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Business Analyst (PTA)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
Our client, who provides award-winning products in the medical industry requires a Business Analyst who will take ownership of assigned products and keep a handle on product and project aspects including business models, specifications, budgets and financial models, progress tracking, management of resources and team capacity.  They will increase company profitability by driving product success by designing efficient and scalable systems/products and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery thereof.  The Ideal Candidate will have a BEng (Industrial).
 
DUTIES:
Key Performance Areas, Weights, and Objectives
Business analysis 60%
  • Full cycle Project and Product Management including capacity management and resource tracking.
  • Multi-task on a suite of projects and products, all within different stages of development and implementation.
  • Compiling intuitive system and product requirements and specification design, in terms of researching, consulting and analysing needs.
  • Following best practice design and development methodologies in sustaining high quality, clean, auditable, and manageable products, and systems.
  • Compiling of relevant specifications documents, UI designs, wireframes, and test cases.
  • Effective system testing and approval, including the management of release notes and effective communication with stakeholders on changes and/or improvements.
  • Continuous improvement of existing products, systems, and processes.
  • Working with front-end and back-end developers,
  • marketing, sales, and design departments to ensure a holistic management process of project management.
  • Identify issues, bugs, and bottlenecks and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in applications and associated processes, procedures, and methods.
Business processes and strategy 20%
  • Business process improvements, operationalization, and optimization.
  • Develop strategies for the implementation of products, projects, or systems, including commercialisation, legal and operational aspects.
  • Risk analysis and mitigation.
  • Management of tasks and priorities within product suite.
  • Increase profitability of products through the streamlining of development, manufacturing, and maintenance thereof.
Record keeping 20%
  • Compiling of relevant records as is necessary for compliance to ISO, CE, FDA (and other) standards and requirements as is applicable to assigned products.
  • Accomplish objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results; reviewing progress and making mid-course corrections to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Efficient and effective reporting on strategies, prioritisation, and tasks to manager.
  • Efficient and effective reporting on performance of products and systems.
  • Taking personal ownership for projects/products/systems and work quality as well as contributing to team development and the company’s ecosystem.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Degree in Engineering (Essential)
  • B. Eng (Industrial) (ideal)
 
Required nature of experience:
  • Business Analysis within the IT, software, or medical device field.
  • Development of project, product, and system specifications.
  • Requirement gathering and documentation.
  • Project Management.
  • 3 years relevant experience.
 
Essential: Skills and Knowledge
  • Excellent computer proficiency (especially in MS Office Excel)
  • Report and proposal writing skills.
  • Business Process design
  • Agile Project Management
  • BPMN or UML Knowledge
  • API knowledge
  • JIRA, Confluence or similar task management or documentation tools
 
Skills and Knowledge (desirable):
  • Coding interpretation
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Dedicated
  • Diligent
Essential Competencies:
  • Examining Information
  • Documenting Facts
  • Providing Insights
  • Making Decisions
  • Managing Tasks
  • Producing Output
  • Taking Action
  • Pursuing Goals
Important Competencies:
  • Adopting Practical Approaches
  • Exploring Possibilities
  • Convincing People
  • Articulating Information
  • Directing People
  • Conveying Self-Confidence
  • Showing Composure
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Embracing Change
  • Inviting Feedback
  • Meeting Deadlines 
  • Checking Things