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Centurion: UX Specialist

 Position Purpose

Be a part of a Business Transformation Team working with a Financial

Services Industry Leader on highly visible projects solving end-to-end

business process challenges and creating a world-class UX for both current

and prospective users of company s unique range of products and

services.

Experience and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required, preferably in an IT, Psychology  

Minimum 3 years in a similar role

 Interaction Design and UCD  User Centred Design  training and experience

 required.

 5+ years of UX Analysis and research for Web, Mobile and Enterprise

 Software applications

 Must have experience with requirements analysis, interacting with business

 users to define clear scope and assemble and manage proper crossfunctional

 teams

 Experience in an Agile SDLC environment is strongly preferred

Experience in Enterprise Hardware Technology a plus

Experience with Axure Prototyping tool a major plus

Experience with Visio and Powerpoint a plus

 Strong knowledge in best practices for Web-based Information,

 Architecture and Design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles

 and techniques

 Strong knowledge of Prototyping Methodologies and tools

 understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate

 them into technical and operational design requirements.

 Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for

 dynamic

 HTML5orCSS3orjQuery web applications

 plus

 Ability to develop and deliver presentations to various audiences from

 application end users to clients and internal senior leadership

 Proven leadership skills and Project Management Skills.

 Ability to read communication styles of team members and clients who

 come from a broad spectrum of disciplines

 Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative

 environment

 Ability to travel  up to 5%

 Strong user centred design skills and experience on Mobile Application

Designs would be an advantage

 The applicant should meet these requirements:

Effective and consistent service delivery and support to all internal clients

Work as a member of the User Experience Team to document the UI

 specification and wireframes for an enterprise quote to invoice application

 Elicit system requirements using interviews, document analysis,

 requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process

 descriptions, use cases, scenarios, task and workflow analysis

 Translate business requirements into a Visual Design specification

 document and Prototype Solutions with the Axure Prototyping tool  or

 similar e.g. Visio or Omnigraffle

 Promote usability best practices and conduct usability tests and research

 Establish and maintain clear scope boundaries for the solution

 Represent the User Experience Team in client meetings regarding new 

business initiatives andoror changes 

Other duties may be assigned based on company needs

 Design the interface, interaction flow and key UX decisions for cross-device

 and cross-platform solutions

 Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, and visual

 mockups.

 Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications

 Build upon and expand established style guides and UI patterns

 Collaborate with resources to ensure all design requirements adequately

 reflect the defined business processes and fully support all components of

 the functional business requirements

 Analyze resources, product enhancements, improved communications and faster

 issue resolution

 Manage own performance and development

 Performance Contract in place

 Quarterly Performance Review discussion with Manager

To apply for this position. click here:

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Gauteng: Systems B/A Consultant (Financial Reports)

Our client is a supplier of ERP solutions to small / medium-sized industry

they are looking for a business / systems analyst with good people skills to interface to the users and translate user requirements into specifications for the developers. UML could be beneficial, but not required.

On the systems side, SQL report-writing skills is required – not necessarily a specific package but more in general, as a component of the system is financial reporting. You should be familiar with the basics of financial and accounting

To apply for this position, click here;

 

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Johannesburg: Lending/Credit Risk/Data Warehousing BA (Contract)

We are looking for a Lending/Credit Risk/Data Warehousing BA. Its for quite a long assignment.

 

Contract will be up to end of 31 March 2013, option to renew if project is not completed

 

Requirements

 

  • 4 to 6  years working experience
  • 2 to 4 years experience in BA role
  •  1 year and AGILE 2 years
  • 1 year Data Analysis, Data Profiling, Data Warehousing 2 years
  • Fair mix of SQL or Excel or Pivot Tables or Messaging or BI at intermediate understanding or use level
  • Delivery of small to medium project in lead BA role incorporating PM responsibilities analysis, design, implementation, planning
  • Delivery of small to medium project in lead BA role spanning multiple teams across organization analysis, design, implementation
  • Delivery or Creation of a Datamarts
  • Banking or Insurance or Health Industry trends and or BI or Datamart or Data Warehousing trends
  • Lending, BASEL II or III, Credit Risk experience

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Sandton: Business Analyst – Ecommerce

To apply please click on this link:

http://www.compuways.co.za/can_viewspec.asp?job=3495

The Business Analyst plays a key role in the delivery of successful custom business and software solutions. This individual encourages thought and collaboration from team members to expand ideas regarding successful delivery, and to provide the most value to our clients. He is responsible for assisting the client and project team to deliver solutions that meet or exceed user expectations and are aligned with business processes and strategies. Additionally, he must be able to utilise applicable tools, processes and concepts on multiple, end-to-end projects.

