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Business Analyst (Data)

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ENVIRONMENT:

A financial services group invites a Business Analyst (Data) to join its Tygervalley offices. Your core role will include being responsible for the sourcing and analysis of client and product data. The ideal candidate must have a relevant tertiary qualification, Agile/Scrum skills and previous experience with “Big Data” projects in the financial services sector.

 

DUTIES:

Source, Analyse and implement client and product data received from product providers.

Maintain relationships with relevant data personnel from product providers.

Approach and negotiate new or improved data sets from product providers.

Ability to understand the process / data exchange methods as well as necessary content to answer business requirement into data.

Perform regular testing on the data sets loaded.

Put processes in place to monitor data anomalies.

Make improvement suggestions to development for improving the data retrieve and import process.

Able to translate findings in a business document for decision making purposes.

Able to adapt to monthly repetitive process of receiving the data and applying appropriate data sanity checks.

Manage 2 data administrators.

Stakeholder management including distribution, support services e.g. IT, Finance, and wider group.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

A relevant tertiary qualification.

Agile / Scrum experience.

Good understanding of the software development process.

Good negotiation ability.

Expert math skills.

Extensive experience in related roles in the financial services industry.

Experience in managing technology solutions.

Knowledge of wealth management & Insurance and adviser value proposition requirements.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Business acumen and entrepreneurship.

Analytical & critical thinker.

Problem-solving skills.

Proven skills in managing small to medium size team.

Negotiating and influencing skills.

Innovative.

Assertive.

Attention to detail.

Time Management.

Advanced communication skills.

Change management and coaching skills.

Process innovation and acumen.

 

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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