Senior Business Analyst (Contract)

Dublin, Leinster, Ireland · SDS · SDS-17-012


Avnet’s IT Solutions is a leading software services company in Ireland specialising in Bespoke Software Development, Business Intelligence, SAP ERP Solutions and Managed Services Solutions.

We wish to recruit an experienced Senior Business Analyst to join a project team in the City Centre.

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will build relationships with the business, work with the business to define and document business requirements and provide the right level of detail to support the design and development of solutions. As a Senior Business Analyst you will work on larger / more complex assignments and mentor and support less experienced colleagues in order to ensure delivery of solutions that meet business needs.

Key Accountabilities:

1. Build strong relationships with the business and develop an in-depth understanding of business areas and their key drivers to support effective business change and provide challenge in order to enable the business discover the benefits of proposed initiatives.

2. Investigate, analyse, review, define and accurately document business requirements in line with agreed standards, and working with the business, identify, shape and evaluate ideas so that the business requirements are correctly captured. As appropriate, provide process mapping support to the business as a value added service and to further understand the business.

3. Engage in pre-project work to ensure that business requests for service are met in a timely manner and that prioritization of requests are understood and supported by the business; support business case production by providing input concerning IT related costs / benefits.

4. Engage in continuous improvement activities including post-implementation reviews and feedback from the business in order to incorporate learning into future work, and utilise best practice tools, frameworks and methodologies when capturing and documenting business requirements in order to support a culture of continuous improvement within the function.

5. Liaise with stakeholders, including Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects, so that there is accurate interpretation of business requirements into IT specifications, to ensure the correct solution is delivered to meet business needs, and liaise also with Quality Assurance to support in the preparation and execution of User Acceptance Testing.

6. Responsible for day-to-day oversight of Business Analysts assigned to same project, providing guidance and regular feedback as appropriate, keeping their line manager informed to assist their development and ensure the work delivered is of a high quality. Provide mentoring, guidance and advice to less experienced colleagues to ensure that work is conducted in an appropriate manner and that they receive the optimal support, to learn from this experience and realise benefits for the business in meeting their needs.





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This is a contract based role and we aim to offer the best market rates for this type of position. Please provide your current daily rate expectations along with your CV and availability when you apply using the links provided. As this is a short term contract position no visa or work permit is offered or implied. Please send your CV to recruitment at Avent using the linked provided. Avnet’s IT Solutions is wholly owned by Avnet Inc.

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