Position title
Senior Business Analyst
INTRODUCTION

 

Our client is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with knowledge and skills working within an Agile Release Train.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Business Analysis Diploma and/or Information Systems Degree is essential
  • FTI or similar Business Analysis Certification

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  • 7 years’ experience in the role of a Business Analyst
  • Experience and training in Agile Ways of Work (SAFe) including Agile Release Train ways of working and knowledge
  • Previous Financial Services experience and/or knowledge working within an Agile Release Train (ART) processes is advantageous

 

SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES:

 

  • Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Extremely organised with strong time-management skills
  • Analysis
  • Teamwork
  • Process Improvement
  • Big Picture Thinking
  • Work Well Under Pressure
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Building
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Recognise the Business Needs
    • The Agile Release Train (ART) BA is required to facilitate discussions with stakeholders to understand their requirements and their vision of the product
    • These requirements are then to be translated into business needs and communicated to the team members to make them understand the expectations of the initiative and/or requirements
  • Analyse the Business Domain
    • The ART BA needs to analyse the various systems and processes in detail – from the first iteration to the release phase
    • The ART BA will work closely with the development team to understand the initial requirement of the initiative, the scope of the initiative, and also identify automation areas of the initiative
  • Refine the backlog
    • The ART BA will help the Portfolio Analyst / Product Owner establish user stories from the requirement models created during the analysis cycle
  • Help Initiative and Delivery Teams to Understand the Big Picture
    • The ART BA will help teams to get a better grasp of the initiative and where it fits within the organisational strategy
    • This is to be done by facilitating a number of discussions such as:
      • Identify which business processes should be created, eliminated, or revised
      • Identify which stakeholders are to be involved
      • Identify what information should be tracked
      • Identify what policies and rules should be followed that affect business behaviour and decisions
  • In addition, the ART BA is required to:
    • Ensure that the Mass and Foundation Cluster executes on all requirements, timeously and within SLAs
    • Ensure that the necessary due diligence, reporting and risk reviews take place as and when required
    • Review as-is processes and facilitate the high-level impact assessment of the change with Mass and Foundation Cluster Delivery Partners
    • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
    • Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; Writing Specifications / Features / User Stories
    • Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
    • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities
    • Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
    • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues
Contacts

talent@afroant.com

021 461 1369

Employment Type
Contractor
Duration of employment
8 months
Industry
Financial Services Industry
Job Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date posted
February 28, 2024
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