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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, comprising several iconic brands, is the largest retailer in Africa. It started out as a group of eight grocery stores in 1979, and has grown into a technologically-advanced, continent-wide business selling items from food, liquor and medicine, to concert tickets and furniture. Today the Group is at the forefront of retail...
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    Senior Business Analyst (Planning and Merchandising)

    Purpose of the Job    

    • To understand the current business environment
    • To identify and understand business requirements
    • To determine a suitable solution to address business needs/requirements
    • To deliver the required solution
    • To train business users
    • To continuously support the business environment

    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

    Qualifications    

    • B. Degree
    • Experience    
    • 5 years Business Analysis in Retail processes/industry
    • 3 years SAP ERP system
    • 2-3 years planning and merchandising/ Master data

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
    • Experience in participating in projects and related stakeholder management
    • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shoprite Group of Companies on shoprite.erecruit.co to apply

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

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