A Financial Institute in the centre of Pretoria as a CONTRACT VACANCY for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). Minimum 12 months position

This BA must have an understanding of both Waterfall and Agile methodology.

B degree or equivalent (e.g., BCom Informatics, BSc Informatics, BTech); and
Diploma in Business Analysis, and
Minimum eight years’ experience in business analysis; and
Solid exposure to Agile methodology.

The main purpose of this position is to conduct business analysis and document requirements in a manner that is suitable for CSD Portfolio; this includes but is not limited to:

  • Identifying systems solutions to problems, bringing business and information technology (IT) together, translating business requirements into solution requirements and conveying the business requirements into the development space.
  • Focusing on business optimisation and investigating more efficient ways of working and organising resources to achieve business
  • Bringing together different elements of the business by performing a consolidation and innovation role in order to create new or different alternatives and solutions

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:

  • Identifying stakeholders who are impacted by an initiative or share a common business
  • Planning and executing business analysis
  • Consulting with business to understand business objectives, drivers, functions and structures, and developing detailed workflow
  • Consulting with business and technical stakeholders to elicit, analyse, communicate, document and validate requirements for changes to business processes or systems
  • Investigating problems and proposing possible solutions by interacting with users, developers and other participating
  • Analysing the feasibility of options, recommending viable solutions, validating these with stakeholders and updating the business requirements specification or change request
  • Working collaboratively with the business customers and technical stakeholders to document the specifications for a chosen solution in terms of information systems, processes and people
  • Interacting with architects and developers to ensure the system is properly implemented, and monitoring whether requirements are being
  • Managing the quality of the solution being
  • Managing change requirements and
  • Participating in user acceptance testing (ensuring the deployed solution meets the business need).
  • Knowledge of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) (essential)
  • Skilled in business process models analysis, design and documentation (essential)
  • Ability to use basic software applications (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail) (essential)
  • Skilled in using modelling tools (required)
  • Analytical thinking ability
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Facilitation skills
  • Quality orientation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal relationship building and maintaining skills
  • Facilitation of workshops skills
  • Ability to build customer loyalty
  • Strong team player
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Enterprising

  • Business Analysis Work Plan;
  • Business Requirements Specification Document;
  • Functional Requirements Specification Document;
  • Information Matrix;
  • User Stories;
  • Change Request Document (where applicable);
  • Participate in Quality Assurance;
  • Participate in User Acceptance
  • Participate in Regression Testing;
  • Business Analysis Measure and Feedback Report;
  • Review Training documentation;

Desired Skills:

  • Diploma in Business Analysis
  • SDLC Essential
  • Business Process Models
  • Modelling tools
  • Information Matrix
  • B Comm Degree

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