Atlas Mara
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Business Analyst x2

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Designation: Business Analyst x 2

Reporting Line: Country Manager, Projects and Innovations

Business Unit: Project Management Office

Location: Lusaka

Key Outputs & Responsibilities

Job Purpose

To gather, analyze and consolidate business requirements for Bank projects, act as a conduit between business and the Bank to ensure business needs are translated into functional requirements specifications and manage/co-ordinate relevant phases of the development life-cycle.

1.] Business requirement gathering and functional specification construction

  • Respond to a business need or issue and ensure thorough understanding thereof through workshops, stakeholder engagement and research to meet Strategic goals.
  • Plan the analysis effort and approach to solve the key business issue / need
  • Conceptualize a workable solution to address the business objective and define supporting processes, organizational structures, capabilities and relevant KPI’s and KRI’s
  • Use influence to achieve stakeholder buy-in and alignment

2.] Management/co-ordination of relevant phases of the development life-cycle.

  • Manage relevant phases of the development life-cycle (including, where appropriate, design configuration, coding, testing, quality assurance, implementation, reporting and support to ensure that the delivered products are fit for purpose.
  • Provide technical and business insights and support across all stages of the development life-cycle to support project implementation.
  • Maintain open communication with internal stakeholders, cross-functional teams and vendors to ensure solutions meet requirements
  • Provide input into the review of the technical and business aspects of supporting and training documentation in order to ensure that products are embedded into the business adequately

3.] Adherence to IT governance, risk & compliance standards.

  • Maintain awareness of the control framework to manage risks
  • Provide ad hoc reports in line with stakeholder requests to provide progress updates, develop reports and metrics as required to control risks.

4.] Stakeholder engagement

  • Effective teamwork, self-management and alignment with Banks’ values to maintain buy-in and support
  • Monitor outsourced partners’ adherence to SLA requirements as required to ensure timelines and risks are managed

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Degree in Computer Science or any relevant IT and/or business degree.
  • Experience with Agile Project Management (Kanban or Scrum) and Project Management tools like Jira and Microsoft Project
  • 3+ Business and IT experience
  • Sounding understanding of Business Architecture and Enterprise Architecture.
  • A Project Management Certification (PRINCE2, PMP etc.) will be an added advantage

Method of Application

Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CV’s to the email address below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Clearly state the job applied for in the subject field.

Application deadline
20 Jan 17:00