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Feature Analyst

Company EDUCOR
Reference # #FA
Published 11/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Introduction
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.

Job Functions Analysis,Analytics,Business Analyst,Information Technology,Software Development,Software Testing,Strategy,Systems Analyst,Technical
Industries Education,Higher & Tertiary Education,ICT - Information & Communications Technology,IT - Information Technology,Science & Technology,Software Development,Technical
Specification
The Feature Analyst is accountable for guiding the clarification of the business requirements, through in-work collaboration with the business stakeholders, and working within the feature team to ensure these are delivered effectively. To manage and support applications through business process and technical system analysis, as well as functional design, thus ensuring that the application landscape can support the business objectives and processes.

Responsibilities:

•Analysis & Design:
Establishing and clarifying user requirement for projects and change requests
Preparing requirement documentation (BRS) and ensuring sign off by the relevant stakeholders
Preparing new enhanced business processes
•Ensuring functional specifications are developed to support the business requirements (either developed by yourself or by a vendor)
•Integration with development teams to ensure effective delivery of user requirements:
Reviewing and approving system design specifications
Ensuring that the development team delivers the solutions according to specification
•Ensuring effective testing:
Ensuring that the test team understands the full business requirement before handing over to the test team
Assisting the test team when communicating with external partners and vendors
Ensuring correct resolution for the defects raised (from opening the defect to closing it)
Ensuring that the critical business scenarios are tested to meet the specifications
•Once a project is completed, ensure that the centralised process flows are kept up-to-date and are continuously improved where necessary
•Ensuring the effective facilitation of business meetings, that clear decisions are taken and that decisions and actions are clearly and accurately minuted
•Providing end-to-end project co-ordination for mini-projects (effective co-ordination of resources and activities to meet agreed timelines for the project);
•Providing effective leadership:
Building effective confident relationships with stakeholders (business, ICT and vendors)
Continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and identifying opportunities for business improvement
Providing clear and timeous feedback, and effectively manage business expectations
Requirements
Requirements:

•Minimum of 5 years Business Analysis experience
•Relevant tertiary qualification in Business Analysis
•Experience in the financial services industry advantageous
•Bachelors Degree or Relevant Post-Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science

Experience

• Knowledge of Agile
• Experience with requirements elicitation, gathering, documentation and management
• Understanding business needs and be able to analyse requirements
Job Closing Date 25/02/2020
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