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Senior Business Analyst

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Job Type
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Date Added 7 Dec 2018
Expiry Date 21 Jan 2019
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South Africa



Role details:
Our client in the financialsector is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with strong business and data analysis skills toprovide the development team with accurate and precise business requirements and also assist thebusiness with directing the technical team to understand the business objectives. This position isfor a fixed term 12 month contract in Sandton
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Responsibilities / Outputs

Quickly absorb newinformation and apply it when analyzing data for decision making
Gather information tobetter understand issues, problems, and opportunities
Analyze information from a variety ofsources to detect trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships
Recommend the mosteffective course of action after evaluating options against decision criteria
Manage owndelivery against agreed delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and takeappropriate action where required
Quickly absorb new information and apply it whenproviding services to customers
Clarify the nature of customer needs and then attempt tomeet or exceed customer expectations
Handle upset customers by hearing them out,empathizing, apologizing, and taking responsibility for resolving the issues
Clearlycommunicate instructions and information to customers
Approach change positively and adjust
quickly when faced with changes in work responsibilities, processes, or environment
Manage one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently and onschedule despite distractions or other obstacles
Handle stress appropriately and maintaineffective performance when facing pressure or opposition
Persist in achieving goals whenfaced with obstacles by doubling efforts or trying multiple strategies
Take responsibilityfor own work by developing tracking matrix to ensure that work is delivered in line with agreedtimelines


State educationqualifications
Degree or Diploma in Information Systems and Technology from a reputableinstitution
Specify experience required and the number of years
Has 5 years ormore Business Analysis Experience in Software development
Strong financial servicesexperience
Good experience in dealing with large data and data models
Have workedin Agile environment

Additional Technical requirements & Certifications

BusinessAnalysis Diploma


Specify skills andcompetencies
Excellent communicator – written/verbal 
Basic software applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Internet, Email)
Budget forecast assumptions
Business continuity
International Standards forProfessional Practice standard
Business principles
Data analysis
Decision-making process
Industry trends