Agile Business Analyst (Ref: TDBABA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in Observatory, Cape Town - Eastern Cape
Posted On Tuesday 29 January 2019
Job Description:

My client is the fastest growing fintech company in Southern Africa, focusing on the dynamic world of remittances and they are looking for an Agile Business Analyst to join their team.

Main job function

The main purpose of your role as a Business Analyst is to facilitate the analysis of business problems, needs and opportunities to determine how best to solve the business issue and deliver value to stakeholders. The Business Analyst reports directly to the Senior Business Analyst.

This position is required to conduct detailed analysis based on business problems that exist in order to recommend the appropriate action required to address the problem. The outcome of the analysis would either identify the appropriate technology/system development/enhancement or indicate that technology would not be the best solution and identify alternative efforts to resolve the issue.


Grade 12 (Essential)

Tertiary qualification (Desirable), preferably in a related field such as Information Systems


3 years’ experience in a Business Analysis environment (Desirable)

Knowledge of Business Analysis methodology

Knowledge of project management principles

Knowledge of software development methodologies

Knowledge of SCRUM methodology

Duties and Responsibilities (includes but is not limited to):

To analyse business needs in order to create accurate functional and non-functional specifications

Conduct requirement workshops with Product Managers / Stakeholders

Gather all requirements accurately from Product Managers / Stakeholders

Ensure thorough understanding of the business need

Obtain details in terms of the business requirements

Compile a business solution based on the workshop input

Translate business requirements into workable functional and non-functional specifications

Draft all required documentation

Identify specific business processes, through analysis, that could be enhanced or changed to become more efficient / best practice-orientated/deliver business value

To liaise with and provide support to the Scrum teams

To provide feedback to relevant stakeholders regarding various projects

Liaise with the development team to establish accurate timeframes for delivery

Liaise with the Test team to ensure functionality matches user requirements

Provide status updates and feedback to Senior BA / Product Managers on progress

Liaise with external parties regarding functionality and integration when required

To create user and training documentation

Draft required user documentation accurately

Ensure all relevant information is included in user documentation

Draft training material and manuals for new systems/updates

Complete the required project administration related to projects

To manage own professional and self-development 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Tamrin de Beer