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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    BI Business Analyst

    Key Responsibilities

    Liaise with business to formulate business specifications and functional descriptions to meet business requirements.
    Collaborate with technical lead and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
    Liaise with development team to hand-over functional descriptions.
    Compile test plans and ensure delivery is according to business requirements.

    Qualification and Experience


    • Bachelor's Degree or relevant tertiary qualification in Business Management / Business Analysis / Finance / Statistics / Information technology

    • Business Analyst qualification will be advantageous

    • 5+ years Business Analysis, data design and systems analysis experience in a data and analytics environment

    • Ideal: Business Information Business Analysis experience in an financial services environment

    • Agile environment experience

    • Excellent SQL skills

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Strong analytical-thinking and problem-solving abilities

    • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information

    • Strong technical and operational ability

    • Deadline-driven, even in pressurised and fast-paced environments

    • Quality and accuracy orientation

    • Structured, organised and good planning

    • Able to work with data complexity (especially financial and accounting data)

    • Adaptable and flexible to change

    • High energy levels and action orientation

    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

    • High regard for continuous improvement, growth and self-development

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

    • Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

    • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

    • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

    • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

    • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

    Core Competencies


    • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

    • Client Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

    • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

    • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

    • Resilience: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

    Turnaround time

    The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

    Our commitment to transformation

    The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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