Tuesday , February 27 2024

Discovery Bank Careers – Senior Business Analyst

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

The Senior Business Analyst within Product Supply is a critical role that has the responsibility of ensuring that the bespoke systems are managed efficiently, to the benefit of the system users and with a future view on sustainability and robustness. Due to the fact that the Product Supply Area has such a wide range of functions, the senior Business Analyst role will overlap with various functions / initiatives / responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • System owner for the whole suite of bespoke developed systems (approx. 9 systems)
  • Regular reporting to stakeholders (Management, Business owners)
  • Opportunity to get involved with business during the launch/setup phases of any new initiatives as well as operational exposure to the business
  • CONSTANTLY be on the lookout for enhancements/automations that can be implemented in the Product Supply area but also within the bigger Finance Area. We also often deliver small enhancements/automations to other teams within Discovery Invest – as the need arises
  • Overseeing the current systems team (tasking / reviewing / guiding / mentoring)
  • Overseeing/Monitoring the external service provider
  • Constant Technical Debt Servicing on the existing systems
  • Version (Stadium\Linx\Office\SQL) upgrades

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge Base build up & maintenance
  • Ability to operate in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to function in a team, be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to lead others in a constructive way and help them grow
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative
  • Analysis and Problem assessment skills
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Ability to manage deadlines and plan, organise and control work-flow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify and implement process optimizations
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Qualification & Experience:

  • 6 years in IT role at senior level
  • Strong system design & analysis skills
  • BSc in Informatics / Computer Sciences or related qualification
  • Exposure to 5th generation configuration tools Linx & Stadium – Advantageous
  • SQL Syntax – must be excellent
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in an investment environment
  • Exposure to an Investor Registration System – Advantageous
  • Exposure to a Fund Administration/Pricing System – Advantageous
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • MS Excel – must be excellent

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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