  • Work with business users to define and re-design business processes and identify corresponding solution requirements, while establishing appropriate expectations and controlling scope.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and priorities effectively.
  • Participate in the full SDLC, depending on the scope of the initiative, including post- implementation activities.
  • Identify operational inefficiencies and provide innovative solutions
  • Actively seek ways to apply technologies to business processes to meet strategic goals through a conceptual understanding of technology and strong business insight and experience.
  • 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 manage the users through the process.
  • Document presentations, approach documents, and functional specifications.
  • Work with the creative, business and technology teams to help design solutions and create storyboards.
  • Actively participate in issue resolution and escalation.
  • Create documents, presentations, and training material that can be used to establish buy-in and launch the solution successfully.
  • Assist with the creation of a solution’s information architecture and navigational structure.
  • Conduct and participate in usability and application reviews with users.
  • Actively participate in the growth of the organisation through involvement in improvement efforts, product development and organisational infrastructure enhancements.
  • Responsible for understanding workload priorities and managing tasks.
  • Implement methodologies, standards and processes on all projects to ensure consistent quality.
  • Facilitate the rollout of processes and other training within IT and business operations.
  • Liaise with vendors with regards to prototypesCore competencies
    • BCom Informatics or BSc Information Systems.
    • At least 5 years of experience in a similar.
    • Strong business insight and experience, with 3 years in the financial services industry particularly within an Online Trading or Wealth Management environment.
    • Proven Experience in full SDLC.
    • Proven experience in leading analysis initiatives and conducting creative requirements gathering.
    • Strong process experience and understanding of business analysis methodologies.
    • Proven experience in writing approach and vision documents that clearly set client expectations.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including technical and report writing.
    • Experience defining test cases as well as defining functional specifications.
    • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and work independently, without close supervision.
    • Creative problem-solving skills along with the ability to apply technology to business issues, build solid relationships, and effectively resolve conflict.
    • Strong experience in developing long-term relationships based on respect and trust with clients.
    • Experience with business projects from beginning to end.
    • Proven success in positively effecting organisational change through self motivation and personal achievements.
    • Ability to demonstrate a high level of energy, flexibility, and the ability to persevere through periods of change and challenge in the business environment.
    • Experience in performing successful research and benchmarking initiatives.
    • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills and proven experience successfully interfacing with all levels of people, internally and externally.
    • Understanding website development, mobile applications and social media
    • Strong technical skills which aides interaction with developers and ultimately project efficienciesPersonality Attributes
      • Ability to work under constant pressure and manage a crisis effectively.
      • A proactive mindset focused on identifying and mitigating risks and resolving issues.
      • Ability to conceptualise big picture while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to work with difficult clients
      • Not easily ruffled
      • Entrepreneurial
      • Assertive
      • Articulate, with strong communication skills
      • Numerate
      • Flexible and dynamic
      • Positive attitude towards knowledge transfer
      • Strong networking skills
      • Tenacious
      • Service-oriented
      • Team oriented
      • Mature
      • Inquisitive – not afraid to ask questions

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Johannesburg: Credit Quant Systems Analyst (Treasury / Banking)

http://www.compuways.co.za/can_viewspec.asp?job=3489

The Systems Analyst will be responsible for facilitating delivery of IT solutions to the Credit Quant team.

 

This will include (but is not limited to):

  • Input data for Credit Quant models

    • Understanding input data requirements

    • Identifying the appropriate data sources and negotiating a solution

    • Facilitating design of process to retrieve data

    • Facilitating the development of data retrieval processes

    • Quality assurance/ testing

  • Integration of models with Credit Proposal management system

    • Work with Quant team and Credit Proposal management System Analyst to understand integration requirement

    • Facilitate the required development

    • Quality assurance/ testing

  • Historical data store

    • Understanding requirements to support modelling and reporting needs

    • Facilitating the design of appropriate solutions

    • Facilitating implementation of solution

    • Clarifying reporting requirements and facilitating development of reports

  • Troubleshooting data flow processes

  • Knowledge and experience

  •  

    • 3-4 years Systems Analysis and Design in Treasury or Capital Markets Credit Risk
    • Must have a proven track record of delivery
    • Should have had exposure to Object Oriented design and development

     

    Core Skill Requirements

     

    • Strong communicator at all levels – verbal, written
    • Strong Facilitation skills
    • Lateral thinker
    • Disciplined – Effective planner
    • Analytical
    • Should be able to pay attention to detail while maintaining big picture perspective
    • Ability to think conceptually at a big picture/ strategic level
    • Excellent Problem solving ability

     

    Candidate must have demonstrated the following personal qualities

     

    • An individual who proactively takes ownership of delivery
    • Ability to cope under pressure
    • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Ambitious, delivery focused and deadline driven
    • Team Player who is able to work alone when required
    • Ability to work well with different personalities

     

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Sandton: Swift / Realtime Settlements Business System Analyst

http://www.compuways.co.za/can_viewspec.asp?job=120

 Sandton based Client in banking industry is looking for a Business / Systems Analyst with a strong logical ability, a systematic thinking approach, and a high attention to detail, that can translate client requirements into software solutions.

