Business Analyst

Expert level of data analysis executing tasks with confidence and minimal support.

Salary Range: R25k – R45k per month, depending on skills and experience.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Work alongside internal & external stakeholders to define and document functional requirements for new client engagements.

  • Assist with process and system documentation to support Business Development and Application Development functions

  • Analysis and manipulation of strategic mass data sets using analytical and statistical tools (Hands-on requirement)

  • Use initiative to foresee and advise the business accordingly.

  • Provide feedback to business and clients on data analysis findings.

  • Ability to solve and analyse data and system exceptions, with the aim of continuous improvement.

  • Assist in the definition of system enhancements and roadmap for strategic technology innovation.

  • Assist with prioritisation of work with understanding of commercial feasibility and benefits

  • May be required to provide database maintenance and development.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • A university degree or studying towards a relevant degree e.g. Computer Science, Information Systems, Informatics

  • 2 years BA Experience

  • Database and SQL experience essential

  • Experience in software development projects.

  • Technical understanding of technology platforms and operating systems

  • Programming knowledge an advantage.

  • Good Microsoft Office knowledge

  • Advanced Excel Skills Essential

  • Analytical/Problem Solving skills

  • Strong Attention to Detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and work according to deadlines

 

Attributes:

 

  • Self-managed

  • Team player

  • Uses own initiative

  • Flexibility – positive response to change

  • Ability to work under pressure and work according to deadlines

  • Organised

  • Assertive and Proactive

  • Forward thinking/continuous improvement

  • Results oriented – need to know what is required and take appropriate action

  • Open to constructive criticism

 

Company Relations:

 

  • Comply with all company policies and operate within the given guidelines

  • Work with and develop positive relationships with other employees and external clients/suppliers

 

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