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

IT / Finance


  • Gather and coordinate Business and technical requirements, projects and tasks
  • Assist business to mature business requirements by challenging their representation thereof
  • Able to engage with business to unlock detailed requirements, given trivial or superficial requirement statements – i.e. the art of analysis and asking the right questions
  • Relate business requirements to strategic intents of the business
  • Able to review a business process and either optimize or re-engineer for greater efficiency and / or effectiveness
  • Understand the role of non-functional requirements and which are apply in specific scenarios
  • Develop and elicit non-functional requirements as part of the analysis process, being able to relate these requirements back to business
  • Incorporate and integrate legislative requirements into the business and be cognizant where these could be compromised
  • Able to handle conflict and difficult conversations
  • Thoroughly understands Agile and SAFe and the role a BA plays this framework
  • Business and process analysis as well as impact assessment
  • Translate business requirements into proposed solutions
  • Translate business requirement into the non-technical information requirements
  • Ensure appropriate documentation are created and maintained, at a sufficiently detailed level (L4 to L5)
  • Facilitation of meetings, workshops, etc. to gather information
  • Supporting the business with regards to business and process improvement
  • Transfer of knowledge to users, trainers, and peers
  • Ability to mentor and lead less senior peers


  • Matric with degree or diploma
  • National diploma in Business Analysis, Information Systems (advantageous)
  • A minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience in a business analyst role in Investment Services
  • Sound knowledge of financial markets and instruments
  • Experience working directly with end-users in a supporting role (or as part of a support team)
  • Experience in project management or working within a project team
  • Experience working within a fast-paced and dynamic business environment (advantageous)
  • Experience working in an Investment services industry


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have a passion for excellent service delivery with a demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest standards
  • High energy and drive to completion
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with a commitment to follow through and follow-up
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Ability to be an effective team player and pro-active individual
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences and interact with all types of clients including technology, business, management and executive management
  • Analytical, innovative and demonstrates initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to collaborate and pull information together
  • Must be able to handle multiple high profile projects/initiatives simultaneously
  • Able to work with and make sense of differing, sometimes conflicting information from users
  • Able to guide a conversation from a seemingly unstructured/haphazard state to a more concrete, process and structured one
  • Able to comfortably and effectively work in unfamiliar domains and / or processes
  • Able to review and improve the business analysis capability in the cluster

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:

  • Business Analysis
  • Investment
  • Financial Markets

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