This person will work on software projects and pick up on many of the aspects of software delivery that are not specifically programming; such as (but not limited to) analysis, project monitoring, reporting to clients and management on progress, checking for completeness and accuracy, training and documentation.

The person we are looking for will want to work in a fast paced, high energy environment.

They should be a person who not only wants to do what is asked, but who constantly seeks

to improve the process that is followed to deliver a higher quality product more efficiently.

Importantly, this should be a person who cares about all the people involved, both our team members and our clients.

The right person would be seeking to work with intelligent, motivated, self driven team players with low egos, good communication skills and an effective problem solving approach.

They would also be very conscious of the importance of contributing to a positive working environment. Our team must be able to tune into the needs of clients and their higher objectives to solve problems where not all the information is readily available.

Number of direct reports

None

Number of indirect reports

None

Duties, Responsibilities and

Accountabilities (and time split)

Responsibilities Include:

Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems.

Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade systems.

�Analyze and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to

define data processing needs.

� Prepare detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and

processes.

� Research and recommend hardware and software development, purchase, and

use.

� Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and connectivity problems,

including user access and component configuration.

� Select among authorized procedures and seek assistance when guidelines are

inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems

arise.

� Record and maintain hardware and software inventories, site and/or server

licensing, and user access and security.

� Work as a team member with other technical staff, such as networking to ensure

connectivity and compatibility between systems.

Write and maintain system documentation.

time required, and compatibility with current system.

� Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or

accessed by the network.

� Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.

� Other duties as assigned.

Education, skills & specialist knowledge required

Education:

An IT or information-related degree or proven Business / Systems analysis experience

Other requirements specific to the role/Individual�s core competencies

Essential Skills required:

� Experience in implementing payment solutions and managing business change

impact

� Experience with SWIFT / SWIFT related systems and SWIFT messaging

� Experience with Real Time Settlement Systems (RTGS)

� Experience with Anti-Money Laundering and SWIFT Confirmation Matching

systems

� Communicating and maintaining relationships with support vendors and the

Reserve Bank.

� Co-ordination and alignment of projects with other divisions of the bank

� Developing production support procedures, training and handover to the

Production Support team.

� Documenting, developing and executing of the tests cases and then training the

Testing Team and handover.

� User Training and 2nd level Production Support.

Personal Attributes

Need to have these qualities:

� Ability to multi-task and prioritise and deliver to milestones

� Ability to interact with people from IT and business

� Take ownership of tasks assigned

� Customer focused attitude

� Team player and good interpersonal and communication skills

� Follow issues/concerns through to delivery/solution

� Analytically minded with excellent problem solving skills

� Assertive, contributor to discussions, collaborative approach

� Attention to detail

� Team player

� Ability to work and perform in an unstructured environment

� Ability to deal with pressure and remain level headed

� Ability to be flexible and adjust to change in priorities quickly

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Johannesburg; Junior to Senior Treasury Business Analyst

http://www.compuways.co.za/can_viewspec.asp?job=3482

 The candidate will fulfil the role as a senior business analyst involved in the Core Treasury operations within Capital Markets with focus on Money Market and FX.

The candidate will be responsible for driving change with the business and be part of a key enablement pillar to the eCommerce offering within Capital Markets.

Number of direct reports

None

Number of indirect reports

Part of a bigger core team,� multiple touch points across business units as well as across full spectrum of IT

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities (and time split)

� Business engagement� 20%

� Specification writing� 35%

� Effective JAD sessions� 5%

� Assisting in reaching Core Treasury team vision alongside team� 5%

� Assisting in projects across Core Treasury� 20%

� Assisting in key business production issues� 15%

Education, skills and specialist knowledge required

� IT or Business qualification with emphasis on Finance

An in-depth understanding of financial instruments, especially Money Market

Corporate Treasury and foreign exchange being an advantage.

� Ability to interpret and write basic SQL.

Minimum 5 years related experience required, 7 years preferred in various aspects of Treasury and or trading fields of Capital Markets.

Other requirements specific to the role/Individual�s core competencies

Good understanding of treasury processes in each of the areas from front, middle and back office.

Experience on treasury systems e.g. Murex, Calypso, Wallstreet, Front Arena

� An understanding of treasury accounting

� An understanding of IT and project methodologies.

