South Africa

Business Analyst

Company Growthpoint Properties
Reference # BUA04 - Business Analyst
Published 19/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Growthpoint provides space to thrive with innovative and sustainable property solutions. We are an international property company with assets on three continents and the largest South African primary REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) listed on the JSE. We own and manage a diversified portfolio of over 550 property assets, locally and internationally.

Growthpoint is a FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index company, a constituent of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Emerging Index and is in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index and FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index.
Job Functions Business Analyst,Information Technology,Support,Systems Analyst
Industries Building,Facilities & Property Management,Property Development
To serve as a liaison among stakeholders. The incumbent is required to analyse underlying business needs (from what is being requested) and recommend solutions that enable the organisation to achieve its goals via the use of technology or process optimisation.

Duties and responsibilities
•Work independently with users to define concepts, under direction of senior business analyst.
•Serve as the conduit through which requirements flow between Business and the IT stakeholders.
•Communicate clearly and have the skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group: executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
•Elicit requirements using various business analysis techniques. Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into detail, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
•Documenting business, functional and non-functional requirements, including mapping processes and producing user guides.
•Develop the appropriate templatised business analysis artefact using plain language.
•Assist testing team with the creation on test scripts, execution thereof and the management of on-going testing of solutions and their release.
•Building and fostering strong and healthy relationships with project stakeholders and sponsors.
•Successfully engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously.

5 years in an IT environment


A CCBA qualification or a Diploma in Business Analysis is advantageous.

Competencies and Skills

•Basic logic of decision making
•Computer literacy
•Technical understanding of IT infrastructure

Working conditions

Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.
Job Closing Date 02/08/2021
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