Sanlam Jobs 2022 – Business Analyst

Website Sanlam

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the end-to-end tasks within the data analysis framework working with business representatives, product owners, etc. to define and elicit requirements, analyse data and create reports/dashboards.
  • They will assist in specifying complex business rules using the specified toolsets to enable the data modelers to create complex analytical models. Hence, they need to understand and continuously seek to build knowledge of data and information.
  • The person fulfilling this role will not only analyse data models, but also test the outputs, investigate & troubleshoot data issues and devise solutions in line with best practice. A high competency in problem solving capabilities is thus essential. They should be able to communicate business information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to the team.
  • A unique opportunity to complement a small, high performance team in supporting Business Intelligence (BI) solutions for Sanlam’s Investment business. Support will be provided through data and systems analysis (incl. data issue investigation), required to deliver various business BI support requirements.
  • Guided by Lead Analysts, this role will be responsible for sourcing and transforming a wide range of data across the business into formats that can be used by end users to develop differentiating business insights.
  • Key experience and knowledge capabilities required to successfully fulfill the role include translating business requirements into detailed technical requirements, advanced data management proficiency and systems analysis.
  • We are looking for an individual with experience in using a variety of data tools, analysis methods and data visualization to turn data into actionable insights with demonstrable business impact.
  • An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance.
  • The Systems / Data analyst will translate the business analyst’s requirements into actionable technical requirements required to support data assets.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to comply to and manage data assets under strict governance framework
  • Project Management
  • Business and Data Analysis
  • Business processes and management of budget
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings for stakeholder use
  • Knowledge of various toolsets such as SAP Hana Studio, SAP Data Services, Informatica Data Quality Suite, Cloudera big data storage and Microsoft Power BI will be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical terms
  • Project and resource management
  • Ability to work with data profiling, data quality and reference data toolsets advantageous
  • Business Processes and business requirements definition

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with reporting packages
  • Business experience in financial services or financial asset management will be advantageous
  • Experience in agile development desired
  • 2-5 years of experience performing data /systems /information analysis in a BI environment
  • Functional experience in analytics, data visualisation or reporting
  • Diploma/Bachelor Degree (Information Systems; Statistics; Data or Computer Science; Engineering) or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience working with data in various data sources and databases
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases with proven SQL skills

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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