Business Analyst at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT: A leading financial services provider in the real estate industry seeks the expertise of a Business Analyst to serve as a key driver for the implementation of effective strategic initiatives and future business growth. As a detailed planner, expert communicator and top-notch analyst, you will identify business unit requirements as well as sub-standard system processes through real-time data assessment. You will also act as a thought leader for technical business processes, developing prototypes of forward-thinking systems that drive increased efficiency and productivity on multiple levels. The successful incumbent will possess an appropriate degree/diploma with 3-5 years of proven experience in systems analysis and development capability, strong command of SQL, ability to translate data into actionable insights, proven management project and user testing and hands-on experience generating process documentation and [URL Removed] and implement clear management plans for each project, ensuring transparent communication at all levels.

  • Perform, evaluate and communicate thorough quality assurance at every stage of systems development.
  • Determine and develop user requirements for systems in production, to ensure maximum usability.
  • Partner with other stakeholder teams across business units (i.e. Sales, Finance, Assurance) to develop the necessary analysis and documentation in a collaborative manner, communicating effectively across all levels of the company.
  • Assess, analyze and communicate system requirements on an ongoing basis and maintain system processes.
  • Initiate and deliver requirements and documentation.
  • Develop meaningful and lasting relationships with partners for optimized systems integration, and respond to questions and concerns from managers and executives with supporting research and recommendations.
  • REQUIREMENTS:Qualifications

    • Relevant degree or diploma.


    • 3-5 years of proven experience in systems analysis and development capability.
    • Mastery of the SQL language.
    • Proven analytical skills.
    • Hands-on experience in generating process documentation and reports.
    • Excellent communicator with the ability to translate data into actionable insights.
    • Proven skills in project management and user testing.
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies.

    Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 10 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.COMMENTS: When applying for a job, make sure you meet the minimum job requirements. OnlySouth African citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not at the stated location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all job applications and correspondence. Please email a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the works. We have a job listing on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment – Jobs in Cape Town.

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