Britam Jobs: Digital Projects Analyst

Position: Digital Projects Analyst

Organization: Britam Life Assurance Company (K) Limited

Primary Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: 17th January 2021

Job Summary

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:

  • 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
  • Develop and execute project management plans for the above projects
  • Conduct workshops with all BU Departments to ensure BU approval of all requirements specifications & use case material is achieved.
  • Verify & approve all design solutions and test cases to ensure the business requirements have been met.
  • Deliver improvements to the Business through standardising Requirement Specifications, Use Cases, Test Cases and synergy identification documents.
  • Consolidate and harmonise business requirements for developments resulting in cross development synergies
  • Provide Business Case input through financial details, prioritisation and representing Operating Companies’ needs gathered via high-level workshops.
  • Support and comply with all IT Processes and deliverables.
  • 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

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

 How to Apply

Application should be done by 17th January 2021 through the link below

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