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Business Analyst South Africa

Close date: 31/10/2020

Purpose To provide in-depth analysis of business processes, business requirements and the production of all relevant documentation and work designated projects through the whole project lifecycle.
Level Unknown
Report to VP – Strategic Delivery
Minimum Qualifications and Experience ·       Post graduate professional qualifications or qualified by         experience

·       Substantial experience as a Business Analyst together       with Change Management and Business Process Re-engineering experience – 5-8 years min

·       Experience in full systems lifecycle, from analysis, through to design, build and implementation – 5-8 years min

·       Experience of 3rd Party solution selection and implementation as well as internal developed solutions – 5-8 years min

·       Experience within Financial Services or Insurance industry – 5 years min

·       Leading teams and driving through analysis best practice – 5 years min

Competencies and skills ·       Written Communication: Ability to compile clear and comprehensive documentation, process maps etc.

·       Analytical Approach: Be able to identify, challenge and simplify complex user requirements and business processes.

·       Customer Focus:  Provide professional and efficient service to internal and external customers with the ability to build and maintain customer relationships to ensure that role can be effectively completed.

·       Organisation & Planning: Self-starter able to plan and manage time effectively and ability to organise resources to meet business requirements.

·       Impact and Influence: Be able to operate within all areas to influence processes and business decisions so that necessary changes can be implemented.

Key performance areas ·       Written Communication (Ability to compile clear and comprehensive documentation)

·       Analytical Approach (Identify, challenge and simplify user requirements)

·       Impact and influence through customer focus (Operate within all areas to influence processes and business decisions professionally and efficiently)

Detailed Key Performance Area ·       Written Communication (Ability to compile clear and comprehensive documentation)

o   To identify, analyse and document business requirements and business rules on designated projects to deliver Requirements Catalogues, Business Requirements Definitions/Specifications including use cases and process maps as required

o   Ensure that final deliverables of task or project meet the stated business requirements, have been successfully delivered and measured against original design specifications within agreed deadlines

o   Work with Suppliers during Analysis, Design and Build phases to ensure Solutions meet business requirements

o   Responsible for working with the appropriate business area at the proposed project stage, from initial concept onwards to ensure accurate and timely analysis

o   Work with the Business to ensure that requirements are articulated correctly and the impact of business and systems changes are fully understood

o   Work with the Business to ensure Business Cases are produced and Feasibility studies / Project proposals are produced to meet User Requirements

o   Deliver full requirements traceability and benefits mapping of all changes

·       Analytical Approach (Identify, challenge and simplify user requirements)

o   To drive forward new ideas, strategy and proposals through Business teams to develop and/or enhance existing propositions to meet current and potential customer requirements

o   Carry out in-depth research and analysis of current propositions against market trends and technology advances

o   Assess new technologies in the market and make recommendations against business requirements/ business problems

o   Assess industry trends, regulatory changes and monitor competitor activities to ensure deliverables compliment strategic and tactical thinking

·       Impact and influence through customer focus (Operate within all areas to influence processes and business decisions professionally and efficiently)

o   Deliver & facilitate workshops for business owners, enabling them to look at the detail around their requirements and the impact of their desired / proposed change

o   Work with Systems Analysts to identify, gather and document Functional and Non-Functional Specifications

o   Work with suppliers to identify, analyse and deliver solid requirements and proposals

o   To assist with Functional testing

o   Provide support to the Training Team and validate the quality of the training material produced

To Apply

Please use the following subject: CV Business Analyst SA, and send your updated CV together with required Cost to Company requirements to:

Liesl Bowett

liesl.bowett@thedatacompany.com