Job title: Technical Business Analyst: Collective Investments
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Information Technology
Expertise: Information Technology
Salary type: Annual
Location: Cape Town
Job published: 07-02-2020
Job ID: 34376
Contact name: Brylea Purnell, Megan Smillie
Phone number: 021 555 4402, 021 5554402
Contact email: brylea@trackingtalent.co.za, megan@trackingtalent.co.za

Job Description

Technical Business Analyst: Collective Investments

A leading Asset Manager is looking for a Technical BA to join their Collective Investments team.

This person will manage the applications that integrate across business areas, be responsible for the systematic and methodical investigation, analysis and documentation of all or part of a business area in terms of business functions and processes, and the information they use across applications as well as identify and examine business needs and determine timely and effective solutions to business functions and processes.
This person will acts as a bridge between the business and the IT development teams, evaluating and documenting the underlying business architecture and conducts feasibility studies, business cases, risk assessments, writes proposals, and creating functional requirements for new applications and major changes to existing applications made possible by information and communication technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compile and deliver quality, detailed and comprehensive business requirement specification documents, including process mapping and design
  • Closely working with business teams, development team, vendors and testers to ensure requirements are delivered in an expected format
  • Provides inputs into training manuals and assists with transfer of knowledge to end users and trainers
  • Working with key service providers to ensure business requirements, business rules and controls are documented and signed off
  • Translate business requirements into effective solutions
  • Provide input into test plans and coordination of testing effort
  • Comprehensive documentation of Test Plans and coordination of testing effort.
  • Document implementation plan and ensure successful implementation.
  • Conduct post implementation review.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and/or certification with 5 years related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a business analyst role or similar role
  • Collective Investment Schemes or financial services experience is essential

Technical Competencies:

  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle, both waterfall and agile
  • Ability to write basic SQL queries to an advanced level
  • Experience working within a fast-paced and dynamic business environment (advantageous)
  • Ability to transfer knowledge to users, trainers and peers
  • Ability to package and present analysis with recommendations to management and executive teams
  • Strong facilitation skills for meetings, workshops and forums

Qualification and Experience and skills: 

  • Degree or Diploma and/or Certification with 5 to 8 years related experience.
  • Business Requirements Definition
  • IT Data Analysis
  • Reporting and Administration
  • Quality, Compliance and Accreditation
  • Business Analysis

EE candidates will be given preference