Business Analyst III (Financial Services/Banking)

Categories Business Analyst
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec

Our Client in Cape Town requires a Business Analyst III (Financial Services/Banking) for a permanent role. The successful candidate will ensure that efficient and cost effective business solutions and processes are in place to address business needs/requirements. The role facilitates effective and competitive business processes by eliciting, analysing, validating and documenting business organisational and/or operational requirements.

Qualifications

Essential

  • 3 year Degree/Diploma

Desirable

  • FTI Diploma

Experience

  • 5 years of experience in Business Analysis in a Financial Services/Banking domain
  • 5 years of experience in ERP systems
  • 2-3 years of experience in the Retail industry

A strong technical background is required:

  • Technical skills – knowledge of software and IT skills
  • Data analysis – able to use logical techniques to analyze, describe, and evaluate data
  • System analysis –able to find solutions to a given business function
  • System integration specification – able to bring different technological entities together to solve a given problem
  • Functional specifications – able to explain in detail how a given technological solution would meet a given business requirement

Responsibilities

  1. Information Seeking and Analysis
  • Analyse and understand the current business environment and strategies
  • Understand the current trends and developments in the retail industry
  • Requirement elicitation
  1. Leadership, Facilitation and Influencing
  • Gaining knowledge within specific area and sharing of that knowledge across the team. This includes interviews, presentationsand workshop facilitation with both business & IT
  1. Building and Maintaining Relationships and Communication Lines
  • To build and maintain a trust relationship with business users – by delivering what was promised and providing solid knowledgeand support
  1. Theoretical knowledge and application
  • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies ofthe organisation (including feasibility and business benefits)
  1. Time Management
  • To delivery required tasks and documentation on time, and within agreed timelines

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge:

  • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
  • Experience in participating in projects
  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment
  • Experience in a global business environment is preferred
  • Business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous

Skills:

  • Presentation and Workshop facilitation skills
  • Estimation and planning of business analysis effort for projects
  • Business Modelling tools – preferably ARIS
  • Business analysis and elicitation techniques
  • Process re-engineering and improvement
  • Verbal and written communication skills (business writing)

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

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