Company Name Turlach McAlister
Job Title Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager
Location Dublin
Date Posted November 7, 2017
Category Business Analysis
Job Type Contractor
Salary Negoitable DOE
Minimum Experience Required 10 Years+
Start Date ASAP
Consultant Contact Turlach McAlister
Consultant Telephone 01 8026433


We have an excellent contract opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager with the experience, energy, passion and drive to support strategic projects and lead process and system improvement initiatives across our clients business. The successful contract will be required to facilitate business and system change; helping deliver optimum process efficiency and effectiveness? The strategic projects will cover a wider variety of gaols from driving revenue generation, new product launch as well as digital transformation programs. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and have 8-10 years of experience, running complex programs of work using both traditional waterfall project management methodologies & Agile. In terms of your background prior Top-Tier Consulting experience a distinct advantage, knowledge of Financial Services/ Insurance Industry Sector would be useful.

Key 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.


Personal Attributes

•              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


For a conversation in confidence please contract Turlach by email in the first instance