Job: BA/PM Scrum experience

Title BA/PM Scrum experience
Salary R40K per month
Location Midrand
Job Information
Experienced Business analyst with strong Project management /Scrum Master experience that can turn and deliver business improvement opportunities into reality.

Quickly, with teaming and in budget


Analysis and Solution Definition

  •   Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of client’s organization and industry.
  •   Identifies client organization’s strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement.
  •   Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.
  •   Develops functional specifications and system design specifications for client engagements.

Technical Recommendation and Testing

  •   Leads testing efforts.
  •   Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
  •   Works with client personnel to identify required changes.
  •   Communicates needed changes to development team.

Project Execution

  •   Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
  •   Takes input from Manager and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.
  •   Communicates and applies project standards.
  •   Manages resources in accordance with project schedule.
  •   Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients.
  •   Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project.



  •   Assists in the facilitation of team and client meetings.
  •   Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.
  •   Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Technical Understanding

  •   Possesses understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  •   Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.
  •   Understands how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.

Problem Solving

  •   Identifies critical issues with ease.
  •   Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems.
  •   Pushes creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mind-sets.



  •   Generates enthusiasm among team members.
  •   Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.
  •   Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model.
  •   Manages the process of innovative change.


  •   Facilitates effective team interaction.
  •   Acknowledges and appreciates each team member’s contributions.

Client Management

  •   Develops relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
  •   Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions with project management.
  •   Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.

Manages client expectations effectively.


Innovator Development

  •   Conducts effective progress evaluations in a timely manner.
  •   Mentors those with less experience through informal channels.
  •   Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us.
  •   Trains other innovators through both formal and informal training programs.

Internal Operations

  •   Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.

Leads internal teams/task forces

  •   Relevant B Comm , BSc, OR B Tech diploma / degree
  •   The following will be advantageous:
  •   >Prior Agile methodology experience
  •   >Prior Scrum master ( agile) experience
  •   >Development / IT technical experience
  •   >Experience in SOA
  •   >Telecommunications industry experience
  •   >Management of developers and development activity
  •   >   development knowledge of Salesforce/ AjAX/ JAVA/ Dot Net
  •   > deep understanding of the SDLC  and QA test   cycles in development
  •   >   TOGAF/ PMBOK/ Prince2/ 6SIGMA/ continuous improvement/ ISO9000 etc  and/ or any other formal business analyst /architectural / project management certification
  •   > have the know-how to arrange scrum ceremonies and
  •   >   experience with cloud software : Jira , Version One, Google docs etc
  •   >prior track record of project that he/ she has delivered upon
  •   >Strong leadership and managerial ability to:
  •   >>   Prepare reports/ presentations
  •   >>   Manage projects
  •   >>   Project risks
  •   >>   Project budgets
  •   >>   difficult / fluid business requirements
  •   >>   get teams to focus on the solution(s) and not the problems
  •   >>   act as a coach to lesser experienced individuals
  •   >>  scenario planning and software testing activities + recording
  •   > to display an Innovative mind-set
  •   >Notafraid to speak. Ie can act as a strongcommunicator
  •   > Can do attitude – i.e. have Facilitation and problem solving skills
  •   > Easy going and team player
  •   >   Willingness to change. Must have the self-awareness to be able to change when   situations ( business landscape) requires different solution routes
  •   >   display the need to keep up with the industry/ self-development
  •   >   influence teams and ensure that proper analysis/ documentation and solution development processes are adopted and followed
  •   > Not to be afraid to speak up. And help to remove project impediments that teams may have
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