Business Analyst (BI) Job Vacancy

Posted on :

13 May, 2013

Category :

Analyst Jobs in South Africa

Business Analyst Vacancy

Key Performance Areas

  • Conduct workshops with business to gather detailed user requirements following a standard development methodology
  • Translate business requirements into BI requirements specifications
  • Identify options for potential solutions and produce a dimensional model
  • Draw up of proposals and present to relevant parties
  • Development and implementatioin of solutions
  • Continuously ensure that tasks and projects are completed within deadlines and that any rework is limited
Improve business efficiency


  • Monitor and improve the efficiency of business processes, as well as collect and interpret data about existing processes
  • Continuously keep up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments and investigate alternative business solutions
  • Reduce manual tasks and direct costs as well as provide efficiencies through use of technology




  • Provide training to users of the new BI implementations




  • Responsible for the compilation and distribution of status reports to relevant parties



Qualifications & Accreditations


  • BSc / BCom / IT Degree and/or Relevant Qualification in Business Analysis


Experience & Skills


  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in building and maintaining OLAP cubes in SSAS 2005 or later
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, web and client-server concepts, and be able to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • 2 Years’ experience in database design – must have developed a star schema
  • Knowledge of SSIS
  • Solid understanding of data warehousing and BI concepts
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of writing SQL statements


Attributes & Behaviours


  • Must be agile in approach
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Creating logical and innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Flexible, delivery focus and self-motivated
  • Independent and proactive

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