Business Analys

Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Job Summary We're seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join our client within the financial services sector. If you're a mastermind at analyzing data, identifying trends, and creating solutions, then we need you! Apply now! Responsibilities: Results Delivery Contribute to the crafting of IT departmental business plan to ensure delivery of focus areas for the year in support of IT strategy Apply cost-effectiveness principles in planning and delivery to contribute to the achievement of divisional financial targets Provide relevant input into the formalization of the divisional budget Manage allocated budget by tracking costs and recommending solutions that meet critical business needs Provide guidance to the business on the best system solution selection to ensure fit to the clients requirements and meet the future strategic objectives Experience expertise: Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or Engineering Business Analyst Certification from a reputable institution Minimum 8 years experience as a Business Analyst Stakeholder Relationship Management Champion Business Analyst services with stakeholders. Observe and be involved in the day-to-day operations to understand the business domain and business needs and requirements of relevant stakeholders. Provide insight regarding BA methodologies and best practices to internal clients to enable a BA presence.. Maintain and build relationships with Business Owners to ensure the BA team is consulted and involved in initiatives that may require IT support. Determine business requirements and actively manage key projects to ensure expectations are met. Conduct Business Owner feedback sessions with every milestone phase of a project to inform business of progress, manage Business expectation proactively and measure the effectiveness of Business Process Improvement. Build relationships with other IT teams, likeEnterprise Architecture. and other key counterparts. Ensure regular engagement (as needed) with all stakeholders to gain visibility and maintain relationships through networks utilising social media, attending, and presenting at conferences and training interventions. Build strategic Industry/ Global network of thought leaders and relationships utilising social media, attending and presenting at conferences and training interventions. Meet stakeholder needs accuratley by following the Business Analyst process flow methodology to maintain quality and consistency of service provided. Manage stakeholder relationships by communicating openly and honestly with regards to project status. Process Management Manage own delivery on multiple and/or complex projects against departmental delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where requiredxc3x82 Receive request from business to start new project and conduct stakeholder analysis to clearly define the relevant people required for information gatheringxc3x82 xc3x82 Gather supporting information by holding interviews, conducting surveys, running workshops and reviewing existing documents and information Draft full system requirements plan to detail the activities and outputsxc3x82 xc3x82 Execute the requirements plan in alignment with Software Development Lifecycle process to ensure compliancexc3x82 Obtain system project classification by presenting the business requirement to the initiation forumxc3x82 xc3x82 Conduct a cost and benefit analysis to assess the feasibility of the requirementsxc3x82 xc3x82 Produce a business case study by assessing solution options, considering costing and risks to formulate a recommendation Support the business sponsor to developxc3x82 and present the business casexc3x82 Create the business requirements specification document to confirm clarity of business scopexc3x82 Create the functional requirements specification document to translate the business requirements into functional requirementsxc3x82 Present functional requirements specification to all stakeholders to validate the requirements and solution Recommend the most effective course of action after evaluating options against decision criteria Provide regular feedback and progress to all stakeholders on current projectsxc3x82 Review the technical design specifications to check that all requirements are included Review the test cases to ensure that it covers all scenarios related to the functional requirements Assist the development team and testers to perform root cause analysis for any functional defects Perform adhoc functional testing for quality assurancexc3x82 Ensure correct utilisation of solution developed by creating user training manualsxc3x82 xc3x82 Assist business by project co-ordination of deliverables for small initiatives Proactively or by request identify obstacles to performance relating to process flow and identify opportunities for optimisation Assist users in being effective by utilizing the new solution productivelyPartner with the project manager/lead to contribute to the development of the Senior Business Analysts role and delivery plan (proactively being involved upfront to just confirm the scope of the Senior Business Analyst's end-to-end role in the project to mitigate any risk of misunderstanding of who will be doing what) to ensure a successful solution delivery outputxc3x82 xc3x82 Reduce time spent on projects by elicitation, analysis and optimisation of business requirementsxc3x82 Contribute to BA COE practice development by presenting courses to the team



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