Business Analyst (Data)

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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

OPPORTUNITY

 

The Santam Business Information and Technology Solutions department (BITS) has an opportunity for a Business Analyst who will be based in Bellville, Cape Town, or Sandton or Auckland Park, Johannesburg

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • Facilitating discovery of business data requirements, and through a structured process, modeling, validating and translating them into refined user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Collaborating in the development of agile feature specifications which are used by developers to craft a technical solution meeting the business requirement
  • Maintaining data and process models in the SPARX Enterprise Architect tool, and using these models in SOPs.
  • Using SQL to access data sets and determine patterns and data quality issues to stage automated and manual remediation exercises.


Key Outputs

 

  • Work on solutions supporting the Outsourced Business with emphasis on Broker integration points and a large number of affected systems
  • Gather and interpret functional and non-functional requirements from the business and compile requirement specifications
  • Analyse data requirements and translate these into data models, definitions and rules
  • Define and maintain data mappings and transformations
  • Participate in the solution design process to ensure that the functional, non-functional and data requirements are addressed in the solution design
  • Define the success criteria for solution testing
  • Assist with systems testing and training

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Relevant business qualification including some financial studies or appropriate workplace experience
  • Relevant qualification or certificate/diploma in Business Analysis from industry recognised training institution
  • 5 - 8 years’ experience as Business Analyst
  • Experience with data oriented solutions and SQL.
  • The following experiences would be an advantage:
    • financial systems analysis    
    • Enterprise Architect for data and process modeling
    • BI tools like Qlik
    • 2 - 3 years’ experience in the Short Term Insurance Industry
    • Experience in Model-Driven Design & Repository-Based Modelling tools 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Querying databases with SQL
  • Data Modeling based on Entity Relationship Diagrams or similar
  • UML would be a recommendation
  • Business Process Modeling/Engineering based on BPMN
  • Business writing skills
  • Presentation and facilitation skills

KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Financial management
  • Business Change Life Cycle
  • System Development Life Cycle (Agile experience would be preferable)

Core Competencies

Being resilient - Contributing independently
Collaborates - Contributing independently
Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
Customer focus - Contributing independently
Drives results - Contributing independently

ABOUT THE COMPANY

 

Santam is the leading short-term insurer in South Africa.  Along with its subsidiaries, the business transacts all classes of short-term insurance. Santam is a large, diversified, and transforming company and our success is rooted in our passion for our clients. Everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. 

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter, CV and salary requirements via our Careers Portal on our website (http://www.santam.co.za/about-us/careers/career-opportunities). 

 

Santam is the leading short-term insurer in South Africa.  Along with its subsidiaries, the business transacts all classes of short-term insurance. Santam is a large, diversified, and transforming company and our success is rooted in our passion for our clients. Everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. 

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter, CV and salary requirements via our Careers Portal on our website (http://www.santam.co.za/about-us/careers/career-opportunities).