Business Analyst II (Retail)

Categories Business Analyst
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec:

Our Client in Cape Town requires a Business Analyst II (Retail) for a permanent role to ensure that efficient and cost effective business solutions and processes are in place to address business needs/requirements.

Job Objectives entails:

  • To understand the current business environment
  • To identify and understand business requirements
  • To determine a suitable solution to address business needs/requirements
  • To deliver the required solution
  • To train business users
  • To continuously support the business environment

Qualifications

Essential

  • B. Degree

Experience

Essential

  • 3 years Business analysis in retail processes
  • 3 years ERP systems
  • 2-3 years Retail industry

Desirable:

  • 2-3 years SAP Masta Data
  • 3 years Pricing and promotions
  • 3 years Procurement

Responsibilities

To understand the current business environment

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

To identify and understand business requirements

  • 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

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 business processes against business requirement specification
  • Assist in the identification of data conversion and reporting requirements
  • 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
  • Assist Senior Business Analyst to monitor portfolio activities

Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
  • Experience in participating in projects
  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment

Desirable

  • Experience in a global business environment is preferred
  • Business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous

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

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