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Shoprite Checkers Vacancies – Intermediate Business Analyst

Website The Shoprite Group of Companies

Job Description:

You will be responsible for ensuring that efficient and cost-effective business solutions and processes are in place to address business needs/requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advise stakeholders (within IT and Business) to consider solutions which will work best for the business.
  • Coaching and mentoring of Junior BA team members.
  • Continuously support the business environment, while maintaining an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, current trends and developments in the technology field.
  • Analyze and document user requirements and assess the business implication of these to the business process involved. o Collaborate with user stakeholders in satisfying these requirements.
  • Organizing, multitasking & time management
  • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate and provide alternatives / options. o Assess risks, costs and potential benefits of alternative business process designs.
  • Operate confidently within business strategy, current trends and developments in the retail industry.
  • Research & Advise on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design.
  • Devises, initiates and drives effective small to medium change initiatives in own area or department.
  • Work closely with Architects, Designers and Business stakeholders to design and implement solutions.
  • Plan and organize own work and deliver on promises.
  • Communication, Building & Maintaining Relationships
  • Taking ownership to maintain knowledge within a specific area and sharing of that knowledge across the team. This includes interviews, presentations and workshop facilitations with both business & IT.
  • Focus personal efforts on achieving results aligned to organization objectives
  • Strong commitment to project objectives and delivering high quality work.
  • Information Seeking & Analysis o Understand and analyze the current business environment.
  • Optimize current and potential integrated systems and E2E business processes.
  • Develop business rules and monitor the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems.
  • Foster a partnership between business stakeholders, IT disciplines and the delivery teams.
  • Drive and oversee solution assessment and validation.
  • To build and optimize trusting relationships with business users and IT stakeholders by delivering what was promised and providing comprehensive knowledge and support.
  • Motivate stakeholders to change practices and consider other alternatives.
  • Accurately communicating the business requirements to IT to ensure that business needs are effectively and efficiently addressed. Keep Business Users informed of any changes (also accommodate changes in requirements as they are progressively elaborated).
  • To train business users, rendering support and facilitating sessions for end-users.
  • Assist with and provide timeous feedback on ad-hoc queries from business stakeholders.
  • Confidently engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives (related to best practice in the industry) that are presented.
  • Thinking partner and troubleshooter for business problems.
  • Identify cultural, business and organizational constraints affecting options for change.
  • Analyze and understand the customers (Internal and external) that are impacted, through the use of user journeys, research and/or spending time in the various operational areas.
  • Plan, arrange and control meetings, workshops and relations with the user during the investigations, design and development of business processes and solutions.
  • Take responsibility for the timelines within the project plan, of the business analysis effort related to a project.
  • Improve and maintain the systems and operational processes within a specific domain.
  • Collaborating with all disciplines to drive out value adding solutions, and ensuring quick and efficient delivery.

Job Requirements:

  • Good process modelling skills
  • Results driven
  • 3 years Business analysis in retail processes
  • Good business and IT acumen
  • 3 years Retail industry Experience working within all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Business understanding of the broader retail
  • Analytical thinking
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter, with a can-do attitude
  • Effective relationship management and collaboration skills
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Business Analysis certification at Practitioner level (ECBA, CCBA), FTI certification or similar
  • Degree or Diploma with 3 to 5 years related experience.

Job Details:

Company: The Shoprite Group of Companies

Job Category: Retail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Berea, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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