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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    Intermediate Business Analyst (IT)

    Job Objectives    

    • To understand the current business environment:
    • Analyse and understand the current business environment
    • Analyse and understand the current business strategies
    • Understand the current trends and developments in the industry

    To identify and understand business requirements:

    • Work with user departments in the identification and documentation of user requirements
    • Assess and document the business implication of user requirements to the business process involved
    • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate
    • Define business rules and guide the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems

    To determine a suitable solution to business needs/requirements:

    • Works closely with System Analysts and Project Managers to design and implement solutions
    • Provide input on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design
    • Engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives that are presented

    To deliver the required solution:

    • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies of the organisation
    • Define scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user
    • Review technical solutions and business processes against business requirement specification
    • Assist in the identification of data conversion and reporting requirements
    • Facilitate and co-ordinate User Acceptance Testing
    • Understand, document and escalate project risks
    • Liaise with other project areas to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues

    To train business users:

    • Render support and facilitate sessions for end-users, including training where applicable

    To continuously support the business environment:

    • Maintain an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, and current trends and developments in the technology field
    • Assist Senior Business Analyst to monitor portfolio activities


    • B. Degree
    • Experience    
    • 3 years Business analysis in retail processes
    • 2-3 years Retail industry
    • 3 years working on IT4IT/Enterprise IT type of projects, IT Infrastructure/API/Integration

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
    • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment
    • Experience in a global business environment is preferred
    • Business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous
    • Basic understanding of cloud computing and deployment solutions
    • Exposure to IT Technical, infrastructure related projects eg Network services, integration, data backups and restoration
    • Understanding of information security, including cyber security

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

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

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