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Agile Business Analyst (Cape Town. Pretoria, JHB)

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ENVIRONMENT:

An innovative money transfer company seeks a highly skilled Agile Business Analyst in each of the following locations:   Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The main purpose of your role as a Business Analyst is to facilitate the analysis of business problems, needs and opportunities to determine how best to solve the business issue and deliver value to stakeholders.

DUTIES:

To analyse business needs in order to create accurate functional and non-functional specifications

Conduct requirement workshops with Product Managers / Stakeholders

Gather all requirements accurately from Product Managers / Stakeholders

Ensure thorough understanding of the business need

Obtain details in terms of the business requirements

Compile a business solution based on the workshop input

Translate business requirements into workable functional and non-functional specifications

Draft all required documentation

Identify specific business processes, through analysis, that could be enhanced or changed to become more efficient / best practice-orientated/deliver business value

To liaise with and provide support to the Scrum teams

To provide feedback to relevant stakeholders regarding various projects

Liaise with the development team to establish accurate timeframes for delivery

Liaise with the Test team to ensure functionality matches user requirements

Provide status updates and feedback to Senior BA / Product Managers on progress

Liaise with external parties regarding functionality and integration when required

To create user and training documentation

Draft required user documentation accurately

Ensure all relevant information is included in user documentation

Draft training material and manuals for new systems/updates

Complete the required project administration related to projects

To manage own professional and self-development

The following criteria would be considered as advantageous:

Recognized business analysis or information systems qualification

Business analysis experience in the financial or retail industry

Payments experience

Experience dealing with compliance regulations

REQUIREMENTS:

Grade 12  (Essential)

Tertiary qualification (Desirable), preferably in a related field such as Information Systems

3 years’ experience in a Business Analysis environment (Desirable)

Knowledge of Business Analysis methodology

Knowledge of project management principles

Knowledge of software development methodologies

Knowledge of SCRUM methodology

ATTRIBUTES:

Verbal and written communication skills

Multitasking skills

Computer skills

Time management skills

Organisational & administrative skills

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

Enjoy working within a structured delivery environment and in accordance with best practices & standards

Analysis and Judgement

Initiative and Responsibility

Systematic Approach

Effective Communication

Professional Expertise

Organizational

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.

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to michelle@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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