Business Analyst – Technology Projects

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Designation: Business Analyst – Technology Projects
Reporting Line: Project Manager
Business Unit: Information Technology
Location: Lusaka
Employment Type: One (1) Year Contract
Job Purpose
To gather analyse and consolidate business requirements for IT projects to ensure business needs are translated into functional requirements
Key Outputs & Responsibilities
Business Requirement Gathering and Functional Specification construction
  • Respond to a business need or issue and ensure thorough understanding thereof through stakeholder engagement, research and workshops to create products that meet strategic goals of the bank,
  • Conceptualize a workable solution so as to address the business objective and define supporting processes, organizational structures, capabilities and relevant KPI’s and KRI’S
Management/co-ordination of relevant phases of the development life-cycle
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to manage relevant phases of the development life-cycle.
  • Brief internal and external team members on specific development requirements and co-ordinate and monitor their performance to ensure standards and deadlines are met (where appropriate).
Adherence to IT governance, risk and compliance standards
  • Maintain awareness of the control framework for accurate, timely & relevant reporting
  • Provide ad hoc reports in line with stakeholder requests so as to ensure prompt & proactive risk mitigation
Effective Teamwork, Self-Management and Alignment with Group Values
  • Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner, including highlighting unethical practices.
  • Promote a co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals.
  • Display skill at mentoring/coaching others and resolving conflict.
Stakeholder Engagement
  • Build strong relationships across the business to ensure trusted advisor relationships with business
  • Monitor outsourced partners’ adherence to SLA requirements as required for stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Liaise with business users and broader IT team to provide information and assist with queries
  • Resolve problems, conflicts and bottlenecks as required to ensure smooth workflows.
Experience & Qualifications
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Degree in Computer Science or any relevant IT and/or business degree
  • A Project Management Certification (PRINCE2. PMP etc.) is an added advantage.
  • Experience with Agile Project Management (Kanban or Scrum).
  • Demonstrated experience in the use modern Project Management tools like Jira and Microsoft Project
Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CV’s to
[email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For detailed information on the jobs, visit our website at Be sure to include the job applied for in the subject field.
Closing date: Wednesday, 8th September, 2021.
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