Lead Analyst Programmer

Lead Analyst Programmer

Job Title: Lead Analyst Programmer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -112019-18870
Contact Name: Zico Africa
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2020 09:26

Job Description

Key Result Areas

  • Partner with the investment boutiques and professional partner teams to scope business requirements and identify where data can have the greatest impact from a BI perspective
  • Facilitate the development & implementation of multi-disciplinary cross-functional BI projects
  • Provide support to the business in respect of our existing BI capabilities
  • Effective planning and prioritising of multi-disciplinary cross-functional BI projects.
  • Assist with solution design and implement best practices from a solution development perspective.
  • Keep stakeholders informed of progress through regular, effective communication.
  • Collaborate with data owners to increase BI reporting capabilities
  • Develop against our Data Architecture reference model, Data Spectrum and Taxonomy.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to coordinate data sources, eliminate duplication, while focusing on data quality and reliability in BI models
Requirements: Skills, Qualifications and Experience required
  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Information Management and/or Business Analysis or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years’ BI development experience with a proven track record of implementation of complex projects related to information management.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in asset management or 5 years in financial services.
  • Working knowledge of financial instruments, investment processes and industry terminology.
  • Business Process Analysis & Design (preferable)
  • Project Management experience (preferable)
  • Exposure to data architecture roles (advantageous)
  • Exposure to Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence, PowerBI, C#, Team Foundation Server, CRM Dynamics, SharePoint, and Metadata Management software (advantageous)
  • Ability to manage relationships across all the Business and Functional areas
  • Ability to develop cooperative and constructive working relationships
  • Ability to handle complaints, resolve conflicts and negotiate with others
  • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Dynamic, flexible and able to work in a fluid environment
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced analytical, reasoning & numerical aptitude
  • Independent critical thinker able to make balanced and sound recommendations and decisions
  • Initiating demeanour taking prompt action to accomplish objectives by being proactive
  • High stress tolerance
  • Attention to detail
  • Ownership, responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of tasks
  • Gain commitment using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans