Studio 29

Business Intelligence / Business Analyst - Retail / e-Commerce

  • Location Wynberg, Western Cape
  • Category Business AnalystBusiness Intelligence
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary R300'000 - R360'000 per annum
  • Ref # 5153

Business Analyst – Business Intelligence


·         Conduct and facilitate workshops with business and product owners to gather detailed user requirements

·         Understand and analyse requirements by profiling data;

·         Identify options for potential solutions and produce a conceptual model and present to relevant parties

·         Translate business requirements into BI requirements specifications for developers

·         Manage the development and implementation of approved solutions

·         Work closely with Product Owners and business users to prioritize business, information and analytical requirements

·         Continuously ensure that tasks and projects are completed within agreed deadlines and that any rework is limited

·         Improve BI process efficiencies

·         Monitor and improve the efficiency of BI processes, as well as the collecting and interpreting of data about existing processes

·         Continuously keep up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments and investigate alternative business solutions


Organisational support:

·         Responsible for the compilation and distribution of status reports to relevant parties

·         Promote analytics usage and skills amongst users of BI Systems


Qualifications & Accreditations:

·         Relevant 3 year IT degree/diploma:

·         Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential


Experience & Skills:

·         Minimum of 3 years' business analysis experience, full Business Intelligence SDLC

·         Experience managing senior stakeholder engagement

·         Knowledge of OLTP/OLAP systems, Dimensional Modelling, business rule transformations and data analysis

·         Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them

·         Experience with BI application designs, architectures, and building BI and data visualisations for analytic solutions. (MS-SQL Stack)

·         System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations

·         Experience in working within in an agile project environment

·         Experience working in a Financial Services and/or Retail environment will be an added advantage



·         Strong people leadership and mentoring ability

·         Energetic and focused individual

·         Ability to work well under pressure

·         Customer-oriented with a passion for high quality service delivery

·         Ability to take ownership of problems assigned and find innovative solutions

·         Strong communicator (written and verbal)

·         Strong desire and initiative to develop self