Business Analyst

Reference: 4423 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

  • We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst with a strong technical background. Must be willing to slot into a very high-paced and challenging small-team environment.
  • Plan, manage and prioritise delivery of software or macro-projects.
  • Liaise with internal and external business stakeholders and software developers.
  • Conduct user workshops.
  • Define and document business requirement specifications.
  • Perform Quality Assurance (especially User Acceptance Testing).
  • Help design, document and maintain system processes.
  • Own and develop relationships with external partners and service providers, working with them to optimise and enhance our integration.
  • Investigate and report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations.
  • Clearly communicate progress and project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Enhance business benefits.
  • Help to research, develop and implement most suited SDLC methodologies.
  • Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the company.
  • Successful candidate might be positioned to mentor, train and manage a small team of junior/intermediate analysts.

Qualifications:

  • BCom / National IT Degree / Diploma.
  • Diploma in Business Analysis from FTI.
  • Minimum 5 years fulltime experience in Business Analysis.
  • Experience in managing a small team.
  • Experience in SQL and other programming languages will be advantageous.
  • Experience in BI work (QlikView in particular) will be advantageous.
  • Experience in a Retail Financial Services environment will be advantageous.
  • Experience with scorecard building would be advantageous.
  • Clear understanding of SDLC (software development life cycle).
  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving skills required. Structured and organised with a pro-active approach.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and perform under pressure.
  • Must work well in a team environment, eliciting cooperation from all levels, but also be able to work alone using own initiative.
  • Have an open mind about the role of a BA – we do a little bit of everything.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za