The Business Analyst will collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to gather, document, and analyse business requirements, processes, and workflows and in addition, translate these requirements into functional specifications for technology teams
The Business Analyst will also be involved in identifying areas for process improvement and recommending solutions to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Further to this the Business Analyst will be responsible for the following key deliverables and tasks;
- Work closely with business stakeholders to understand their needs, objectives, and challenges.
- Elicit, document, and analyse business requirements, processes, and workflows.
- Translate business requirements into clear and concise functional specifications for technical teams.
- Collaborate with technology teams to design solutions that meet business needs.
- Propose innovative and practical solutions to address business challenges.
- Ensure that proposed solutions align with the organization's strategic goals and technological capabilities.
- Serve as a liaison between business stakeholders and technology teams.
- Communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Present findings, recommendations, and project updates to various audiences.
- Create detailed documentation including business requirements, process flows, use cases, and user stories.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
- Collaborate with project managers to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
- Assist in project planning, estimation, and resource allocation.
- Monitor project progress and identify potential risks or deviations from the plan.
- Identify areas for process optimization and efficiency enhancement.
- Recommend process improvements and assist in their implementation.
- Previous experience with Electronic Document and Records Management Systems (EDRMS).
- Extensive experience as a Business Analyst or in a related role.
- Proven experience working with senior decision makers.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Proficiency in requirement gathering techniques, process modelling, and documentation.
- Familiarity with project management methodologies and software development lifecycle.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Certification in Business Analysis (e.g., CBAP, CCBA) is advantageous.
- Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to rapidly understand a business domain, and how technology supports its performance.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including stakeholder, vendor and senior executive interaction.
- Knowledge of best practice security principles for technology environments and the mechanisms for configuring systems in line with security policies.
- Proficient at analysing and interpreting data.
- Knowledge and experience with relevant tools such as Microsoft Visio, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
- Knowledge of DevOps, Agile, Lean practices.
- Relevant Tertiary Education / Professional Certifications
If you are a motivated and business analysis professional with a passion for making a positive impact in the energy sector, we invite you to apply online or reach out to Shameem Prinsloo at email@example.com to discuss this opportunity in further detail.