and Visio)
• Proven experience using analytical tools like flow charts, use cases etc.
• Testing background or consultancy experience desirable but not essential