Takealot Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa


  • takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Business Analyst to join our Marketplace Product team in Cape Town.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative and hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    Your specific responsibilities will include

  • To analyse and understand project scope and core objectives linked to the product roadmap

  • Assist in requirements elicitation workshops with stakeholders to define high level business requirements

  • Working closely with Product Manager to define business requirements for functional and technical user stories and project specifications, by ensuring that projects are broken down into phases to deliver immediate business benefit

    Proactively communicate and collaborate with the project team to analyse information needs and functional requirements to deliver the following artefacts that are needed:

  • Business/functional requirement specifications

  • Wireframes

  • Workflow/Process flow diagrams

  • Data Models

  • Build and maintain reporting to measure the success of projects

  • Be proactive in ensuring that the Development & Qa teams understand the requirements by attending daily team meetings and initiating functional clarification sessions

  • Perform user acceptance testing. Take ownership for system bugs and technical issues that are escalated from various users, by performing relevant analysis to troubleshoot and escalating to engineering and stakeholders

  • Review the test plan and test scripts to ensure quality and coverage

    Your Team

  • You will report directly into the Product Manager for Marketplace

  • You will also work closely with relevant engineering teams

    Attributes required

  • A proven track record of delivering results, in a fast-paced environment

  • Good basic technical understanding of software development processes

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions

  • Advanced experience
    in working with technical tools, data and large data sets

  • Beginner to Intermediate SQL skills (PostgreSQL and MySQL)

  • Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail

  • Versatile, resourceful and able to work on varied tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to verbalise and visualise outcomes and communicate trends in a clear, concise manner

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant tertiary degree/technical diploma

  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis or a related technical/data role

  • Experience in working with Agile-Scrum teams

  • Experience in an e-commerce environment is a plus

    The Environment

  • Takelot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, collaborate to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas about how we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strives to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives with change, accepts change is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
    thinks about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input

  • is curious and challenges the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com

  • thinks like an owner of the business

  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Business Analyst Jobs in South Africa

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