Lead Business Analyst, Cape Town (must be based in CPT)

Ref No. CLGTV0032
Benefits To be discussed
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status

Introduction

Our client is one of the largest Retailers in Africa, growing at a rapid rate amidst the toughest crisis the world has faced.

Important

Lead Business Analyst

The Job

They are looking or a Lead BA to take their business to another level!

  • -5 years In-depth knowledge of HR processes
  • Aris Modelling
  • Business Analysis Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
  • Experience in participating in projects
  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment
  • Commercial and business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous

*We are only able to consider South African citizens, based in Cape Town, for this role.

Detailed Job description:

To understand the current business environment:

  • Analyse and understand the current business environment
  • Analyse and understand the current business strategies
  • Understand the current trends and developments in the industry

To identify and understand business requirements:

  • Work with user departments in the identification and documentation of user requirements
  • Assess and document the business implication of user requirements to the business process involved
  • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate
  • Define business rules and guide the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems

To determine a suitable solution to business needs/requirements:

  • Works closely with System Analysts and Project Managers to design and implement solutions
  • Provide input on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design
  • Engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives that are presented

To deliver the required solution:

  • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies of the organisation
  • Define scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user
  • Review technical solutions and As-Is business processes against business requirement specification
  • Documenting and evaluating required data and information
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate User Acceptance Testing
  • Understand, document and escalate project risks
  • Liaise with other project areas to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues

To train business users:

  • Render support and facilitate sessions for end-users, including training where applicable

To continuously support the business environment:

  • Maintain an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, and current trends and developments in the technology field

To lead, mentor and coach junior and intermediate BA's within the stream:

  • Assist Senior Business Analyst to monitor portfolio activities
  • Coaching and mentoring for the domain stream BA's in BA tools and processes
  • Provide input to strategic planning and setting of goals objectives
  • Prioritise business requests
  • Understand interdependencies across capability areas

Requirements:

  • -5 years In-depth knowledge of HR processes
  • Aris Modelling
  • Business Analysis Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
  • Experience in participating in projects
  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment
  • Commercial and business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous
  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
  • Valid driver's licence and own transport
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience as a Broker Consultant, Key Account Manager or similar sales and relationship management role
  • Product knowledge and competitor intelligence
  • 3 Year Degree/Diploma (preferably in Information Technology) 2 Year FTI Diploma
  • 3- 5 years SAP HR experience
  • 3 -5 years Retail Industry experience
  • 2- 3 years HR / Payroll qualification or relevant work experience advantageous
  • 2 - 3 years SAP SuccessFactors experience advantageous

Key skills:

  • Business Analysis
  • Team Lead
  • Retail
  • Information Technology
  • IT

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