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Senior Business Analyst

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR540K – R420K per annum
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Sc. Degree
ExperienceMinimum 5 years' experience as a Business Analyst

Job Description

Our client in Johannesburg is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join their team. The purpose of the position includes: Ensure that a strategic vision is developed and adhered to, manage vendor relationships and plan system capacity and functionality role out; Handle full life cycle of application configuration, implementation and testing.


• IT Related Degree

• Minimum 5 years' experience as a Business Analyst

• Knowledge of Murex is required

• Sound Excel knowledge

• Good trading system knowledge

• Understanding of UNIX, SQL, Trading systems, etc.

• Understanding of various risks, market, credit and operational

Competencies Required:

• Key Competencies Required

• Strong problem solving abilities

• Communicating with Impact

• Results Orientated

• Accountability

• Relationship Management and Networking

• Planning Skills

• Decision making and problem solving

• Presentation and facilitation skills

• Detailed understanding of the banking environment particularly around cash settlement processes would be an advantage


• Perspective Process

o Application configuration

o System testing and sign-off

o Go live with configuration/development including developing a take-on plan

o Business application super user, sound knowledge of all aspects of the business applications

o Manage technical aspects of all interfaces

o Implement and test on-going enhancements to systems due to changes in business needs

o User training, including adequate training is provided on handover post take-on

o Liaison with users, IT technical staff, data service providers and application software vendors

o Compilation of Business Specifications

o Understanding of financial and capital markets business and valuation methodologies

o Life-cycle of system development and implementation

o Elicit and document business requirements according to agreed standards

o Design and document business solutions according to agreed standards

o Validate and sign off business requirements with applicable stakeholders

o Identify and promote optimization, re-use and standardization opportunities within the Business to provide effective solutions to requirements

o Assist Technical Designers in translating the Business requirements and / or functional specifications into detailed technical requirements

o Create test cases and functional, integration and user acceptance testing activities

o Develop design principles based on the initial brief and scope provided by the Business and/or Owner

o Investigate and perform business needs analysis, interview product / business process owners, determine business requirements and identify alternatives

o Set up and facilitate workshops with stakeholders to gather, identify and document the project and business owner requirements

o Ensure correct production planning for system resources occurs

• Perspective Finance

o Identify financial and business risks to the company and rectify accordingly

o Provide a specialist feasibility analysis, evaluation and give advice on the optimization of resources and profitability within relevant projects

o Perspective Client Services

o Maintain effective client relationships to ensure successful service delivery and support

o Liaise with specialists to gain their insight into assessing risks

o Communicate different solutions with required outcomes to relevant stakeholders effectively

o Develop effective relationships with stakeholders in the area of responsibility

o Interact with stakeholders in a competent, efficient and professional manner

o Build and maintain relationships with role players by communicating regularly and elicit business requirements, evaluation and recommendations

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact Nadia on 021 555 0432.

NOTE: When replying to the advert, also include the reference number in the subject line.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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