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  • Posted: Jan 6, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 13, 2021
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    Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Ban...
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    Digital Projects Analyst

    Job Purpose and Key responsibilities

    The role holder will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of EMC IT & digital channels projects. IT projects relate to operations improvement and can be implemented through IT vendors or as Software-as-a-service (SAAS) model. Digital channel project relate to commercial project to distribute EMC products through digital channels (either Britam owned or in partnerships). He/she will be responsible to manage this project, manage various stakeholders and ensure timeline management.

    Key responsibilities:

    1. Capture the project ‘Business Requirements’ and to produce common Requirement Specifications & Use Cases to support the development and launch of innovative solutions and products for IT & digital channel projects 
    2. Develop and execute project management plans for the above projects
    3. Conduct workshops with all BU Departments to ensure BU approval of all requirements specifications & use case material is achieved.
    4. Verify & approve all design solutions and test cases to ensure the business requirements have been met.
    5. Deliver improvements to the Business through standardising Requirement Specifications, Use Cases, Test Cases and synergy identification documents.
    6. Consolidate and harmonise business requirements for developments resulting in cross development synergies
    7. Provide Business Case input through financial details, prioritisation and representing Operating Companies’ needs gathered via high level workshops.
    8. Support and comply with all IT Processes and deliverables.
    9. Review and approve vendor test plans ensuring that the business requirement is met and tested.

    Key Performance:

    • Delivery of budget approved IT & digital channels project
    • Tracking of benefits for IT/Digital projects

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

    1. Degree in Science/computer science/Engineering/Business related.
    2. Professional qualifications in Systems development, Business Analysis, project management or IT architecture.
    3. 2-3 years’ experience as a systems developer/business analyst in a busy IT development environment.
    4. Business analysis skills - demonstrated experience producing requirements that support test-driven development.
    5. In-depth knowledge of software development in a development organisation and processes (e.g. software development lifecycle)
    6. Good understanding of project management practices.

    Technical and functional competencies

    • Knowledge of business strategy and of business implications of IT/Service solutions roadmaps.
    • Ability to interact with both business and technical teams and good skills in translation of business ideas/concepts into a clear scope document that the Technical teams can then execute on.
    • Logical and physical data modelling, relational databases.
    • Experience in writing formal Use Cases and other UML tools
    • Significant and proven experience in creating enterprise architecture, methodologies and standards in large IT projects.
    • Detailed knowledge of architectural frameworks and process models such as TOGAF,ACORD, TMF, Zachman Framework, eTOM and CobiT process model
    • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Leadership skills
    • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
    • Excellent organisational and analytical skills
    • Report writing skills
    • Commercial awareness
    • Effective business management skills

    Method of Application

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