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BUSINESS ANALYST

Lagos, Lagos
Job Title
Business Analyst

Job Location
Lagos

Job Summary
The Business Analyst is responsible for gathering, analyzing, refining, reviewing, and documenting the business’ requirements for delivering the necessary digital solutions. They will identify and examine business needs and determine timely and effective solutions to business problems

Job Description
  • Drive discussions with product owner and/or business partners to understand the process, the problem, and then brainstorm solution scenario
  • Negotiate with product owners/business experts on alternative solutions
  • Actively engage product owner or business SME to translate solution needs into actionable user stories
  • Define detailed functional requirements, process flow diagrams, and business cases, including gap and impact analysis
  • Develop a comprehensive requirement specification that will determine the estimate of cost, time, and resources to deploy solutions
  • Craft polished written communications and deliver oral communications of findings and recommendations in an effective and efficient manner
  • Partner with product developers on reviewing user stories for understanding and scoring
  • Facilitate and support product backlog management
  • Partner with product owners to define & refine acceptance criteria
  • Assist with user acceptance testing to ensure functionality meets business needs before each product release
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a business /IT related discipline
  • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage
  • IIBA-CCBA certification preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in business optimization, problem-solving, or strategic solution roles with progressive responsibility, preferably in Financial Services or Technology environment
  • Experience gathering and consolidating requirements from cross-functional groups
  • Business Analysis (BUAN 5)

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