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Nedbank - Johannesburg, Gauteng - Nedbank Recruiting Requisition ID-9994 Recruitment Consultant: Nomathamsanqa Nonkonyana Closing Date: 20 September 2019 Job Family Project, Process and Product Career Stream Process Leadership Pipeline Manage Self: Expert Job Purpose A well-rounded and multiskilled senior business analyst who has experience in process engineering, data analysis and business architecture, working in Waterfall/Agile/Scrum environments. To apply techniques to work as a liaison amongst stakeholders in order to understand business and technical (IT) problems; opportunities; needs; structure; policies and operations of the organisation at large; high risk and complex projects. To recommend solutions that enable the organisation to achieve its goals. To elicit and analyse the actual needs of the stakeholders; facilitate communication between organisational units and play a central role in aligning the needs of business units with the capabilities delivered by information technology and may serve as a translator between these groups. The senior BA has years of deep practical experience in the role; with repeated practice performing business analysis in a variety of complex situations. The senior BA knows what techniques to use and what influences the usage of the various techniques for the tasks. He or she works independently and may plan; supervise or lead the work of others on large projects and work efforts. The senior BA has a deep working knowledge of most; if not all; business analysis practices. Essential Qualifications - NQF Level Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees Post-doctoral Research Degrees/Doctorate Job Responsibilities Facilitate requirements workshop, maintain group focus and leads discussion toward stated goals. Define business objectives, processes and requirements. Build, sustain and leverage relationships with persons within and outside area of immediate responsibility when gathering, validating and approving requirements. Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI. Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth. Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and values, leading by example. Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes. * Design and execute process improvement initiatives, taking accountability for delivery in terms of budgets, scope and time. Reduce business time and cost through process efficiencies along with requisite justification. Measure and track process improvement resulting in tangible and intangible benefits. Engagement at a senior level to understand the needs and provide inputs into process based solutions. Recommend or propose technical solutions, and provide process guidance to the customer. Add value to Nedbank by supporting the implementation of new processes, policies and systems. Deliver systems, products and projects by applying the standard Nedbank Business Analysis (BA) methodology. * Deliver project results cost effectively on time and within risk parameters. Conduct and document requirements elicitation through the application of brainstorming, prototyping, etc. Ensure work is completed to plan Prepare business cases to justify the investment for business initiative. Comply with risk standards - monitoring and take correcting if necessary. Deliver required output by ensuring work obstacles and problems are managed effectively. Assess and validate solutions and requirements. Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values. Ensure knowledge management by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team. Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses. Actively promote and contribute to the organisation's Business Analysis (BA) Centre of Excellence in defining the BA practices for the organisation Preferred Qualification Relevant Bachelors degree Essential Certifications Relevant qualification in Business Analysis from one of the IIBA™ Endorsed Education Providers contributing towards future certification. Type of Exposure Built a high performance culture Built and maintained stakeholder relationships Completed Reports and Achieved Budgets Designed Workforce Planning Solutions Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy Manage internal process Managed Transformation & Innovation Managed Process Results Managed Relationships Managed Self Supported Transformation, Change and continued Improvement Minimum Experience Level 10 years working experience (business or IT) in various analysis roles. Minimum of 6 years in a senior Business Analyst role Establish relationships with stakeholders by providing guidance, oversight and/or training on compliance risks. Provide advice and/or input to internal stakeholders on possible contraventions of compliance risks through early detection of such contraventions. Maintain relationships with internal stakeholders by establishing partnerships in managing compliance risks. Engage with stakeholders formally through determining scope of work, understanding and identifying client needs. Maintain relationships with stakeholders by keeping them informed of any compliance risk related matters that may compromise their business. Ensure that stakeholder relationships are effectively managed by meeting with clients regularly and engaging with stakeholders on a formal and informal basis. Promote and facilitate cross cluster engagement, manage and improve business efficiencies by participating as member of group sustainability committee. Ensure awareness of business compliance status by engaging with relevant stakeholders regarding any findings and participating in management and risk committee meetings. Analyse and report on all aspects of communications coverage and impact by managing, co-ordinating and ensuring effective implementation of measurement and tracking tools. Manage budgets in line with implementation plans by keeping a running budget indicating actuals vs budget to ensure effective budget management and reporting on budgetary position as per the communications plan. Meet relevant communications guidelines to fulfil the Nedbank brand and trademark policy. Tailor Workforce Planning systems and processes by aligning talent practices with business strategic intent in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. Ensure establishment and continuous improvement of Workforce Planning practices by providing thought leadership. Assist in the development of strategic workforce plans utilising mathematical, statistical and research techniques that will support the development of long-term capacity plans and workload predictions to inform the annual budget/planning process. Provide input into workforce supply and demand forecasts based on the strategic plan. Guide the execution of Workforce Planning projects by providing specialist advice, support and governance. Technical / Professional Knowledge Communication Strategies Governance, Risk and Controls Principles of project management Relevant regulatory knowledge Relevant software and systems knowledge Research methodology Information Technology concepts Modelling (ARIS /UML) End -to End Innovation Lifecycle Method Risk And Security Practice Behavioural Competencies Building Partnerships Decision Making Initiating Action Driving Execution Emotional Intelligence Essentials High-Impact Communication Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566...

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