Senior Business Analyst
Golden Rule
Cape Town
1d ago

The Role

Elicit, analyse, communicate & validate requirements i.e. gather, analyse, clarify & understand business requirements, rules & dependencies - ensure that requirements are clear, complete & unambiguous.

Produce Business Cases for new initiatives determining the desirability, feasibility and viability of proposed ideas.

Analyse and report on business processes.

Analyse business systems and processes.

Assist stakeholders to create a common understanding of the concept, vision, scope, objectives & business value of technology solution request / s.

Establish & maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle ie. serve as a liaison between stakeholders (business units, technology teams & support teams) & users i.

e. helps narrow gap between business & IT.

Contribute to cost efficiencies.

Apply Design Thinking methods to understand Client’s needs as well as exploring opportunities to solve their needs.

Ensure continuous Process improvement to enable effective operational processes.

Document requirements by preparing a Business Requirements & Rules Specification.

Document Epic Statements, breaking the scope down into Features and User Stories with input from all stakeholders. Third-party fund administration requires expertise.

We administer South African Investment Managers’ domestic & foreign securities and perform a host of tailored administration functions.

We are a proudly South African investment administration services business, providing investment management solutions to leading investment providers for more than a decade.

We aim to remain the #1 Investment Administration partner of choice in South Africa

Assist in developing the timeline for new Initiatives by collaborating with the delivery team in defining priorities and release cycles.

Be part of an agile development team, attending Scrum meetings and daily stand-ups, fulfilling the role of a Product Owner where needed.

Be willing to drive team deliverables by managing Scrum / Kanban boards.

Investigate, analyse and document future processes, business rules and data components depending on what’s required for the initiative in progress.

Review technical documentation and alignment to business requirements

Communicate with the developers to walk through specification, design and changes

Provide support in test preparation and execution

Verify requirements including working with tester / s to define test cases, & assist with UAT

Assist with training of business for the new process(es) or system(s)

Ensure Customer / Client excellence through Interaction with internal and external customers throughout all business activities

Skills and Experience

Minimum

  • National certificate
  • Relevant IT or Business related qualification
  • FTI or equivalent Business Analyst Certification
  • Ideal

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a business analyst

    Good written and verbal communication skills

    Previous experience in applying SAFe and Design Thinking frameworks as well as Agile delivery methods.

    Excellent stakeholder management

    Experience in related roles in the financial services industry would be an advantage.

    Facilitation and Presentations

    Highly collaborative and transparent

    Highly analytical on conceptual and detailed level

    Innovative / resourceful / problem solving & deadline driven

    Strong ability to create and maintain high quality documents (charts, workflows, spreadsheets, etc.)

    Positive, results-driven and solution minded team player

    Sound decision making skills

    Self-managed

    A flexible approach and the ability to work under pressure

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