Business Analyst (Data) - CONTRACT

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  • Category: Jobs - General Employment
  • Region: Western Cape - Cape Town
  • Published: 21/10/2020
  • Ad Type: Jobmail Affiliate

Key Responsibilities:

Consult with business to identify business problems and opportunities
Assist with conceptualization, proposal of solution and business case development
Analyse and evaluate business data & reporting requirements for both operational and analytical opportunities
Extract and prepare data to support business reporting and analytical requirements
Assist with business scenario analysis
Assist with compilation of monthly statistics and reporting
Administration, planning and organizing of work to ensure successful and on time delivery
Ensure that solutions deliver on business expectation
Analyse and decompose relevant business processes and understand the impact on business
Elicit, analyse, document and maintain business requirements and functional specifications
Participate in quality assurance and user acceptance testing
Comply with company policies and procedures, standards and methodologies
Stay current on industry practices and trends in the short term insurance and digital environments and contribute innovative ideas for the use of technology and improvement of processes

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in BComm, Business Science or Computer Science (major in Stats, Finance, Economics and IT (preferably and Honours Degree)
Relevant Tertiary qualification or certificate/diploma in Business analysis from an industry recognized training institution
3 - 5 years’ experience as Business Analyst
Experience with working in an agile environment e.g. scrum, managing product backlogs and writing user stories
Experience in the use of software and process modeling methodologies and tools
Experience in workshop facilitation and communication with stakeholders both internal and external and at different levels of the organisation
Experience in the use of project management techniques and methodology advantageous
Experience in the short term insurance industry advantageous

Additional Skills:

Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
Strong customer service orientation and collaborative interpersonal style
Thorough knowledge and understanding of business, process and technology environments
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Effective relationship building skills and ability liaise with stakeholders at all levels, internal and external
High confidence, self-driven individual who can remain calm and focused under pressure
Ability to manage own workload and timelines
Facilitation of workshops, decision-making and actions to enable teams to agree next steps
Ability to effectively deal with conflict situations
Ability to be organized while working in a complex, fast-paced and dynamic environment
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Motivated individual who is passionate about technology
Ability to take ownership, lead and initiate action and drive actions to completion
Planning and organising


Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Relating and networking
Applying expertise and technology
Achieving personal work goals and objectives

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