Junior IT Business Analyst, Dublin, Ireland

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Organisational Environment:

Mercury is an Irish based European Contractor.

Mercury is a European Contractor that builds and manages complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. Our determination and focus enable us to deliver leading-edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors including Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, Technical Support Services (TSS), Data Centre Facility Management, Healthcare & Building Services. Mercury employs over 2,600 people across over 10 locations in Europe and had an overall turnover of €1bn in 2020. Mercury employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.


Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Support the process of business change, improvement and efficiency by working with business leaders, process owners and relevant stakeholders to understand business requirements
  • Map end to end processes, highlighting business challenges and pain points
  • Review the performance of processes
  • Identify root cause problems of where processes breakdown
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Understand the intended outcome of proposed initiatives
  • Deploy problem-solving methodologies and tools to diagnose and solve operational problems
    • Perform analysis
    • Work with BA colleagues and relevant business stakeholders to identify solutions and assess them for technical and business suitability
    • Complete research on market to locate suitable products and solutions and present options to business stakeholders
    • Identify potential IT partners as needed
  • Elicit, define and document the requirements
    • Break complex business problems into clearly articulated requirements
    • Assist business stakeholders in prioritising the right business requirements
  • Under guidance, assist in the development of project documentation such as RFI, RFP, business case, UAT scripts creation etc
  • Participate in producing implementation plans including any infrastructure requirements, testing regime, UAT and training
  • Involvement in the support of full project life cycles
    • Scheduling of meetings and workshops
    • Participate in project review meetings
    • Document and collate project data including minute and actions taking as well as maintenance of any project related trackers and registers
    • Identify and advise on business and IT resources required to support any proposed projects
    • Assist in completion of QA and UAT planning and test cycles
    • Assist IT Adoption Analyst on change management aspects of project delivery and user awareness & provision of knowledge transfer
  • Assist post-process improvement benefit analysis
    • Present product / solution demonstrations to stakeholders
    • Validate solution meets needs and expectations of the business and stakeholders
    • Upon completion of a project, hand-off of project to relevant managers and business owners
  • Support senior analyst colleagues with the delivery of more complex projects
  • Software & Partner Contracts & Agreements
    • Assist in analysis of business needs for licencing requirements for new software and IT partners
    • Assist in renewal process through analysis of usage, assessment of business requirements and identifying suitable alternative options where suitable
    • Liaise with providers and/or partners to obtain appropriate quotations
    • Raise requisitions on ERP system to ensure IT partners are issued with PO for payment
  • Know the Business, Know the Industry
    • Build an in-depth knowledge of our business and forge strong working relationships across the full suite of departments, business units and sectors
    • Develop knowledge and understanding of technology trends and techniques
    • Attend relevant meetings and events (such as conferences, webinars and seminars)
    • Remain current on legislative changes which would impact the business
    • Develop strong understanding and appreciation of cyber security practices
  • Participate in cyber security initiatives lead by the team
  • Promote the role of the BA and Business Applications Team throughout the organisation
  • Support Group IT activities and strategy as required


Essential Criteria for the Role:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar business analysis role
  • A self-starter with the ability and experience in working independently with general supervision
  • Proven experience in development of documentation (such as business case, RFI, RFP)


Desirable Criteria:

  • Exposure to conducting UAT cycles an advantage
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritising tasks, shifting priorities, fluctuating workloads, deadline pressures
  • Good understanding of current technology trends and techniques, with an awareness & active interest in new & emerging technologies
  • Solid grasp of enterprise architecture, on-prem and cloud IT environments an advantage
  • Ability to think on your feet, work independently and also proactively with others to find solutions to issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, interacting appropriately with technical & business resources, driven but courteous
  • Creative thinking to deliver proposed solutions to meet new or changed business requirements
  • Willing to take ownership of tasks and driven to constantly go the extra mile to see them completed successfully


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.





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