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Job Title
Lead Business Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
6 to 25 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
23 January 2023
Job Reference No.
3023147878

Job Description

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Lead Business Analyst. As a Business Analyst, you will play a critical role as a problem solver and be the person who assists in defining and enabling business change in an agile environment. Your primary responsibility is to deliver solutions that are fit for purpose, that focus on efficiencies and that deliver business value.

 

Duties:

  • Understanding business needs as they relate to a potential change or transformation
  • Acting as an advisor to the business on best outcomes for a particular business problem or initiative
  • Facilitating group workshops and meetings
  • Explaining technical jargon to non-technical/ business teams
  • Gathering, identifying, and documenting business requirements
  • Simplifying requirements, so they are easily understood across the whole team
  • Building relationships with all key stakeholders that includes business owners, product owners, development teams, trainers, and users
  • Business process modelling and improving business processes across various business units, processes, and systems
  • Implementing, testing, and deploying solutions to business problems (includes facilitating and co-ordinating User Acceptance testing)
  • Supporting business transition and helping to establish change (includes transfer of knowledge to users, trainers, and peers)
  • Assist in the continuous development, improvement, and implementation of the analysis framework
  • Working in an agile team within the scrum framework
  • Work around the assessment that needs to be conducted.
  • Gathering requirements
  • Facilitating workshops
  • Working with technology partners to refine and define user stories.
  • Support the programme and all the follow-on activities that is required.

 

Experience:

  • At least 5 years working experience in the Financial Services industry (required)
  • Investment management industry experience (very advantageous)
  • Experience as a seasoned Business Analyst working on large transformation programmes
  • Demonstrated experience as a Business Analyst across technology and business domains (required)
  • Technology aspects
    • Systems integration (Administration side - integration with front end portals, external parties, product behaviours & attributes)
    • Migration experience
    • Platform experience
    • Jira Atlassian/ Confluence
    • Standard MS

 

Candidate Profile

  • Pragmatic candidates who can take initiative.
  • Hold their own in certain audiences/ engage with stakeholders
  • Explaining technical concepts in novice narrative
  • Will need to be able to pace themselves as it is a fast paced environment and a multiyear programme

 

Competencies:

  • Detail orientated
  • Big picture thinking
  • Client focused
  • Collaborates
  • Drive results
  • Taking ownership
  • Cultivate innovation
  • Be resilient
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Analytical thinking & problem-solving
  • Information gathering
  • Excellent documenting and diagramming (BPMN 2.0) skills
  • Planning, prioritising, and organising

 

Attributes

  • Positive, enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work independently / under pressure
  • Honesty, integrity and respect

 

Qualifications/ Certification:

  • Relevant formal qualification in Business Analysis. E.g., Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) or Advanced Diploma in Business analysis (AdBA) (advantageous)
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology / systems or equivalent (advantageous)
  • Honours degree in information technology / systems or equivalent (advantageous)

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