Business Analyst
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 11 October 2018

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Job Description

Business Analyst

Media24 has a vacancy for a Business Analyst at its head office in Cape Town. This individual will report into a project manager and will be responsible for the analysis, documentation and recommendations on various IT and business-related initiatives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Obtain in-depth knowledge on how the relevant the business units operate as well as an understanding of the IT organization’s systems and capabilities;
  • Facilitate and assist in the business process redesigns and provide the relevant documentation as needed;
  • Translate high-level business requirements into documented functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications;
  • Stay abreast of the latest technological trends and use this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise’s competitive edge; and make recommendations for buy versus build decisions
  • Managing small/medium sized software / business strategic projects


Basic Qualifications:

  • SA Citizenship required. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, BCom or other related fields or equivalent work experience.



  • 3 – 5 years relevant work experience
  • Project implementation experience as a team member
  • Project management experience would be an advantage
  • Experience with and exposure to SDLC, Agile and ASAP methodologies


Preferred Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent ability to facilitate, gather, distill, document and present requirements
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Processing modelling (BPMN; UML)
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) as well as MS Project, MS Visio / Lucidchart skills
  • Test strategy creation
  • High attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent communication skills in English (including being able to cross-translate between technical and business jargon)
  • Numerical skills to create basic budgets, business cases etc.

Closing date: 4 September 2018