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Business Analyst Senior

  • Job reference: 926708
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Sales - Sales & Account Management
  • Date posted: 22/07/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Business Analyst - Senior for our multinational medical devices client based in the Limerick area on an initial 9-month contract with the potential to extend.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Effectively capture, document and manage business need (including shaping and scoping ideas, aligning to business strategy and business goals, eliciting business requirements, and ensuring traceability of requirements throughout the project lifecycle)
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies
  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports
  • Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Updating, implementing and maintaining procedures
  • Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users
  • Deliver accurate and candid communications / presentations / escalations regarding status, needs, or gaps on new and active programs or projects
  • Support the program management organization with leadership related to delivery process improvements that drive efficiency
  • Deliver project management functions as defined by corporate standards and toolsets
  • Maintain communication of progress and issues hindering progress to impacted teams, end users, business and IT stakeholders
  • Partner with the Product Line Leadership and Business Analyst group to manage business partner expectations, resolving conflicts between requirements, timelines and budgets
  • Ensure projects are staffed appropriately, managing project financials and managing cross-scrum coordination
  • Identify and manage risk and issues at the project and program level
  • Partner to negotiate the needs of multiple users or business partners
  • Incorporate agile methodologies into project plans and working closely with scrum master to align timelines, resources and budgets
  • Operate under best practices, including software/systems development life cycle (A2/SDLC) and Agile & Waterfall development

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • A bachelor's degree in business, computer science or related field
  • A minimum of five years of business analysis experience with previous supervision or project management experience a strong plus
  • Strong SQL and data analytical skills
  • Excellent documentation and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with SDLC methodology and process related to Business Analysis
  • A history of leading and supporting successful projects
  • Strategic, innovative thinking and vision
  • Comfortable learning, using and explaining new technology
  • Scrum certification an advantage

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.