Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
Barloworld Logistics Africa
IntroductionThe main purpose of the role is to analyse and design business processes and requirements for all systems that support operational and financial functions. This includes researching and analysing data in support of business functions, process knowledge, and systems requirements. The role is responsible for proactively recommending improvements to – or new requirements for – business processes and operational procedures, primarily related to (but not limited to) the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and processes.Specification1. Delivery of project conception, analysis, scope and parameters a. Facilitate project conception with decision makers, systems owners and end users to define business, financial, and operational requirements and systems goals. b. Develop budgets and timeframes for process changes in order to support company objectives. c. Liaise with various business groups in the organisation and clients to facilitate implementation of new or improved business processes. d. Chart existing business processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models. e. Research, review, and analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes. f. Identify and establish scope and parameters of process analysis in order to define impact, outcome criteria, and measure-taking actions. 2. Solution delivery (Design, build, implement, stabilise): a. Prototype new procedures for the purpose of enhancing business processes, operations, and information process flow. b. Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmers. c. Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new processes 3. Feasibility studies a. Conduct research on emerging technologies and solutions in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) domain. b. Identify and motivated new application solutions and/or changes to existing applications. 4. Reporting a. Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives for improving processes in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) domain. 5. Managing change a. Communicate process changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or/and through written documentation – to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood. b. Take ownership to ensure new product features are delivered successfully c. Provide guidance and support to junior staff members. RequirementsDegree in Computer Science / Information SystemsPost graduate degree Certificate / Diploma in Business Analysis3 – 5 years as a Business Analyst, primarily focused on the ERP application environment and related processes Experience in assessing the costs and benefits of potential changes to business processes Extensive experience in facilitating analysis workshops and presentations Interacting and communicating with internal and external customers at executive level in a leadership capacity Hands-on experience in managing all types of business analysis assignments Relevant project management experience Change management experience