My client based in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs) is currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join them on an independent contract basis

IT / Finance


  • As a Business Analyst, you will play a critical role as a problem solver and be the person who assists in defining and enabling business change in an agile environment
  • Your primary responsibility is to deliver solutions that are fit for purpose, which focus on efficiencies and that deliver business value
  • Understanding business needs as they relate to a potential change or transformation
  • Acting as an advisor to the business on best outcomes for a particular business problem or initiative
  • Facilitating group workshops and meetings
  • Explaining technical jargon to non-technical / business teams
  • Gathering, identifying, and documenting business requirements
  • Simplifying requirements, so they are easily understood across the whole team
  • Building relationships with all key stakeholders that includes business owners, product owners, development teams, trainers, and users
  • Business process modelling and improving business processes across various business units, processes, and systems
  • Implementing, testing, and deploying solutions to business problems (includes facilitating and coordinating User Acceptance Testing)
  • Supporting business transition and helping to establish change (includes transfer of knowledge to users, trainers, and peers)
  • Assist in the continuous development, improvement, and implementation of the analysis framework
  • Working in an agile team within the scrum framework


  • Relevant formal qualification in Business Analysis. E.g., Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) or Advanced Diploma in Business analysis (AdBA) (advantageous)
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology / systems or equivalent (advantageous)
  • Honours degree in information technology / systems or equivalent (advantageous)
  • 8-10 years of experience in business analysis
  • At least 5 years working experience in the Financial Services industry (required)
  • Strong Investment management industry experience (very advantageous)
  • Experience as a seasoned Business Analyst working on large transformation programmes
  • Demonstrated experience as a Business Analyst across technology and business domains (required)
  • Experience with analysing and creating client correspondence and reporting (email, client statements, etc.), (required)
  • Agile
  • Confluence
  • Jira
  • MS Office proficiency
  • System Analysis
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Understanding of databases and networks
  • Proficient in SQL or similar technologies (Intermediate to Advanced)
  • HTML
  • API experience is advantageous
  • Oral and written communication proficiency


  • Leadership
  • Detail orientated
  • Big picture thinking
  • Client focused
  • Collaborates
  • Drive results
  • Taking ownership
  • Cultivate innovation
  • Be resilient
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Analytical thinking & problem-solving
  • Information gathering
  • Excellent documenting and diagramming (BPMN 2.0) skills
  • Planning, prioritising, and organising
  • Attention to detail


  • Leading and Supervising
  • Planning and Organising (Prioritising)
  • Positive, enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude
  • Teamwork
  • Complex problem solving
  • Ability to work independently / under pressure
  • Honesty, integrity, and respect
  • Have the necessary hard and soft skills that are required to overcome the traditional barriers between software development, testing, and operations teams.
  • Must be a clear methodical thinker with good problem-solving skills.
  • Able to perform under pressure in a fast-changing environment
  • Self-managing and taking the initiative to resolve issues.
  • Able to navigate ambiguity and complexity
  • Continuously monitor turnaround times and quality standards and resolve issues speedily to enhance internal service delivery

If you are ready for the next exciting step in your career, and would like to apply, please send us your updated CV to review

Desired Skills:

  • Investment Administration
  • Wealth Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Agile
  • Confluence
  • Jira
  • MS Office
  • System Analysis
  • HTML
  • SQL
  • API

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