Senior Business Analyst – Valuations - Sandton Verfied

Salary Negotiable Sandton, Gauteng Sandton, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 27-02-2024 10:22:51 AM
19-03-2024 10:22:51 AM
Our client is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to manage own delivery on multiple and/or complex projects against departmental delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where required To facilitate the development and implementation of the company’s systems based on a clear understanding of business requirements in alignment to the company’s IT Strategic priorities.

Duties & Responsibilities
Receive request from business to start new project and conduct stakeholder analysis to clearly define the relevant people required for information gathering
Gather supporting information by holding interviews, conducting surveys, running workshops and reviewing existing documents and information
Draft a full system requirements plan to detail the activities and outputs
Execute the requirements plan in alignment with Software Development Lifecycle process to ensure compliance
Obtain system project classification by presenting the business requirement to the initiation forum
Conduct a cost and benefit analysis to assess the feasibility of the requirements
Produce a business case study by assessing solution options, considering costing and risks to formulate a recommendation
Support the business sponsor to develop and present the business case
Create the business requirements specification document to confirm clarity of business scope
Create the functional requirements specification document to translate the business requirements into functional requirements
Present functional requirements specification to all stakeholders to validate the requirements and solution
Recommend the most effective course of action after evaluating options against decision criteria
Provide regular feedback and progress to all stakeholders on current projects
Review the technical design specifications to check that all requirements are included
Review the test cases to ensure that it covers all scenarios related to the functional requirements
Assist the development team and testers to perform root cause analysis for any functional defects
Perform ad hoc functional testing for quality assurance
Ensure correct utilisation of solution developed by creating user training manuals
Assist business by project co-ordination of deliverables for small initiatives
Proactively or by request identify obstacles to performance relating to process flow and identify opportunities for optimisation
Assist users in being effective by utilizing the new solution productively
Partner with the project manager/lead to contribute to the development of the Senior Business Analysts role and delivery plan (proactively being involved upfront to just confirm the scope of the Senior Business Analyst’s end-to-end role in the project to mitigate any risk of misunderstanding of who will be doing what) to ensure a successful solution delivery output
Reduce time spent on projects by elicitation, analysis and optimisation of business requirements
Contribute to BA COE practice development by presenting courses to the team

Desired Experience & Qualification
Minimum 8 years’ experience as a Business Analyst
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or Engineering
Business Analyst Certification from a reputable institution

Technical Competencies
Basic software applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Internet, Email)
Divisional service offerings
Budget forecast assumptions
Business continuity standard
Business principles
Data analysis
Decision-making process
International Standards for Professional Practice

Location &Type
Johannesburg – Sandton – Hybrid (2 days onsite) – 12 month contract

Recruiter: Paracon