Wage (gross) 1200-1600€/month (depending on experience)
The Business Analyst (BA) will be responsible for analysing the business needs of clients and stakeholders to help identify business problems and propose solutions. Within the systems development life cycle domain, the BA will work as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes.The BA will understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organisation to achieve its goals.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The BA will undertake or participate in the undertaking of the following activities:
- guide stakeholders on devising effective and efficient approaches to achieving project objectives;
- identify and resolve issues;
- liaise with other project areas to coordinate interdependencies and resolve issues;
- liaise with various business units to determine requirements and resolve issues;
- identify business process improvement opportunities;
- identify and define business requirements;
- analyse and map business processes (current state/future state);
- analyse processes and data to identify gaps or perform process;
- prepare or provide input to business cases, feasibility assessments, etc;
- report status and issues to the Project Manager(s).
The BA will prepare or assist in the preparation of the following key deliverables:
- Business Requirements constitute a specification of what the business wants;
- Functional Requirements describe what the system, process, or product/service must do to fulfill the business requirements;
- monitoring performance and initiating action to strengthen results;
- ownership and responsiblity of delivery whole team;
- tracking and reporting scorecard results to senior management.
PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:
The BA will demonstrate the following core skills and competencies:
- to structure work and information for use by management and developers, set;
- priorities and manage the work to those priorities, and meet deadlines;
- interviewing, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information;
- listening, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say;
- analytical, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements;
- observational, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation;
- communicating, to articulate, both verbally and in written form, information effectively to customers, marketing, managers, and technical staff;
- organisational, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information;
- startup mindset and support of fast and effective ecosystem.
The BA will display a detailed understanding of the following subject areas:
- requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification, and management practices and the ability to apply them in practice;
- requirements engineering and its place within the software development life cycle in a team environment;
- product management concepts and how enterprise software products are positioned and developed.
The BA’s performance will be measured in the following ways:
- evaluation from product and project management on overall product quality and effectiveness in the marketplace of the requirements after the product has been developed;
- feedback from key customer on the way in which the requirements engineering process was conducted;
- customer satisfaction measures.