Business Analyst II (Data projects) - (PERMANENT)
PM Connection
Cape Town, South Africa
1d ago
source : Executive Placements

Purpose of the Job :

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
  • Job Objectives :

    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
  • Essential

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

  • 2-3 years SAP Master Data
  • 3 years Pricing and promotions
  • 3 years Procurement
  • 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
  • Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from the agency within 2 weeks.

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