Jobs

Job Details

Location

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Posted

Oct 25, 2017

Closing Date

Mar 15, 2018

Share

Business Analyst

  • *THIS ROLE IS NO LONGER LIVE*

    Ref SA-BA

    This is an excellent opportunity to join an award winning and extremely successful home grown, entrepreneurial business, a leader in its sector for the past 14 years, one where you can work independently with the support of the Development team, the QA team and the Business departments.

    With an open and collaborative environment, quick decision-making and an emphasis on creating top quality products, this role would suit a Business Analyst that is able to translate business requirements into high quality specs which allow Developers to get it ‘right first time’ every time. This company is now entering the most exciting stage of their recent history. Joining the team as a Business Analyst now will give you a massive opportunity to put your stamp on their process

    Role

    You will communicate regularly with key stakeholders, prioritising projects and proactively assessing the impact of changes to departments across the business. You will work closely with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and maximise the potential of business initiative opportunities. You will attend meetings for key IT projects, you will provide business context to technical challenges as well as researching and suggesting better processes, tools and solutions. You will contribute to the training of staff especially around understanding and creating better requirements as well as creating meaningful and appropriate documentation.

    Key Skills and Experience

    • Degree educated (2:1 or higher), ideally in ICT or relevant field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT
    • Strong Business Analyst experience in an insurance/financial/retail environment gained within a product focused development environment
    • Experience of determining and specifying user requirements for development projects to a very high standard
    • Experience of continuous process improvement
    • Previous experience working with business teams and developers, both in-house and offshore to create quality software and product
    • Significant recent experience of involvement in either Web application development projects OR significant Web application deployment projects
    • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and their real-life implementation
    • Experience of working in and with teams across the Software development life cycle e.g. Dev, QA, UAT etc
    • Proven experience of methodology use, process mapping and tools within a B.A. role
    • Proven ability to understand and implement industry best practices and technology trends
    • Excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence-based approach
    • Experience of presentation of Business Cases and their Return On Investment logic to key stakeholders.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good time management skills
    • The ability to motivate others and lead change
    • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within project timeframes
    • A passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change
    • A strong interest in business and business development

    Our client is offering a highly competitive salary as well as a bonus and benefits package, including pension scheme, excellent holiday and staff discounts.

    To hear more on this opportunity send your CV via the link below or call Frances or Alpika on 028 9082 0947.

    Please also be aware that any correspondence or discussions related to this opportunity will be conducted with the utmost of confidentiality.

    This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client