IT Jobs – Business Support Analyst at Umeme

Reports to: Software Systems Manager
Department: IT
About UMEME:
Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions described above.

Job Summary: Review & Develop Business Processes. Create specifications for IT projects from user requirements.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Gather and document requirements from business users
·         Work closely with third party vendors as required
·         Analyse and document business processes within the organization
·         Promote a standard approach to requirements gathering
·         Work closely with development teams – both internal and external
·         Work closely with Testing and QA personnel
·         Engage in meaningful knowledge transfer to other UMEME staff
·         Facilitate meetings and deliver presentations to business users
·         Assist with business readiness for new projects
·         Other tasks as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Degree in Business/Information management or a related field +5 years experience
·         Five years of experience as a business analyst
·         Some experience of software development
·         Proven record of delivering high quality written technical
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Good presentation skills
·         Planning and Organizational skills
·         High integrity and honesty
·         Problem solving and good judgment skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Positive attitude
·         High level of technical competency
·         Self starter
How to apply: 
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
Deadline: 27th December, 2012
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