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Business Analyst (Pretoria) - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9220
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Financial Technologies
Job Role Business Analyst (Pretoria)
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R 35 000 pm plus benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3-5
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is looking for a Business Analyst to facilitate the analysis of business problems, needs, and opportunities to determine how best to solve the business issue and deliver value to stakeholders.

Job is based in Pretoria but job extends into Africa

This role is required to conduct detailed analysis based on business problems that exist in order to recommend the appropriate action required to address the problem.

Analyze business needs in order to create accurate functional and non-functional specifications
Conduct requirement workshops with Product Managers / Stakeholders to assess and diagnose business needs
Gather all requirements accurately from Product Managers / Stakeholders to facilitate business solutions
Ensure a thorough understanding of business needs
Translate business requirements into workable functional and non-functional specifications
Draft and update all required documentation
Identify specific business processes, through analysis, that could be enhanced or changed to become more efficient / best practice-orientated/deliver business value
Liaise with and provide support to the development team for business solutions
Provide feedback to relevant stakeholders regarding various projects
Liaise with the development team to establish accurate time frames for delivery
Liaise with the Test team to ensure functionality matches user requirements
Provide status updates and feedback to Senior BA / Product Managers on all projects
Liaise with external parties regarding functionality and integration when required
Create and update user and training documentation
Ensure all relevant information is included in user documentation
Draft training material and manuals for new systems/updates
Complete the required project administration related to projects

Regulatory, Compliance, Governance and Legal:
Lead and manage with an example of integrity, honesty, transparency, and openness
Actively identify, grow and leverage key regulatory/licensing relationships and knowledge to ensure compliance and governance according to company policy and local legislation as a minimum
Ensure great care, attention to detail, due diligence and the necessary approval from the It Manager or designate is received for all new agreements prior to authorized signature
Ensure timely and effective communications of key regulatory/licensing/strategic developments and risks to the IT Manager
Monitor and stay in touch with origination and evolution of all existing and new competitors to ensure we stay a step ahead

Key Skills
Knowledge of Business Analysis methodology
Knowledge of project management principles
Knowledge of software development methodologies
Knowledge of SCRUM methodology

Additional Beneficial Requirements
Recognized business analysis or information systems qualification
Business analysis experience in the financial or retail industry
Payments experience
Experience dealing with compliance regulations
Demonstrated effectiveness in all the areas outlined in the roles and responsibilities
Strong communication skills (verbal and written);
Knowledge of the industry
Enjoy working within a structured delivery environment and in accordance with best practices & standards
Excellent debugging and Troubleshooting skills
IT software application skills
Strong negotiating skills
Excellent problem solving

  • Job Role: Business Analyst (Pretoria)
  • Industry: IT / Telecommunications
  • Salary: R 35 000 pm plus benefits

Required Skills

3-5 Years of Experience
Information Systems or equivalent
Valid Driver’s License and Passport
3 years’ experience in a Business Analysis environment (Desirable)

Additional Requirements

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