Junior Business Analyst

Standard bank - Johannesburg
new offer (14/08/2020)

job description

Overview Job ID 48344 Job Sector Financial Services Country South Africa Region State Province District Gauteng Location Johannesburg Job Details Risk Management understanding all risks from the economic to the political that could affect our global business and offering guidance to all parts of the bank Job Purpose To drive the documentation of detailed business requirements and participate in the design development analysis and testing of business process and or system changes Key Responsibilities Accountabilities Drive the process of defining and documenting business requirements Obtain documentation and engage with colleagues in the business to understand the business unit its processes and its applications Use techniques such as brainstorming document analysis focus groups and requirements workshops to elicit complete and accurate business requirements Document the detail and concerns obtained from stakeholders during the requirements gathering process and ensure a shared understanding and agreement to the solution requirements and priorities of requirements Validate documented requirements to ensure they match stakeholders understanding and obtain formal approval of the solution scope and the requirements to be implemented Utilise techniques such as business rule analysis scope modelling data dictionary and glossary data modelling process modelling scenarios and use cases functional and non-functional requirements analysis to document the Business requirement Review current state processes and identify problem areas Proactively identify areas of improvement or opportunities in existing business processes and applications Use engagement techniques to unpack and document business rules that govern processes Evaluate proposed requirements and solutions against business objectives in the area and highlight concerns to the business owner of the planned change Trace requirements through the lifecycle of development and implementation and support ongoing efforts to check that the requirements are in line with business objectives Participate in the change management activities once the defined solutions are atimplementation stage Work with business owners to develop business solutions Evaluate and develop solution options for the business to select from subsequent to analysing and developing the requirements Research best practice options within and outside the Bank to take into consideration when debating and selecting desired business solutions Perform gap analysis against existing processes to understand the impacts of proposed changes Ensure that business owners are clear on the change impacts Create recommendations for business owners on the solution alternatives Participate in the design of the business or system solution Participate in the development of system specifications for projects that have a systems impact Utilise techniques such as business rule analysis scope modelling data dictionary and glossary data modelling process modelling scenarios and use cases and non-functional requirements analysis to determine the detailed specifications Develop and document detailed functional and non-functional specifications as per the defined standards in the business Define temporary requirements if any for transitioning the solution to a working state such as creating parallel operations operational training and phased roll-outs Ensure that the functional requirements are detailed enough to enable a technical design Support the delivery and implementation of changes Provide support and input into system testing activities including participating in the development of the testing approach development of test cases as well as the creation of testing scenarios Coordinate or facilitate or on occasion undertake user acceptance testing of system changes as well as process changes Provide detailed feedback on whether the developed solution meets the defined business requirements Assist in the process of resolving post implementation issues during the support period as defined for the project Collaborate with technology and solutions partners to ensure that all functional requirements are addressed during development and implementation Participate in quality reviews and implement corrective measures to ensure that the solution still meets business requirements Assist in the identification of risks and issues throughout the project life cycle and ensure that where it has an impact on the requirements definition or solution development adequate mitigation measures are put in place Review changes to the project scope and deliverables together with the Change Account Manager and business owners Provide advice on the impact to project timelines solution scope and functional resource requirements Provide inputs to teams in the supported business area on how to engage in continuous improvement thought processes Provide regular reports and updates to Change Account Manager and business owners on the progress of business analysis activities throughout the project Train and upskill the Production Support team and affected Business areas Ensure handover of relevant documentation including but not limited to Business requirements Specification training manual process flows Preferred Qualification and Experience Qualifications Degree or Diploma in Business Administration Commerce or Computer Science Recognised Business Analyst Certification Certified Business Analyst Professional CBAP or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis Experience 3-4 years business and process knowledge in Operations Global Markets such as vanilla and derivative products Data management governance Investment Banking Securities Client services Trade and Payments Interbank settlements Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication SWIFT 3-4 Years business Analysis experience in Software Development Life Cycle SDLC Business Analysts need to be proficient on the tools methods and engagement models in order to analyse and develop business solutions 1-2 years experience in managing projects in the business or technology would be advantageous 3-4 years business Analysis experience in Software Development Life Cycle SDLC Business Analysts need to be proficient on the tools methods and engagement models in order to analyse and develop business solutions 3-4 years business and process knowledge in Operations Global Markets suchas vanilla and derivative products Data management governance Investment Banking Securities Client services Trade and Payments Interbank settlements Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication SWIFT Knowledge Technical Skills Expertise Project Management Ability to plan initiate execute control and close projects related to a relevant function Stakeholder Management The ability to identify and engage with all the key stakeholders in the project life cycle Business Process Improvement The identification of new and alternative approaches to performing business activities The analysis of business processes including recognition ofthe potential for automation of the processes assessment of the costs and potential benefits of the new approaches considered and where appropriate management of change and assistance with implementation Requirements Elicitation Understanding of the practice of obtaining the requirements of a system from users customers and other stakeholders and the ability to identify the different elicitation techniques and when to use them Awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle SDLC Knowledge and understanding of the standards and phases of implementing new systems or software Documenting Ability to document information pertaining to information systems and or process and operational specifications Leading Courage Believing in oneself own judgement skills and experience and using this self-confidence to challenge others for the benefit of Standard Bank Driving Delivery of Results Proactively identifies business opportunities or barriers to business performance and addresses them Takes accountability for improving the business Demonstrates a sense of urgency around the achievement of stretching business goals PLEASE NOTE All our recruitment and selection processes comply with applicable local laws and regulations We will never ask for money or any form of payment as part of our recruitment process If you experience this please contact our Fraudline on 27 800222050 or forward to TransactionFraudOpsSA standardbank co za

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