Do you have an analytical mind and the ability to innovate? Our Retail Life Insurance department is looking for a self-driven, dynamic IT professional who wants to grow their career by contributing to the delivery of innovative IT solutions for our life [URL Removed] is Momentum’s market-leading life insurance product, providing life cover to clients in South Africa.

Our Myriad product aim in partnering with our clients on their journey to success. We strive to find opportunities in every risk and ensure that current and potential clients can benefit from our innovative solutions. Part of the reason why Myriad has the unique ability to develop superior, forward-thinking products and benefits is because we make it our business to understand our clients’ varying needs.

Role Purpose

  • Gather requirements and help build and maintain system requirements specifications for development of different solutions with required outcomes to relevant stakeholders effectively.
  • Collaborate with various business areas and internal clusters to ensure alignment, integration and consistency of solutions scope and delivery across business units.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deliver on service level agreements applicable to internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed.
  • Manage multiple competing priorities through effective organisation and communication.
  • Identify financial and business risks to the company and escalate accordingly.
  • Drive and support effective teamwork within the department.
  • Focus on quality and delivery of tasks.
  • Analyse system functionality to support business requirements (new/existing)

  • Drive and obtain the sign-off of test plans, test cases and test summary reports according to agreed

  • Conduct system integration testing.
  • Support the roll out of new technical solution and /or changes.
  • Seek opportunities to continuously improve the current system.
  • Assist with user acceptance, regression and functional testing.
  • Assistance to Operational Support area.
  • Liaising with developers to resolve system issues.
  • Investigating data reports to identify potential data and system errors.
  • Manage own performance and development within the team.
  • Support financial month-end.

Competencies required

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Determination to deliver quality
  • Sense of urgency and target driven
  • Taking accountability
  • Working under pressure
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Collaboration, knowledge sharing and relationship building
  • Take initiative and be pro-active
  • Confident, professional and quick learner.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Tertiary Degree (3 year degree +)
  • BA Diploma beneficial
  • Minimum of 4 years’ Business Analysis experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ Systems Analysis experience
  • Exposure to AS400 and Web based systems beneficial
  • Financial industry experience beneficial
  • Life insurance experience beneficial

Additional Information

The role is currently available in MMH Life Insurance- IT and Implementation, based at our Head Office in Centurion.

Desired Skills:

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Financial Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Maintaining System Requirements
  • Resolve System Issues

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Investments, Insurance & Assurance
  • 2 to 5 years Business Analysis

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