Information Technology

BI Business Analyst

Johannesburg, Gauteng   |   Full time

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Role & Responsibility -

The BI business analyst must have an affinity to understand the business and their supporting business processes to ensure that the final output meets the business needs

  • Engage with business representatives at all levels to perform requirements gathering

  • Interact with systems analysts, systems architects, and developers to understand data sources

  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders 

  • Transform business requirements into a visual/ mock

  • Conduct data analysis and data profiling

  • Facilitate the definition of business key performance metrics

  • Documenting business and technical requirements

  • Own customer requirements end to end, ensure that BI solutions meet business needs

  • Perform thorough testing of outputs using SQL

  • Drive delivery of required outputs

  • Manage the overall quality of the final outputs delivered to the business

  • Perform impact and gap analysis based on the requirement

  • Develop subject matter expertise in both business processes and data sources

  • Provide support for the development of team members

  • Manage competing resources and priorities

  • Facilitate user acceptance testing

  • Establish and maintain BI Business Analysis standards and procedures

  • Manage timelines, communication, and feedback to all stakeholders

  • Training of users and ongoing support

Technical Skill

The BI business analyst should understand and have exposure to the various technologies needed to implement BI solutions.

Specific skills desired, include:

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in gathering and documenting business and technical requirements

  • Experience in writing business, functional and technical specifications, process flows and source-to-target maps

  • Ability to understand entity-relationship diagrams, normalized and de-normalized structures

  • Excellent SQL query writing ability

  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills

  • Data manipulation, storytelling, and visualization

  • Experience in Excel Pivot

Other Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in Business Analysis preferably in the Business Intelligence field

  • NDip Information Tech/BCOM Informatics / BSC Computer Science

  • Business Intelligence certifications will be an added advantage


  • IT-related Degree or Diploma (Btech/Bsc or similar)
  • Awards and certifications will be preferred

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