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Business Analyst

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Johannesburg
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

Business Analyst for a well-known Financial Services Company

The Senior Business Analyst must analyse and synthesize information provided by a large number of people who interact with the business, such as customers, staff, IT professionals and executives. The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for eliciting the actual needs of stakeholders, not simply their expressed desires. In many cases, the Senior Business Analyst will also work to facilitate communication between organisational units. In particular, Senior Business Analysts often play a central role in aligning the needs of business units with the capabilities delivered by information technology, and may serve as a “translator” between those groups.

The Senior Business Analyst will report into the Lead Business Analyst in

Responsibilities / Outputs Be proficient in performing according to the following BABOK Performance Competencies:

-Business Analysis and Planning:


-Requirements Management and Communication

-Enterprise Analysis

-Requirements Analysis

-Solution Assessment and Validation

The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for the following outputs:

•Creation/revision of the following analysis artifacts and deliverables:

-Business Case documents

-Business requirements specifications

-Functional requirements specifications

-Non-functional Requirements Specification

-Small Work Requests

-Process Maps

•Provide input into Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP)

Experience •Excellent knowledge of Investment Banking/ Stock Exchange environments

•Degree or diploma in a numerical/analytical subject e.g. Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or Business Analysis from an accredited school would be preferred

•Comprehensive understanding of BABOK Techniques and competencies

•Minimum of 7 years solid business analysis experience in a complex and heterogeneous IT environment using a formal methodology

•Good understanding of technologies and systems

•Good understanding of BPM change management and project management

•Proficient in VISIO data modelling tool

•Good working knowledge of project management practices and principles

•SDLC and analysis methodologies

•Understanding of IT principles and environments

•Solid experience working in a multi-disciplinary team, fostering collaboration and teamwork.

•Solid experience in interacting with internal and external customers with demonstrated customer service orientation.

•Expert experience with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Skills •Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

•Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, external business partners and vendors.

•Demonstrated leadership and effective people skills.

•Demonstrated ability to think in terms of business outcomes / results.

•Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise, coordinate and manage multiple, and often conflicting initiatives.

•Demonstrated ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.

•Must be customer-focused and excel in coordination of problem resolution.

•Excellent time management and organizational skills.

•Strong facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

•Flexibility to work in a changing, fast-paced environment.

•Knowledge of formal project management methodologies & disciplines.

Personality Traits •Possess a strong work ethic and sense of urgency

•Committed and delivery oriented

•Possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm

•Team player


•Risk aware

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Megan on or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Megan on 031 350 4405.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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