Business Analyst - Pensions and Insurance
Hybrid Remote - Ireland
Up to €85,000 DOE
My clients are leaders in the Pension/Insurance space and seeking a highly motivated and skilled Business Analyst to join their dynamic team. As a Business Analyst, you will collaborate with product owners and leaders to drive product definition and deliver innovative digital solutions across their Pension Products. Your role will involve confirming the correct implementation of technical and non-technical requirements, conducting workshops for requirement gathering, and providing high-quality business analysis.
* Collaborate with product owners and leaders to drive product definition and deliver digital solutions.
* Ensure that technical and non-technical requirements are correctly implemented for a product.
* Lead workshops and requirement gathering sessions to generate high-quality business analysis and documentation.
* Independently work and consult with the business at all levels, offering flexibility and expertise.
* Challenge pre-conceived ideas on requirements to identify gaps and propose optimal solutions.
* Engage with the Head of Domain, Head of Business Design, and functional leaders to document business improvements and issues.
* Utilize excellent process mapping skills to create and document as-is and to-be business operating scenarios with end users and stakeholders.
* Develop Business Requirements Documents and Functional Specifications, including user stories and backlog refinement.
* Collaborate with Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and engineers to translate technical requirements into effective business solutions.
* Collect, interpret, and analyze data, identifying trends and patterns to inform decision-making.
* Undertake change management activities such as change readiness, communication, training, and support during go-live.
* Provide support to the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) team by defining and conducting tests to validate new processes.
* Ensure business readiness for the deployment of changes, including training support, user configuration, migration support, and incident management.
* Effectively explain complex problems and solutions to stakeholders, demonstrating excellent stakeholder management skills.
* Build strong relationships with clients and other delivery partners.
* Create personas and document business flows.
* Conduct research on the latest digital trends, technologies, and best practices.
* Collaborate as part of an innovative team, emphasizing the importance of continuous integration, delivery, quality assurance, and test/process automation.
Qualifications and Skills:
* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
* Proven experience in business design, business analysis, or a similar role.
* Strong understanding of digital product development and agile methodologies.
* Excellent process mapping skills, with experience in creating as-is and to-be business operating scenarios.
* Proficiency in creating Business Requirements Documents, Functional Specifications, and user stories.
* Ability to translate technical requirements into effective business solutions.
* Analytical mindset with the ability to collect, interpret, and analyze data.
* Strong change management skills, including change readiness, communication, training, and support.
* Experience in user acceptance testing and ensuring business readiness for changes.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex problems and solutions to stakeholders.
* Proactive attitude with the ability to challenge ideas and propose innovative solutions.
* Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
* Proficiency in using relevant software and tools.
* Continuous learning mindset, keeping up-to-date with the latest digital trends, technologies, and practices.
Candidates must be based in Ireland and flexible to travel to an office infrequently, client is not able to provide sponsorship so please don't apply if you don't have the required Stamp Visa.