Fresher Business Analyst Job Careers – ABSA Group (Formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Job Title:      Business Analyst

Organisation: ABSA Group (Formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Absa Group Limited, formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited, and originally Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, is an African based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. It is the majority shareholder of 11 banks spanning Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (two entities), Uganda and Zambia, with a further two representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria. It also has an international office in London, which opened in September 2018.

Job Summary:  The business analyst’s primary objective is to support the business implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners. The business analyst will also use requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, process change requests, and manage a project’s scope, acceptance, installation and deployment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Requirements  Management and Improvement: 50 %

  • Assisting with the business case
  • Business Requirements gathering and analysis
  • Eliciting requirements to the expected granular level
  • Planning and monitoring of the requirements defined
  • Requirements organization(mapping)
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Test case definition in line with requirements
  • Value Management: Assess and validate if a solution has fulfilled the business requirements defined

People: 25 %

  • Facilitate requirements collection and consolidation workshops and make presentations to the stakeholders.

Change Management: 20 %

  • Support and embed Business Performance Improvement initiative.
  • Manage, control and monitor business requirements collection and review for the projects
  • Business case development aligned to the requirements identified.

Self Development: 2.5%

  • Agree performance development objectives with the team leaders.
  • Pursue self-development to increase personal effectiveness, acknowledging strengths and areas for development.

Community: 2.5 %

  • Be involved in local community events and networking opportunities (e.g. clubs, meetings, business associations)
  • Identify community initiatives to become involved in and support as part of Barclays community initiatives (such as Make a Difference Day, Local community initiative, Financial Literacy)
  • Link community initiatives to both business opportunities and colleague events
  • Promote community agenda within the branch to build pride within colleagues and customers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the ABSA Group (Formerly Barclays Bank UK) Business Analyst job opportunity should preferably hold relevant qualifications
  • Proven ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
  • Business case development
  • Modeling techniques and methods
  • Time management and adherence to deadlines
  • Presentation                                                                          
  • Change Management
  • Analytical
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good PC Skills with special emphasis on high proficiency in excel and other spreadsheet packages
  • Persuasion, Negotiation and Influencing skills
  • Relationship management.
  • A good understanding of the Bank’s products & services.
  • A good knowledge of Bank policies and procedures.
  • Productivity management & process improvement techniques
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end process & workflow
  • Written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts
  • The ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
  • Business case development
  • Modeling techniques and methods
  • Leadership

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the ABSA Group in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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