Business Analyst (HR)

Categories Business Analyst
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec

Our Client in Cape Town requires a  Business Analyst (HR) for a contract role. The successful candidate will ensure that efficient and cost-effective business solutions and processes are in place to address business needs/requirements. This role acts as a bridge between the business unit, organisational stakeholders and the IT solutions team by facilitating effective and competitive business processes by eliciting, analysing, validating and documenting business organisational and/or operational requirements.


  • 3-year tertiary qualification in HR
  • FTI diploma advantageous


  • 3 years Business analysis experience in HR and HR Accounting processes
  • 3 years ERP systems
  • 2-3 years SAP
  • 2-3 years SAP HR experience
  • 2-3 Retail industry advantageous


To understand the current business environment:

  • Analyse and understand the current business environment and business strategies
  • Understand the current trends and developments in the industry

To identify and understand business requirements:

  • Formulate a clear understanding of the needs of users, customers / clients and stakeholders
  • Work with user departments in the identification and documentation of user requirements
  • Assess and document the business implication of user requirements to the business process involved
  • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate
  • Define business rules and guide the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems

To determine a suitable solution to business needs/requirements:

  • Works closely with System Analysts and Project Managers to design and implement solutions
  • Provide input on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design
  • Engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives that are presented
  •  Understand the cost factors involved in the development process

To deliver the required solution:

  • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies of the organisation
  • Define scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user
  • Review technical solutions and As Is business processes against business requirement specification
  • Documenting and evaluating required data and information
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate User Acceptance Testing
  • Understand, document and escalate project risks
  • Liaise with other project areas to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues

To train business users:

  • Render support and facilitate sessions for end-users, including training where applicable

To continuously support the business environment:

  • Maintain an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, and current trends and developments in the technology field

Knowledge and Skills

  • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
  • Experience/knowledge in participating in projects
  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment
  • SDLC knowledge
  • Experience/knowledge in participating global business environment is preferred
  • Commercial and business understanding of the broader retail industry
  • Knowledge of Productive and Organisational Structure management processes and systems

If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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