Safaricom Senior IT Business Analyst Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Products and Services Department within the Technology Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior IT Business Analyst


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Business Analysis & Architecture the job holder will be responsible for gathering, detailing and documenting business requirements and propose ways in which the existing processes and systems can be managed to meet business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect, classify, analyze and document business requirements as per set standards;
  • Create designs to meet business requirements through existing Business/Network systems or by filling missing gaps with appropriate new systems in accordance with enterprise architecture;
  • Develop test-driven business requirements and functional specifications with other business units;
  • Develop vendor evaluation documents and plans and participate in technical/functional evaluation of bids for new systems;
  • Generate process documentation that clarifies and validates how the organization utilizes business systems to meet business requirements;
  • Ensure that IT systems are aligned with business processes, and engage business stakeholders in process reviews to ensure cost reduction improved turn around time;
  • Promote proper release planning, guaranteeing adherence to business needs and priorities and keep stakeholders constantly up-to-date on progress;       
  • Review and validate test cases for accuracy and conformity to requirements;
  • Manage and execute various levels of solution testing including user acceptance and regression tests.
  • Manage business relationships with different business areas and stake holders
Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Computer science or Engineering or Business related field;
  • 5 years experience as a systems developer/business analyst in a busy IT development environment, 2 years of which must include experience in systems analysis;
  • Expertise in enterprise architecture is an added advantage;
  • Logical and physical data modeling, relational databases experience;
  • Experience in writing formal use cases and other UML tools;
  • Project Management and Business Analysis training and experience is an added advantage.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below. 
The deadline for application is Wednesday 24th October, 2012

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

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