Friday, 15 January 2016

Business Analysts at Wakanow.com Limited

Wakanow.com is Nigeria’s leading online travel company that provides customers with everything they need to research, plan and purchase a trip locally and globally.

Wakanow.com offers travelers the cheapest available fares for flights, hotel reservations, airport pickups, visa assistance, vacation packages and many other travel services from a broad selection of partners.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Business Analyst

Location:
 Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are sourcing for a skilled Business Analyst to assist us with our ongoing system revamp. 
  • The role is highly functional and encompasses all of the requirements for developing, supporting and maintaining our internal and external applications within a fully agile team.
  • Due to the nature of our industry and our current positioning, the amount of data processed is extremely high and as a result our systems have a complex back end and require individuals with an analytical bent of mind, good eye for detail, proactive attitude and a solid commercial experience helping develop enterprise applications.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward thinking organization which is proud of its strong technical background.
  • You must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to be able to effectively work as part of a team.
  • You must have enthusiasm to use technology to solve real world problems and demonstrate willingness to learn and apply new skills.
  • Good communication skills are a must as there may be a requirement to interact with both technical and non-technical customers and the ability to think laterally and provide innovative solutions is therefore of equal importance.
Skills (Must have):
  • Identify and document As-Is and To-Be scenarios
  • Conduct Gap Analysis
  • Propose and negotiate multiple solutions based on ease of implementation and business priority
  • Define scope and get signoffs from relevant stakeholders
  • Conduct cross functional meetings to gather, analyse and refine requirements
  • Document use cases/ user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Own and groom Product Backlog
  • Test case preparation
  • Act as SPoC (bridge) representing Business to Development team
  • Verification of solution
  • Support after solution delivery
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports and recommending actions
  • Write and maintaining user documentation and training users
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Understanding of Agile Scrum
Requirements
  • Professional BA Related Tools Certifications (preferably in Microsoft Technology)
  • Professional Membership of relevant professional organizations such as IIBA
  • Desired years of experience: 8 -14 years
  • Educational qualification (Must have): Bachelors in Technology field
  • Educational qualification (Nice to have): Masters in Technology field
Application closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online