Senior Business Analyst at Discovery Limited

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  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • Durban
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings
  • Job experience 3 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Discovery Limited South Africa is looking to hire a highly driven Senior Business Analyst to assist the company to improve business efficiency.

The Senior Business Analyst’s responsibilities involve developing new business strategies and models, communicating to management on how these strategies and models will enhance business efficiency, and creating monthly reports on the performance of the business.

You should also be able to utilize the monthly reports to identify business areas in need of improvement.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions and elicit requirements.
  • Document the requirements into user stories.
  • Review the business requirements with the business, using appropriate formats.
  • Obtain sign-off on the business requirement.
  • Adhere to the SDLC and standards throughout the analysis process.
  • Review the approved business requirement with the development team.
  • If required, revert to management or other stakeholders if technical issues require business decisions in order to proceed.
  • Ensuring that the customer requirements are delivered in the implemented solution, on time and of the highest quality.
  • Validate and verify the solution proposal with the business.
  • Draw up high level test cases.
  • Provide testing support and guidance where required to the testing team.
  • Evaluate and measure efficiencies of business processes and provide recommendations.
  • Proactively identify risk pertaining to the project.
  • Prepare risk management plan.
  • Manage operational components of the area such as standard operation procedures.
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement within the department.
  • Drive efficiencies in the business.
  • Ability to work independent as well as ability to work in a team.
  • Defend the client business requirements.
  • Working with multiple business areas and multiple teams that require deep integration of solutions.
  • Complete the initiation documents and present the relevant proposals at the prioritization forums.
  • Produce high-level customer journeys and prototypes
  • User testing

Desired Experience & Qualification

Qualification

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/Informatics degree or Recognised BA qualification/diploma (Compulsory)
  • UML course or BPMN course
  • BABOK qualification (Advantageous)

Experience

  • More than 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst (Compulsory)
  • More than 2 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry
  • Testing experience

Knowledge

  • Processes: ITIL (Incident, Change, Release, Problem Management), CMMI, Agile, SDLC
  • Technologies: SQL, UML, XML, SOUPUI, Enterprise Architect, Visio, Quality Center
  • Other: Software architecture, facilitating JAD sessions, data modelling techniques, UML Process Design, Industry compliance standards and legislation.
  • UX design and User Testing

Mode of Application

How to apply: Discovery Limited South Africa

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be short listed.  

If you have not been contacted within 1 month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be short listed.  

If you have not been contacted within 1 month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

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