Business Analyst – Lagos – Smart Partners Consulting Limited

Job Role
Work with business leaders to identify and frame their IT needs and translate Business requirements into IT Projects, assist the Business in the Creation of Business Cases and Cost-Benefit Analysis and work with Project Managers to ensure that Projects are delivered on-time, on-Budget and Within Scope

Managing project governance responsibilities (In-country & Center)
Support the preparation and review of Business cases
Assist the business with the gathering of Functional and Non-Functional Requirements for key IT projects and enhancements
Support the delivery of technology projects on time, cost and scope
Support a strong, cohesive partnership with all stakeholders through frequent communication and dialogue to ensure a smooth relationship and keep a good pulse on their IT experience.
Creating Status Reports for Delivery to Business and IT Executives
Management of Project Governance shared folder
Ensures adherence to defined IT Project Governance policies
Manage project documentation and ensuring objectives set out are achieved preventing scope creep
Prioritization and efficient time management
Ensure strict compliance to IT ‘s Standard Operating Processes
Any other duties as may be assigned by Department Head & Team Leader
Key Performance Measures
Project stakeholders satisfaction levels
Number of projects/WR delivered successfully without complaints
Compliance to IT Project Governance, Process and Function
Compliance level to project governance
Feedback from In-country and Center to include IT Steering Committee
Number and value of sanctions received as a result of non-compliance to IT policies
Zero Audit exceptions
Internal customer satisfaction level with IT support
No of Projects delivered on time, scope, within budget
Other KPIs identified by Head of Project Management Office
Skills and Competence Requirements
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations
Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies; flexibility to handle pressure coming from all directions simultaneously
Strong team-orientated interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interface with a wide variety of people at all levels
Self-motivated and able to work under little supervision
Good communication skills.
Ability to interact with users at all levels.
Must be service orientated
Good communication skills
Pay attention to details
Result oriented
People management skills

Preferably certified in CBAP, Prince 2 Foundation, Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or other project management qualifications.

Manage project schedule and resource management
Project financial management
Team player
Stakeholder management
Review project and business requirements and advice business
Support during project rollouts and work request changes.
Set and ensure adherence to procedures with regards to application configuration and deployment

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified Candidates should send detailed CV’s to: indicating role on email subject.

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