IPSI - Senior Technical Specialist - Business Analyst IPSI - Senior Technical Specialist - Business  …

in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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IPSI - Senior Technical Specialist - Business Analyst
Role Purpose:

Act as the subject matter expert within the Business Analysis team responsible for the delivery of business analysis & IT solutions for clients. Working with stakeholders to translate product vision and strategy into clear requirements for delivery; performing detailed system and process analysis for new features and usability options and ensuring test plans adequately capture requirement specifications.

Key Accountabilities:

Take a lead role in the planning and monitoring of business analysis activities throughout the requirement process on medium and large projects. Monitoring and managing outputs and taking preventative and corrective action where necessary. Lead requirement analysis and management activities within the Business Analysis team. Run meetings/workshops to drive out requirements and ensure that solutions are comprehensive and of high quality to meet stakeholder requirements. Be proficient in risk management programs which impact business analysis activities; following appropriate procedures to control, monitor and report on business activities. Ensuring solutions are delivered in accordance with corporate-approved methodologies, applicable standards, regulatory frameworks and professional and legal requirements. Drive process and delivery improvements, to ensure the continued development and enhancement of services provided. Build and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure clients receive a high standard of business analysis service. Act as SME within the team to provide coaching/mentoring to pass on technical knowledge and support on functional and business related issues and queries. Helping to solve complex problems based on specialist in-depth knowledge and/or breadth of expertise. Take a lead role in delivering and co-ordinating specific or related tasks within the team, achieving objectives on time, managing risks, upholding regulatory standards and whilst taking a lead proactive role in achieving overall team objectives. Any other duties as assigned by your manager.

Corporate Accountabilities:


Act in a manner consistent with the organisation's vision and values.(general roles) Act as a role model in promoting behaviour that is consistent with the organisation's vision and values.

Risk Management

Ensure compliance with all relevant risk and regulatory requirements; proactively highlight any risks so that mitigating actions can be taken.

People Management

If you have people responsibilities oversee the activities of direct reports to ensure a high performing, well-motivated and developed team which delivers the required results.

Financial/Budgetary responsibility

If you have budgetary responsibilities monitor and manage local expenditure to ensure value for money is achieved and that budgets are managed responsibly.

Criteria for Role:

  • IT Degree or equivalent, or strong relevant business or technical experience.

  • Ideally 3+ years working within the financial services sector

  • Preferably 7+ years relevant business analysis experience

  • Proven ability to manage multi-disciplined client requirements and processes, across different system platforms with various integrated systems

  • Expert knowledge and/or experience of project management fundamentals

  • Expert analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Expert organisational skills with the ability to prioritise across multiple tasks to tight timelines and to coordinate cross team work.

  • Expert communication, technical writing and influencing skills.

  • Expert at identifying requirements across multi -platforms using appropriate methodologies.

Technical Competencies:

  • Extensive experience of formal software development and process redesign methodologies

  • Extensive experience of software development life cycles (i.e. SCRUM)

  • Extensive experience of test management, planning and execution

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Communicating and Influencing

  • Planning and Organising

  • Building and maintaining relationships

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Creative and innovative thinking

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