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BI Business Analyst

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ENVIRONMENT:

If you’re highly analytical and thrive on simplifying difficult concepts to Business Users, then a leading retail concern wants you as their next BI Business Analyst to translate requirements into effective technical BI solutions. You will also be expected to perform functional and user acceptance testing as well as provide input for BI user training, Data Governance & BI Quality Assurance initiatives. You will need a relevant 3-year or NQF tertiary qualification, have at least 3 years’ experience in a Business Intelligence environment and 5 in a BA role, have working knowledge of BA & BI techniques and methodologies & experience implementing Financial DWH.

 

DUTIES:

Perform detailed requirements analysis, document processes, and perform some user acceptance testing.

 

Understand, analyse, evaluate and document BI requirements from business, including:

Analytical processes and the KPIs/measures related to these processes.

Functional design of BI solution (reports and dashboards).

 

Document and refine BI technical requirements with regards to:

Data modelling requirements (reporting and business dimensions).

Source-to-target mappings.

 

Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements.

Work closely with the BI Data Architect(s) and Data Modeller(s) to design and implement BI solutions.

Perform functional testing and data validation of reports and other BI deliverables before presenting to Business Users.

Assist business during user acceptance testing.

Provide input for BI user training.

Assist BI implementations.

Give input to Data Governance and BI Quality Assurance initiatives.

Remain current with BI industry trends, particularly around BI tools and technologies.

Establish effective and collaborative partnerships with other BI teams and relevant IT teams (Business Process Analysts, BI source systems).

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Relevant 3-year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification.

 

Experience and Skills –

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Business Analysis related role and

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a BI Business Analyst role.

BI Business Analysis, data design and systems analysis experience in a BI environment.

 

Have knowledge of:

Business Analysis techniques and methodologies.

BI and Data Warehouse environments and best practices.

 

A good general understanding of the retail industry and business processes.

Able to work within the framework of the BI methodology.

Experience in Financial DWH implementations.

 

 

Advantageous –

Business-related qualification, FTI or similar BA qualification.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Possess natural analytical and conceptual thinking skills

High attention to detail coupled with high levels of accuracy.

Excellent documentation, planning, organisational, and time management skills.

Delivery and solution focused.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

 

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:

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