Business Analyst - Senior/Intermediate

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Company:EOH Recruitment Solutions

Our client is seeking a senior business analyst and an Intermediate business analyst.

The successful candidate will deliver a new risk product on a new platform and get it to market digitally.

Duties and skills:
  • Assist functional BAs with requirements gathering workshop and product backlog grooming
  • Lead workshops with stakeholders to derive stories related to the project based on indepth analysis and understanding of the requirements
  • Assist functional BAs with documentation of acceptance criteria, process maps and data Requirements
  • Planning and facilitation of the various Agile meetings and artifacts, including sprint planning, reviews retrospectives, daily stand-ups planning
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organisational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team member
  • Could be required to fulfil the role of the product owner
  • Have good knowledge and application of user stories, acceptance criteria, process maps and data requirements
  • Assisting UX designers with interface and screen designs when needed
  • Regular grooming of the backlog to ensure appropriate level of detail is captured at the right time
  • Lead workshops with external stakeholders to derive acceptance criteria and to unpack user stories related to the project in more detail
  • Analytical or investigative skills
  • Understand available data within business
  • Understand validity and integrity of data complete, correct and timely
  • Investigate business problems
  • Investigate feasible solutions, i.e. enhancing of existing functionality or development of new functionality
  • Collaborate with IT on data to be used
  • Provide recommendations on feasible solutions or options that will satisfy business requirements
  • Understand which data is relevant in order to support specific business decisions.
  • Proper communication skills to be able to extract specific information required to assist with analysis focussed communications
Business skills
  • Understand strategic business objectives and link activities to achieving objectives
  • Stewardship skills to drive standardisation, such as business terminologies, business processes
  • Understand the business activities, and existing business processes
  • Understand what can be improved and the cost involved, i.e. what the Return on Investment will be (ROI)
  • Understand the impact of changes to business processes
  • Enhance business processes with identified improvements using the approved modelling tool
  • Prioritise deliverables, understand which data is relevant in order to support specific business decisions
  • Proper communication skills to be able to convey information regarding business processes and anticipated changes
Skills and experience:

  • Minimum four years solid working experience as a Business Analyst
  • Agile and financial services experiences preferable.
  • Relevant qualification in either IT or business
  • Wire framing
  • User stories/prototyping and customer journeys experience

Posted on 06 Dec 16:05

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