Investec Recruits Graduate Business Analyst

Posted on :

18 Feb, 2014

Category :

Analyst Jobs in South Africa, Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Investec Wealth and Investment has a vacant position for a Graduate Business Analyst within the IT department in Sandton.

Overall role specification:

  • Assist in delivering cost-effective, easy-to-use, innovative solutions (business processes, systems and technology)
  • Participate in the full SDLC including post implementation activities
  • Ensure that processes, business rules, project administration etc are accurately and completely documented in line with agreed project and specialisation area standards and internal audit controls
  • Define user requirements, create user cases, and document user requirements specifications by performing user interviews, JAD sessions and industry research.
  • Define user acceptance test cases and assist the users through the process.
  • Document presentations, approach documents, and functional specifications.
  • Facilitate the rollout of processes
  • Understand your stakeholders and their expectations and priorities for every initiative.
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders to understand and manage their respective expectations and priorities.
  • Facilitate signoff on all business cases, project charters, requirements, processes, system designs, and testing documents by business and IT stakeholders.
  • Ongoing liaison with other Investec teams, service providers and software vendors in order to maximise efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Deliver efficiency through appropriate risk management.
  • Ensure that the system meets the business requirements in terms of functionality, capacity, reliability and useful life.


Assist the senior BA in:

  • Analyzing new requirements
  • Doing testing, setting up test cases and change control documents.
  • Creating user manuals and mock layouts.


Core competencies

  • Completed B.Com / B.Sc. or related degree in IT
  • Strong administration skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Maximum 1 years experience if already graduated
  • Experience / knowledge in the following technologies: SQL
  • Experience / knowledge in the following tools: MS Office Suite


Additional details

  • Graduates should have a completed degree
  • Graduates should possess keen problem-solving skills, great interpersonal skills and a passion for the financial markets and Banking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Must be proactive with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks with deadlines
  • Ambitious, delivery focused and accountable
  • Team player who is self motivated, focused and able to work independently when required
  • Ability to work well with different personalities
  • Sound technical skills
  • Ability to adapt to rapid changes
  • Ability to be flexible in working long hours when required


How to apply

Click here to apply online

Closing Date: Unspecified


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