Business Analyst
Johannesburg, Gauteng
2d ago
source : findojobs-za

Job IDClosing Date17 June Career StreamProcessFAIS AffectedJob PurposeTo enable change by defining the needs and the rationale for change, to understand the current state, to define the future state, and to determine the activities required to move from the current to the future state by applying the principles of business analysis, according to the requirements classification schema, from a diverse array of multi-functional perspectives with an agile mindset.

Address complex challenges or opportunities, finds a way to deliver business value for any change challenge, guides others to help them deliver better business outcomes, is sought after for expertise and guidance in addressing business challenges, and provides insight to situations that fall within (or outside of) the sphere of influence.

Pair with Product Designers (CX / UX), Business Architects, Testers (QA) and key roles in the requirements value chain. Apply the principles of Product Ownership Analysis and the strategy-to-execution framework.

Lead other BAs in delivery Enterprise wide solutions where this is a project requirement an / or act as the business subject matter expert.

Job ResponsibilitiesConduct and lead others on iterative and adaptive planning and monitoring tasks to estimate, organize and coordinate the BA efforts on large / complex enterprise initiatives.

Conduct and lead others on elicitation and collaboration tasks to obtain information from stakeholders and confirm the results.

Conduct and lead others on requirements analysis and design definition to structure, organize, specify and model requirements and designs, validate andverify information, identify solution options that meet business needs, and estimate the potential value that could be realized for each solution option.

Conduct and lead others on Requirements Life Cycle Management tasks to manage and maintain requirements and design information from inception to retirement.

Conduct and lead others on strategy analysis to define the future and transition states needed to address the business need.

Conduct and lead others on Solution Evaluation to assess the performance of and value delivered by a solution, and eliminate barriers / constraints that prevent the full realization of the value.

Execute and lead others on according to IIBA best practices, agile product delivery and lean principles based on Nedbank's delivery approach as per the BA methods.

Discover and deliver requirements based on changes across all seven product dimensions and requirements categories. Additional Job ResponsibilitiesUnderstand / co-create the operational value streams, enterprise strategic themes, product roadmap, vision, KPIs and metrics.

Understand all elements of the portfolio, solution, program and team backlog. Explore and articulate the opportunity / problem to be solved and identify stakeholder wants and needs to realise this and participate to define the proposed solution.

Use visual diagrams and collaborative games to model scope, interfaces, story context, data flows, processes, and Enterprisewide dependencies.

Document Epics / features / themes to analyse user stories - identify gaps, missing stories, acceptance criteria, scenario development and all requirement categories.

Own decomposition of portfolio epics, features, elicitation, analysis, story writing and acceptance criteria writing throughout the requirements value chain and ensure reuse of requirements.

Collaborate / co-create process and capability alignment by pairing with the Process Engineer and Architect. Drive resolutions for impediments and spikes and enabler epics / stories, and synthesise the data to articulate requirements.

Additional Job ResponsibilitiesDrive collaboration with development / QA to identify test cases / scenarios, conduct UAT and train the trainer / user, support change management and the product manager with commercialisation.

Lead all aspects of Backlog Refinement and increment planning and champion DevOps & Built-in quality principles and limit Work in progress (WIP).

Analyse / document data requirements and model data flows / ERDs through all 7 product dimensions on a portfolio level by pairing with Data Managers.

Foster stakeholder relationships and engagement for backlog discovery and delivery, dependencies and enterprise delivery up to executive level.

Conduct system demos and contribute to Inspect & Adapt (I&A), implement suggestions and drive continuous improvement. Actively participate and lead program / squad ceremonies by pairing with Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Product Owners, Epic Owners.

Champion minimum viable thinking by defining, prioritising, estimating and planning small increments to achieve increment plans.

Drive early remediation by reducing waste, rework, identify risks, issues and dependencies within scope and across projects Essential Qualifications - NQF LevelProfessional Qualifications / Honours DegreePreferred QualificationIT qualificationPreferred CertificationsCertificate in BA endorsed by IIBA , SAFe and Agile CertificationMinimum Experience Level7 - 10 yearsManagerial : 1 - 2 yearsBA experience, manage multiple IT Projects and exposure to complexenterprise wide programmes, business and industry exposure and Lead BA roleTechnical / Professional KnowledgeResearch methodologyData and Business analysisStrategy planning and executionBA Body Of KnowledgeAgile ConceptsProcess Engineering SkillsBusiness Analysis Descipline , Techniques and PracticesGlobal business analysis TrendInformation Technology conceptsBehavioural CompetenciesDecision MakingTechnical / Professional Knowledge and SkillsDriving InnovationDigital AcumenCoachingBuilding NetworksPreference will be given to candidates from the under represented groups Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at

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