ICT Business Analyst
Platinum Placements
Johannesburg, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

Key responsibilities :

Active participation and collaboration in PMO related initiatives

Eliciting new requirements in accordance with the companys prescribed initiatives management process

Conducting JAD sessions where relevant and compiling concept documents, functional specifications and / or process maps where applicable

Understanding requirements and ensuring that a suitable and sustainable design / solution is presented in user stories or Business Requirements specifications to meet business requirements and, where applicable, to include SWOT, data analysis, gap analysis of requirements and existing environments, Cost Benefit Analysis, Risk Assessment, feasibility and recommendations

Facilitating Poker Planning sessions to define user story content, confirm acceptance criteria, discuss complexity and assign estimates or story points in collaboration with customers and IT stakeholders

Monitoring and controlling logged test cases to ensure test criteria provides full requirements coverage in accordance with the company SDLC

Sign off test results to ensure test outcome aligns with requirements acceptance criteria

Managing UAT demo of developed functionality to users

Compiling manuals and verifying content quality and accuracy for distribution to internal / external stakeholders

Key contributor to the information and knowledge management strategy for the ICT PMO, development and operations teams

Project management of specific projects utilising project methodologies as applicable to the project type and in accordance with stipulated KPAs.

Requirements : Matric


Recognised Business Analysis qualification (PBA, CPBA, IIBA level 2 or CBAP certification)

B.Com degree in Information Systems / IT or BSC Information Systems advantageous

Skilled use of Microsoft Office packages including MS Project and Visio

Experience with software tools for business process mapping, modelling, wireframes and mock ups

Process improvement / automation is beneficial including but not limited to Cloud Computing, Robotic Process Automation and UX design

Jira / Confluence exposure will be beneficial

3+ Years IT Business Analysis verifiable skills and experience with software, infrastructure and integration

2+ years experience in IT Project management is advantageous

Financial and payment services experience is beneficial

Documentation and administrative skills with attention to detail

The ability to discover and articulate requirements from stakeholders and represent the information using a variety of analysis methods with a combination of graphical and textual elements where relevant

The ability to select the appropriate techniques for a given situation, depending on the business or client domain, deliverables needed, time allocated and the risk involved in the effort

The ability to understand requirements and trace them back to business objectives

The ability to identify the relationships and interdependencies between requirements

The ability to prioritize requirements based on their relative value, risk, difficulty of implementation, urgency, likelihood of success, regulatory compliance, sustainability or other factors

The ability to understand and assess proposed solutions in order to determine how closely they meet requirements and if they will deliver the desired business outcomes

The ability to assess and highlight risks in line with industry and security regulations and best practices

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