Datafin

Business Analyst (Credit Products)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
GUIDE the critical evaluation of new & existing software and application solutions as the next Business Analyst sought by a fast-paced and innovative Financial Institution. With a focus on Credit Products, you will identify risks, issues and decisions needed to support project deliverables and scope. The ideal candidate must possess a suitable Information Technology tertiary qualification, have proven BA experience – at least 3-5 years with detailed knowledge of Banking and IT standards and governance, Testing practices and methodology with basic Project Management.
 
DUTIES:
  • Continuous business and industry research to guide the critical evaluation of new and existing software / application solutions.
  • Undertake impact analysis specific to solution and the changes thereof, within the solution and effected peer systems.
  • Identification of Risks, Issues and Decisions needed in support of project deliverables and scope. This also includes understanding of Project Management principles (Prince2).
  • Understanding and conceptualisation of the MIS/Reporting requirement and need from the solution.
  • Leadership skills including management of teams, expectations and process, solution and operational change.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology.
  • Must have proven experience – at least 3-5 years as a Business Analyst (BA).
  • Must have detailed knowledge of:
    • Banking and IT standards and governance.
    • Testing practices and methodology.
  • Basic Project Management experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License and own vehicle is required.
 
Ideal to have –
  • Detailed knowledge of:
    • Agile development life cycle
    • Change Management
    • Banking systems
    • Credit Granting/Savings
    • Collections Environment
  • MIS/BI/Data Warehousing.
  • Knowledge of UML and business process modelling (BPM) – EA and Visio.
  • Solid understanding of:
    • Project Management.
    • Communication Skills and Conflict Management.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills.
  • Adapting and responding to change.
  • Analysing.
  • Creating and Innovating.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
  • Learning and researching.
  • Presenting and communicating information.
  • Relating and networking. 
  • Working with people.