BA Manager at Datafin Recruitment

Datafin

mowbray mowbray, mowbray

Datafin

BA Manager at Datafin Recruitment

Datafin

  • R Undisclosed
  • Permanent Management position
  • Mowbray, Western Cape
  • Posted 21 Jun 2022 by Datafin
  • Expires in 28 days
  • Job 2471641 - Ref 22362
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About the position

ENVIRONMENT:

YOUR strong leadership, negotiation skills & ability to work across multiple complex projects concurrently and deliver under pressure is sought to fill the critical role of a BA Manager by a dynamic Financial Services Group. You will be responsible for leading a team of BAs responsible for the analysis, process mapping, documentation and delivery of projects within various business functions. You will require a suitable Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a Business Analysis Certification and at least 5 years’ experience as a Senior BA with a proven track record of delivering large projects and a broad understanding of financial products i.e., retail store cards, credit cards, loans and insurance products. You must also have a practical understanding of the system development lifecycle and product life cycle, database and system design, Testing and QA Methodologies experience & knowledge of credit systems i.e.  Vision Plus, New business acquisition systems, credit decision systems – advantageous.

DUTIES:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and project team to document and deliver projects effectively –
    • Understand strategic objectives, business cases and key success criteria for all initiatives.
    • Participate and provide input into high-level scoping of business requirements and solution design.
    • Drive quality assurance through alignment of business requirements to final delivery output.
    • Manage business requirements and monitor the delivery of all requirement specifications, ensuring quality through best practice.
    • Build strong relationships with key project sponsors and business owners.
    • Play a role as a bridge between the business and the IT delivery teams.
    • Manage capacity and resource allocation for supporting delivery.
    • Ensure compliance to governance processes.
    • Act as escalation point for all business analysis related queries or issues.

  • Line manage and mentor Business Analysts within your team.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the business analysis competency as well as governance processes.
  • Represent the SPO team in a management capacity.
  • Build knowledge and maintain a repository of products and business processes.
  • Own the demand management process, which includes -
    • Facilitating the weekly demand review meetings and the monthly demand management committee meetings.
    • Reviewing and allocating demands to the relevant portfolios for the delivery, with the support from IT stakeholders.
    • Driving the preliminary analysis for strategic demands.
    • Engaging with internal stakeholders, partners and vendors to compile business cases.


REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

  • A relevant and applicable Bachelors’ Degree or higher.
  • Business Analysis Certification.

Experience/Skills –

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Senior Business Analyst with a proven track record of delivering large complex projects.
  • Experience in Financial Services and Retail industry.
  • Broad understanding of financial products i.e., retail store cards, credit cards, loans and insurance products.
  • Knowledge and thorough understanding of best practice business analysis methodologies.
  • A practical understanding of the system development lifecycle and product life cycle, database and system design.
  • Knowledge of credit systems i.e.  Vision Plus, New business acquisition systems, credit decision systems – advantageous.
  • Testing and QA Methodologies.
  • Team Management experience.
  • Presentation and facilitation skills - ability to present ideas and options to a group and drive decision making as well as understand information in the context of the meeting/workshop.
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Office, Visio).

Advantageous -

  • Project Management Diploma or exposure.
  • Experience within an Agile environment.

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Excellent communication skills and good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple complex projects concurrently and deliver under pressure.
  • Strong ability to manage internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to manage expectations, risk and issues in a pro-active manner.
  • Adapts easily to changing circumstances.
  • Can assimilate new information (both technical and process) to understand the requirement.
  • Ability to consider the bigger picture as well as get involved in the detail as and when required.
  • Sound organizational skills with strong documentation and reporting abilities.
  • Systematic and integrated thinking.
  • Analytical and conceptual ability.
  • Sound judgment and decision making.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. OnlySA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Desired Skills:

  • BA
  • Manager
  • Analyst

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Datafin

About the agency

Datafin Recruitment cc specialises in IT placements, focusing primarily on Developers, Analyst Programmers, Web Developers/Designers as well as all Internet related recruitment.We are an owner run company and offer a personalised service where we treat both the candidate and the client as equitable partners in the recruitment process.

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Expires in 27 days

About the position

ENVIRONMENT:

YOUR strong leadership, negotiation skills & ability to work across multiple complex projects concurrently and deliver under pressure is sought to fill the critical role of a BA Manager by a dynamic Financial Services Group. You will be responsible for leading a team of BAs responsible for the analysis, process mapping, documentation and delivery of projects within various business functions. You will require a suitable Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a Business Analysis Certification and at least 5 years’ experience as a Senior BA with a proven track record of delivering large projects and a broad understanding of financial products i.e., retail store cards, credit cards, loans and insurance products. You must also have a practical understanding of the system development lifecycle and product life cycle, database and system design, Testing and QA Methodologies experience & knowledge of credit systems i.e.  Vision Plus, New business acquisition systems, credit decision systems – advantageous.

DUTIES:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and project team to document and deliver projects effectively –
    • Understand strategic objectives, business cases and key success criteria for all initiatives.
    • Participate and provide input into high-level scoping of business requirements and solution design.
    • Drive quality assurance through alignment of business requirements to final delivery output.
    • Manage business requirements and monitor the delivery of all requirement specifications, ensuring quality through best practice.
    • Build strong relationships with key project sponsors and business owners.
    • Play a role as a bridge between the business and the IT delivery teams.
    • Manage capacity and resource allocation for supporting delivery.
    • Ensure compliance to governance processes.
    • Act as escalation point for all business analysis related queries or issues.

  • Line manage and mentor Business Analysts within your team.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the business analysis competency as well as governance processes.
  • Represent the SPO team in a management capacity.
  • Build knowledge and maintain a repository of products and business processes.
  • Own the demand management process, which includes -
    • Facilitating the weekly demand review meetings and the monthly demand management committee meetings.
    • Reviewing and allocating demands to the relevant portfolios for the delivery, with the support from IT stakeholders.
    • Driving the preliminary analysis for strategic demands.
    • Engaging with internal stakeholders, partners and vendors to compile business cases.


REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

  • A relevant and applicable Bachelors’ Degree or higher.
  • Business Analysis Certification.

Experience/Skills –

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Senior Business Analyst with a proven track record of delivering large complex projects.
  • Experience in Financial Services and Retail industry.
  • Broad understanding of financial products i.e., retail store cards, credit cards, loans and insurance products.
  • Knowledge and thorough understanding of best practice business analysis methodologies.
  • A practical understanding of the system development lifecycle and product life cycle, database and system design.
  • Knowledge of credit systems i.e.  Vision Plus, New business acquisition systems, credit decision systems – advantageous.
  • Testing and QA Methodologies.
  • Team Management experience.
  • Presentation and facilitation skills - ability to present ideas and options to a group and drive decision making as well as understand information in the context of the meeting/workshop.
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Office, Visio).

Advantageous -

  • Project Management Diploma or exposure.
  • Experience within an Agile environment.

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Excellent communication skills and good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple complex projects concurrently and deliver under pressure.
  • Strong ability to manage internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to manage expectations, risk and issues in a pro-active manner.
  • Adapts easily to changing circumstances.
  • Can assimilate new information (both technical and process) to understand the requirement.
  • Ability to consider the bigger picture as well as get involved in the detail as and when required.
  • Sound organizational skills with strong documentation and reporting abilities.
  • Systematic and integrated thinking.
  • Analytical and conceptual ability.
  • Sound judgment and decision making.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. OnlySA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Desired Skills:

  • BA
  • Manager
  • Analyst





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