Business Analyst

  • Job Ref: 8240
  • Dublin
  • IT

Business Analyst (Insurance)
Dublin (Hybrid)
Salary Neg

Your key responsibilities 


  • You will help clients align project outcomes with technology/business strategy by acting as an intermediary between business and technology stakeholders 
  • Help identify problems, opportunities, and methods for improving existing business processes and workflows
  • Develop business case for proposed solutions; provide detailed analysis and documentation
  • Ensure the successful completion of all major activities, tasks and deliverables pertaining to the requirement analysis and mapping stage
  • Create a functional design blueprint based on a broad design concept and business and user requirements, ensuring compliance with guidelines
  • Prepare and analyse defect-tracking reports on existing systems
  • Performs continuous integration of system features and enhancements
  • Participates in identifying the costs, benefits and process impact of updating, upgrading or adding new components; documents and measures direct and indirect costs and projected benefits
  • Resolve moderate to high complexity issues that occur during the functional design process
  • Manage conflicting requirements of the various stakeholders
  • Design functional specifications of applications to address business and user needs
  • Test the effectiveness of functional design and ensures that business requirements are fully met
  • Share ideas and solutions that meet the client's unique needs to achieve technical objectives


People responsibilities 


  • Assist in the delivery and evaluation of training program components
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures 
  • Provides guidance and support to ensure that participants using self-study methods to meet their learning goals


To qualify for the role, you must 


  • Have at least 2 years within a blue-chip consulting firm, industry or government organisation (strong track record in consulting is highly desirable) 
  • Have a strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in an IT related area 
  • Have core experience in Insurance industries, and proven change delivery experience in enterprise-level insurance customers across Life & Pension, Health.
  • Have experience operating in a fast paced, multi-vendor environment. 
  • Have proven experience in business development such as client relationship management and?proposal support 
  • Have proven technology (or functional) change delivery experience, Insurance Platform / Re-platform, migrations in Life & Pension, Health platforms e.g., BaNCS, ALIP, MSG, Fadata, etc or any relevant L&P or Health platforms.
  • Have documenting ‘As is’ and ‘To be’ assessments for a new or existing Insurance Products and Platforms.
  • Have strong Excel, PowerPoint and Visio skills 
  • Have attention to detail and time management skills 



Ideally, you’ll also have experience in one or more of the following: 


  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile methodologies, including the creation of User Stories and working closely with a Product Owner 
  • Have ability to build and manage relationships across business and technology stakeholders 
  • Have ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty 
  • Experience with process design and modelling 
  • Technology sourcing 
  • Conducting Workshops and interviews 
  • Experience with stakeholder management and working collaboratively with Development and Testing teams to deliver high quality solutions that meet client and user business needs 
  • ERP/CRM implementation  
  • Completing Technology/Business Architecture Review.
  • Experience in Finance Transformation project / programmes (if any)
  • Experience in IRFS 17 (if any)