Business Analyst

Cape Town Contract / 12 months


  • To work with the journey leads to solicit project scope definitions
  • To analyse and understand project scope and core objectives
  • Write user stories & own accountability for user story completeness & quality
  • Assist stakeholders to prioritize the requirements
  • Plan and lead workshops with commercial stakeholders and technical resources to elicit detailed, functional requirements
  • Collaborate with technical lead and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyse trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with project team to analyse information needs and functional requirements to deliver the following artefacts as needed:
    • Business/functional requirement specification
    • Wireframes
    • Workflow / process flow diagrams
    • Data Model/s
  • Setting timelines, driving project schedules and leading cross-functional development teams from design through to release.
  • Be the liaison between the business and technical teams.
  • Project manage the implementation of selected project initiatives.
  • Review the test plan and test scripts to ensure quality and coverage.
  • Performing user acceptance testing.
  • Support the continuous improvement workshops to capture and define features that require development.

Attributes Required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Solid understanding of business and system needs such as data management and metadata, including familiarity with data
  • governance best practices
  • Data Governance and Data Quality experience (Root cause analysis, process design, improvement, documentation, business data
  • rules, soliciting of requirements)
  • Attention to detail and strong follow through
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean solutions
  • Persuade business and technical stakeholders of the benefits of new technology or strategies
  • Ability to look at the broader picture and see potential downstream or cross impacts
  • Presentation and facilitation skills (Ability to clearly articulate ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally)
  • Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, SharePoint
  • Versatile and with an appetite to learn by doing
  • Ability to handle multiple challenging priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven process modelling, analysis and improvement capability
  • Customer-centricity
  • Ability to show resilience in a highly regulated industry by preserving through setbacks
  • Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the customer

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science preferred.
  • Experience in analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tool
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in business analysis or a related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner to a
  • variety of audiences, including technical and non-technical individuals
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in working within agile projects as a core project member
  • Previous Salesforce (or similar enterprise grade platform) experience is a plus
  • At least 2yrs experience in writing agile, consumer-centric user stories and accountability of user stories is a must

Salt is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2101-196630
Salary per: annum
Job Duration: 12 months
Job Start Date: 2021-03-01
Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Cape Town
Job Types: Contract

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