Shoprite Group of Companies Intermediate Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa

Shoprite Group of Companies Intermediate Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Job

  • Join Shoprite Group, the largest private-sector employer in South Africa and a leading employer in Africa as a Business Analyst. You will be responsible for ensuring that efficient and cost-effective business solutions and processes are in place to address business needs/requirements.

    Job Objectives

    To understand the current business environment:

  • Analyze and understand the current business environment.

  • Analyze and understand the current business strategies.

  • Understand the current trends and developments in the industry.

    To identify and understand business requirements:

  • Work with user departments in the identification and documentation of user requirements.

  • Assess and document the business implication of user requirements to the business process involved.

  • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate.

  • Define business rules and guide the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems.

    To determine a suitable solution to business needs/requirements:

  • Works closely with System Analysts and Project Managers to design and implement solutions.

  • Provide input on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design.

  • Engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives that are presented.

    To deliver the required solution:

  • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies of the organization.

  • Define scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user.

  • Review technical solutions and business processes against business requirement specification.

  • Assist in the identification of data conversion and reporting requirements.

  • Facilitate and co-ordinate
    User Acceptance Testing.

  • Understand, document and escalate project risks.

  • Liaise with other project areas to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues.

    To train business users:

  • Render support and facilitate sessions for end-users, including training where applicable.

    To continuously support the business environment:

  • Maintain an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, and current trends and developments in the technology field.

  • Assist Senior Business Analyst to monitor portfolio activities.


  • B. Degree


  • 3 years Business analysis in retail processes.

  • 2-3 years Retail industry.

  • 3 years working on IT4IT/Enterprise IT type of projects, IT Security or Network/Shared platform projects.

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies.

  • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment.

  • Experience in a global business environment is preferred.

  • Business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous.

  • Understanding of information security , IT infrastructure management , networking & data center.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Shoprite Group of Companies Intermediate Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa

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