IT Business Analyst

Short Job Description: 

6-month Fixed Duration contract exists with the possibility of a new permanent role being created mid-year at the commencement of the new fiscal year.  Large corporation requires the services of a seasoned Business Analyst with a solid understanding of Information Technology (IT).

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
In office, Epping Industria
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Business Analyst
Business Process Analyst
IT Business & Systems Analysts
Required computer program skills: 
SQL essential, Cobol exposure advantageous
Estimated hours: 
8 Monday - Thursday, 7 on Fridays
Day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R600k - R800k
Remuneration term: 
Annual
Job posting date: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Full Job Description: 

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6-month Fixed Duration contract exists with the possibility of a new permanent role being created mid-year at the commencement of the new fiscal year. 

The aim of this role is to unpack business processes and create greater efficiencies by introducing digital transformation.  E.g. business processes are paper-based - there will be a move towards digitising processes.

The in-house development team create proprietary applications and systems to manage operations.  The BA will need to analyse business processes, wishlists, requirements and create greater efficiencies by writing detailed functional specifications for the dev team to use during their technical specification phase.  

The two focal areas will be:

  1. Data: analysis and reporting.  Developing key metrics to gauge business performance, ensure ongoing data integrity, conducting forensics trends analysis.  As such, the BA must have a very strong analytical ability - understand the business problem that they're trying to solve, how to formulate a solution.
  2. "General" Business analysis: meeting with all stakeholders, business process definition, creating solutions, functional spec development, communicate and relay to developers.

Requirements:

  1. Must be able to write queries in SQL
  2. Must be very comfortable liaising with all management levels - from line to EXCO (must be able to hold your weight when questioned by EXCO about data analytics)
  3. Understanding of BA methodologies would be advantageous
  4. Experience as an IT Business Analyst for at least 5 years
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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