BA Lead: Fund Operations
Datafin Recruitment
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
3d ago
source : Careers24

ENVIRONMENT : THE strong leaders & commercial acumen of a self-driven BA Lead is sought by an innovative Investment Firm to take charge of its Fund Operations division, providing critical insight into business problem and assisting the implementation of long-term solutions.

The successful candidate must possess a suitable BCom / B Bus Science Degree, have 6 years experience in IT with a solid understanding of Asset Management processes, Asset Management Business, know the System Development Life Cycle / SCRUM methodology and Release Processes and IT environments.

Duties :

  • Run the domain Build and maintain business stakeholder relationships and be a strong team player within institutional business.
  • Liaise with domain stakeholders to determine priorities and effective solutions to meet business requirements.* Manage business expectations and proactively mitigate any risks of production releases.
  • Collaborate with domain Tech Leads, Architect, Scrum Master, Test Manager and IT Ops Manager to ensure alignment on objectives and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate the work of domain level teams and ensure domain members work together as a team.* Drive implementation of key initiatives and ensure measurable outcomes are achieved.
  • Manage competing priorities for the domain and delivery items.* Ensure adherence to Institutional IT governance processes.
  • Identify and manage any risk introduced by changes.*Leadership Lead and develop Business Analysts in the domain.* Provide guidance for direct reports on career path.
  • Ensure all direct reports have a personal development plan in place.* Ensure adequate Business Analyst capacity, skills, and pipeline.
  • Drive improvements in domain team engagement.* Build up the team's diversity and transformation representation through new hires, mentorship, and specific development focus of existing people in the team.
  • Contribute toward IT talent management process.* Assist in leading, managing, and coaching existing and new staff in the domain.
  • Decision making Implement Institutional IT strategic objectives and contribute towards strategic thinking items.* Make day to day judgement calls on domain level matters (in conjunction with tech leads, Scrum Master).
  • Determine backlog priority and roadmap for development.* Engage with other domain owners to ensure end to end solutions are implemented.
  • Ensure items delivered in the domain are aligned with the tech direction / roadmap.* Provide input into overall IT objectives and governance.
  • Personal Development Take initiative to further develop own leadership and other skills.* Demonstrate the behaviours consistent with the organisations values.
  • Requirements :

  • Qualifications Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g., BCom, B Bus Science Degree) with strong academic performance.*Experience / Skills Minimum of 6 years experience in IT (preferably in Asset Management).
  • Sound understanding of Asset Management processes.* Asset Management Business.* System Development Life Cycle / SCRUM methodology.
  • Release Processes and IT environments.ATTRIBUTES : * Strong People Management skills (instil respect; care for team; respect for individuals;
  • listening skills; ability to serve staff; disciplined).* Interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong working relationships with relevant stakeholders internally and externally.

  • Ability to build effective teams, to gain commitment and to manage team performance.* Good time management skills, ability to manage heavy workload and multiple tasks.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.* Good communication and ability to work in a team.* Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Very disciplined and methodical working style.* Determined and persistent.* Conscientiousness.* Drive own development to become a better manager and leader.
  • Proactive, can-do and engaged attitude that inspires others to do great work.* Ability to accept responsibility for all tasks done.
  • While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • COMMENTS : When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. *Only*SA Citizens will be considered for this role.
  • If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence.

    Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to michelle () and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on http : / / www. (). Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

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