Business Analyst

at Life Healthcare
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



Business Analyst, reporting to the Data Development Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for gathering, analysing and understanding business users' data and analytics requirements and translating these requirements into analytics best practice technical solutions that meet the relevant business objectives.


Critical Outputs

Contribute to the Data Operations team laying a solid data platform allowing Life Healthcare to drive business value through descriptive and predictive analytics.

Facilitate the business case development process.

Collaborate with data architects and engineers to ensure that technology aligns with business needs for all solutions delivered and assets managed.

Manage stakeholder relationships and expectations through proactive updating on project progress and results.

In collaboration with business stakeholders, identify business needs to frame the project effectively.

Manage multiple projects, including project documentation, scope, timelines, priorities and efficient and timeous delivery on milestones.

Conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level, focusing on quality improvement and data management, ensuring data is reliable and valid, developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination and integrating new systems and processes with existing ones.

Provide project-level analysis, producing required project analysis documentation.

Identify opportunities for improvements.

Apply governance and defined project delivery methodologies.

Support system conversions, upgrades and enhancements.




Minimum Bachelors in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems or an alternative analytical field, or equivalent qualifications.

5+ years of experience in a business analyst role in a data environment, with demonstrated fluency in business processes and process differentiation and strong project management proficiency.

Commitment to continuous learning and sharpening of skills.

Good communication and presentation skills.

Experience in Agile methodology.

Understanding data architecture and pipelines and their role in ensuring that data delivery meets analytical needs.

Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.

Ability to work to deadlines.

Healthcare experience will be a strong advantage.




Attention to detail

Analytical thinking

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Analytical mindset

Solutions focus

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Deadline driven



Interested candidates can send their CVs