AN innovative Financial Institution seeks a strategic-thinking Business Analyst with strong leadership and 3-7 years’ experience in a similar role to join its team. Your role will entail guiding the critical evaluation of new and existing software/application solutions through conducting continuous business & industry research, identify risks and managing teams, expectation & process, solution and operations change. The successful incumbent requires an IT tertiary qualification, Project Management (Methodology specific), have thorough knowledge of Banking & IT standards and governance, Testing practices and ideally have experience with Postilion, Proview/Splunk, UML, Business Process Modelling (BPM) – EA and Visio.


  • Continuous business and industry research to guide the critical evaluation of new and existing software / application solutions.
  • Undertake impact analysis specific to solution and the changes thereof, within the solution and effected peer systems.
  • Identification of Risks, Issues and Decisions needed in support of project deliverables and scope. This also includes understanding of Project Management principles (Prince2).
  • Understanding and conceptualisation of the MIS/Reporting requirement and need from the solution.
  • Leadership skills including management of teams, expectations and process, solution and operational change.


  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology.
  • Must have proven experience as Business Analyst (BA), at least 3-7 years within the environment.
  • Project Management Skills (Methodology specific).

Must have detailed knowledge of:

  • Banking and IT standards and governance.
  • Testing practices and methodology.
    • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required.
    • Contactable via own mobile phone.

Ideal –

Detailed knowledge of:

  • Agile development life cycle.
  • Device Monitoring – Proview or Splunk is used.
  • Cash life cycle – Cash planningreconciliation experience.
  • Postilion Realtime – Transaction switching knowledge.
  • Postilion Office – Back Office processes and reporting.
  • Knowledge of UML and Business Process Modelling (BPM) – EA and Visio.


  • Communication skills.
  • Conflict Management.
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills.
  • Adapting and responding to change.
  • Analysing.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
  • Learning and researching.
  • Persuading and influencing.
  • Presenting and communicating information.
  • Networking.
  • Working with people.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Desired Skills:

  • Business
  • Analyst
  • Postilion

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