� Analytical ability to problem solve and provide suggestions on treasury issues

Personal Attributes

�� Ability to multi-task and prioritise and deliver to milestones

� Ability to interact with people from all areas of treasury

� Take ownership of tasks assigned

� Customer focused attitude

� Team player and good interpersonal and communication skills

� Follow issues/concerns through to delivery/solution

� Analytically minded with excellent problem solving skills

� Assertive, contributor to discussions, collaborative approach

Attention to detail and ability to bring this through in all work done personally and in the team

� Ability to use practical knowledge in difficult times to back testing theory

� Ability to work and perform in an unstructured environment

� Ability to deal with pressure and remain level headed

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks across multiple projects and leverage off of the team for best result

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Sandton: Senior Treasury Business Analyst

http://www.compuways.co.za/can_viewspec.asp?job=3482

Job Description:

Role Profile

Job title

Senior Treasury Business Analyst

Department

Capital Markets , Treasury IT

Reports to

Head of Treasury IT

Brief Description of role, Overall job objective

The candidate will fulfil the role as a senior business analyst involved in the Core Treasury operations within Capital Markets with focus on Money Market and FX.

The candidate will be responsible for driving change with the business and be part of a key enablement pillar to the eCommerce offering within Capital Markets.

Number of direct reports

None

Number of indirect reports

Part of a bigger core team,  multiple touch points across business units as well as across full spectrum of IT

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities (and time split)

� Business engagement  20%

� Specification writing  35%

� Effective JAD sessions  5%

� Assisting in reaching Core Treasury team vision alongside team  5%

� Assisting in projects across Core Treasury  20%

� Assisting in key business production issues  15%

Education, skills and specialist knowledge required

� IT or Business qualification with emphasis on Finance

An in-depth understanding of financial instruments, especially Money Market

Corporate Treasury and foreign exchange being an advantage.

� Ability to interpret and write basic SQL.

Minimum 5 years related experience required, 7 years preferred in various aspects of Treasury and or trading fields of Capital Markets.

Other requirements specific to the role/Individual�s core competencies

Good understanding of treasury processes in each of the areas from front, middle and back office.

Experience on treasury systems e.g. Murex, Calypso, Wallstreet, Front Arena

� An understanding of treasury accounting

� An understanding of IT and project methodologies.

� Analytical ability to problem solve and provide suggestions on treasury issues

Personal Attributes

 � Ability to multi-task and prioritise and deliver to milestones

� Ability to interact with people from all areas of treasury

� Take ownership of tasks assigned

� Customer focused attitude

� Team player and good interpersonal and communication skills

� Follow issues/concerns through to delivery/solution

� Analytically minded with excellent problem solving skills

� Assertive, contributor to discussions, collaborative approach

Attention to detail and ability to bring this through in all work done personally and in the team

� Ability to use practical knowledge in difficult times to back testing theory

� Ability to work and perform in an unstructured environment

� Ability to deal with pressure and remain level headed

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks across multiple projects and leverage off of the team for best result

 

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Johannesburg : COBOL / ORACLE Systems Analyst (Banking Industry), salary negotiable

PURPOSE:

  • To Analyse, design, develop, implement and maintain batch processes on payment
    and settlement systems.
  • Produce support and operational documentation for new and current product
    solutions.
  • To analyse business requirements/specifications and prepare functional and
    technical specifications which will be utilised by programmers to create and
    maintain systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE (TYPE & PERIOD – THIS AND/OR OTHER JOBS):

  • At least 5 years IT Experience in analysis, design, programming and problem
    solving within an ORACLE/COBOL/Unix environment
  • Exposure to the banking or financial industry would be advantageous Analyse
    user’s business requirements in detail and, where appropriate, compile and
    document functional specification for a proposed new or changed system
  • Compile and document system design
  • Prepare detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining system’s capabilities and
    processes
  • Assist/guide prospective users of new/changed systems in qualifying the benefits
    of having such solutions (or the penalties of not having it) and assessing the
    impact of the system on their business
  • Assist the sponsoring users in analysing costs, benefits, risks and return of
    investment of the proposed new system, understanding the exact nature of the
    proposed system; deciding whether to proceed with the implementation
  • Design and develop user manuals and corresponding training programs for a system
    under development
  • Ensure stakeholders know the impact of their decisions and provide them with
    options and alternatives here necessary
  • Document system problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Assist the business analysts, developers and team leaders in resolving design
    issues
  • Assisting the project manager by managing client expectations and any
    requirements and changes

COMPETENCIES:

  • Sound analytical skills
  • Requirements gathering and its techniques
  • Business process modelling Systems development methodologies
  • Analysis and design methodologies such as SADM
  • Document writing skills
  • Logical data modelling
  • Understanding of existing projects

Recruiter : Tumelo

To Apply click here :

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