Intermediate Business Analyst – 6 Month Contract | IT Recruitment

Job Description

  • Understanding the business requirements, and through a structured process, modeling, validating, and translating them into Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training documents that the business can use.
  • Collaborating in the development of agile feature specifications which are used by developers to craft a technical solution meeting the business requirement
  • Maintaining process and data models in the SPARX Enterprise Architect tool and using these models in SOPs.
  • Understanding how new laws, regulations and developments will impact businesses in the short-term insurance sector


Essential skills

  • Java SE on Linux
  • Spring
  • Hibernate


The following skills will be preferred, but not essential

  • JPA
  • JTA
  • JMS
  • Camel
  • Web Services – SOAP
  • Agile
  • Jira usage


Key Outputs

  • Work on solutions supporting multiple business areas with emphasis on Broker integration points and a large number of affected system components
  • Required to work under general direction within a clearly defined accountability framework
  • Gather and interpret requirements from the business
  • Participate in the solution design process
  • Prepare the requirements specifications
  • Define the success criteria for solution testing
  • Analyze and decompose relevant business processes and understand the impact on systems integration
  • Performing business analysis and process improvement
  • Provide assistance to solution delivery on implementation and training
  • Assist (when necessary) with systems testing
  • Ensure that proposed test solutions cover all aspects of delivered business specification


Qualifications And Experience

  • Relevant business qualification including some financial studies
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification or certificate/diploma in Business Process Analysis from industry recognized training institution
  • Experience in financial analysis would be preferred
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as Business Analyst
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in the Short-Term Insurance Industry
  • Experience in technical writing
  • Experience in communicating with clients and facilitating workshops
  • Experience in Model-Driven Design & Repository-Based Modelling tools, preferably Enterprise Architect, would be an advantage



  • Business Process Modeling/Engineering based on BPMN
  • Business writing skills
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Data Modeling based on Entity Relationship Diagrams or similar
  • UML would be a recommendation
  • Repository-Based Modeling tools like Enterprise Architect.



  • Financial management
  • Some knowledge as a Generalist or Specialist associated with the Short-Term Insurance Industry
  • Business Change Life Cycle
  • System Development Life Cycle (Agile experience would be preferable)



  • Working with people
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Planning and organizing
  • Negotiating and influencing
  • Facilitation
  • Ability to manage own workload and timelines
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