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The focus of the Business Analyst role in Business Technology (BT) will be on providing appropriate technology solutions to BI business problems based on the business requirements communicated by the Demand Management/Business Solutions function, including any process requirements. The role demands people who are passionate about designing and building top quality technology solutions that transform the way in which the Investment Banking Division functions of the bank operate.


The role is accountable for the following key performance areas:

    • Translating business needs into detailed business requirements, functional, integration and process specifications.
    • Problem analysis – analyse business or system problems and facilitate solution exploration
    • Process analysis – analyse and evaluate current and proposed business processes
    • Data analysis (Critical Requirement) – analyse data and situation, identify and solve problems, reason logically and draw valid conclusions
    • Software analysis – analyse, design and implement purchased or in-house applications
    • Clarifying the business requirements and functional/process specifications for technical designers.
    • Co-ordinate and, where required, participate in the test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional/ process specifications.
    • Act as liaison for and interface with business, internal and external parties.
    • Training of the users on new and existing products and services, where required.
    • Provide input into the creation of system manuals where required.
    • Participation in post project implementation reviews.
    • Shared ownership of recurring production incidents by working with multiple stakeholders to resolve system issues.
  • Contribute to team growth and development
    • Monitoring and Resolution of production incidents by working with multiple stakeholders to resolve issues within timeframes of adopted SLA’s.

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Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions. As the investment banking arm of FirstRand Bank Limited, RMB has a deal footprint across 35 African countries and offices in Namibia, Botswana, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya. RMB also operates in the UK, India, China, and the Middle East. RMB’s founding members Paul Harris, Laurie Dippenaar and GT Ferreira started RMB in January 1977 with only R10 000 in capital. Paul Harris was the out-of-the-box thinker; Laurie Dippenaar the numbers man; and GT Ferreira the skilled negotiator. The founders built the business on the basis of Traditional values. Innovative ideas – a philosophy we have nurtured ever since and one that we apply in everything we do. Today we combine innovation and entrepreneurship while pioneering the introduction of many new financial instruments to the local and African markets We believe exceptional performance is only possible with exceptional people. Our success is built on our ability to attract and retain top talent through an empowering and liberating culture, together with sound banking principles and innovative thinking. We believe in empowering our people to run their businesses as if they were their own – these businesses are aligned through the FirstRand Group strategy, shared values and principles. Our strategy does not live in files, it lives in our people. Our global reach combined with a focus on Africa ensures our clients receive the best possible guidance from us, with thinking that can change your world. Welcome to the RMB family!
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