Business Analyst / Process Analyst Specialist

To work with stakeholders throughout the organisation; to build a holistic view of the organisations strategy; processes; information and information technology assets. The specialist BA links and aligns the business mission; strategy and processes of an organisation to its information technology strategy. He or she documents this using multiple models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organisation will be met in an efficient; sustainable; agile and adaptable manner. To bring business needs; capabilities; technology and process together in an efficient and effective manner. The specialist BA has mastered the industry recognised knowledge areas for Business Analysis and works at the highest levels of abstraction; ambiguity and complexity within the organisation. He or she performs business analysis tasks to connect information; technology; processes and business needs in varying levels of detail within an area of speciality; and is able to perform all business analysis tasks at both ends of the detail spectrum.Job ResponsibilitiesDevelop collaborative relationships through dealing with different cultural customs, and political factors.Diffuse and address Identify where conflicts and/or synergies exist between technologies and business functions.Meet business needs through the ability to perform vendor/solution evaluation and solution validation.Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professionalAdd value and seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems.Drive the business area by identifying and executing onEnsure success of high risk or strategic projects.Create and maintain an operating plan (business roadmap) for achieving the strategic vision and operating platform, while delivering on expected businessIdentify and prioritize business initiatives and produce feasibility studies, cost-benefits and business case documents justifying the investmentDefine business vision, goals, objectives, business processes and requirements.Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values.Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team.Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses. Ensure team success. Promote and contribute to the organisation Business Analysis (BA) Centre of Excellence- Essential CertificationsRelevant qualification in Business Analysis from one of the IIBAD Endorsed Education Providers contributing towards future certification.Experience Required Built a high performance cultureBuilt and maintained stakeholder relationshipsCompleted Reports and Achieved BudgetsDesigned Workforce Planning SolutionsDeveloped and Implemented Communications StrategyManage internal processManaged Transformation & InnovationManaged Process ResultsManaged RelationshipsSupported Transformation, Change and continued ImprovementCommunication StrategiesGovernance, Risk and ControlsPrinciples of project managementRelevant regulatory knowledgeRelevant software and systems knowledgeResearch methodologyInformation Technology conceptsModelling (ARIS /UML)End -to End Innovation Lifecycle MethodRisk And Security PracticeMinimum Experience Level10 years working experience (business or IT) in various analysis roles. Minimum of 6 years in a senior Business Analyst role
Johannesburg, GT, ZA