Business Analyst: Road System Development, Ref No. TPW 12/2023
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Western Cape Government
Job Description

Job Purpose

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to perform business analysis function for transversal E-government and ICT programmes/projects for Road Systems. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-degree) or higher qualification in Information Systems and/or Engineering (B.Eng); A minimum of 6 years experience in Information Technology; A valid code B (or higher) driving licence. NB: People with disabilities that restrict driving abilities, but who have reasonable access to transport, may also apply.


Proven experience in translating business requirements into system requirements; Proven experience in compiling business and IT systems documentation; Understanding of BIM for transport and roads infrastructure; Proficiency with UI/UX software; Exceptional writing, verbal communication and presentation skills; Experience in/or exposure to design and construction of large engineering projects; Ability and willingness to travel and work remotely.

Key Performance Areas

Co-ordinate and manage the analysis of business needs, user requirements, objectives and goals for approved E-government and ICT programmes/projects within the agreed frameworks. Map business processes and audit business systems. Prepare business cases for E-government, networking and systems development programmes/projects. Perform transversal business systems analysis. Perform post implementation business systems and impact evaluation. Develop a Provincial Master System and IT Plans. Contribute to the project specifications and ensure that the appropriate tasks are performed at the appropriate level of quality. Ensure that the strategies and policies are implemented and adhered to. Ensure that the appropriate strategies and policies are in place and if/when not provide the necessary expertise to the Policy and Strategy Unit. Actively contribute expertise to the project team in all areas of business analysis. Liaising with developers to resolve system issues; Perform any ad hoc duty that may be assigned by Supervisor/Management; Preparing technical and monthly progress reports, presenting at regular progress meetings and explaining technical concepts to management and non-technical teams across the Branch; Manage the process of escalating service blockages.


Proven knowledge of the following: Business Process modeling and re-engineering; Business Systems Analysis; Business Modelling; Enterprise systems development; E-government and ICT best practices; Functional design and user requirement specifications; Business case development; Product development; Basic finance and accounting; Market segmentation and the theory of marketing Outsourcing; Applicable legislation such as the PFMA, Public Service Act and Regulations, SITA Act and Regulations, Access to Information Act, Telecommunications Act, Electronic Communications and Transactions Act etc; Process flow development, data mapping, data migration, testing, training, change management & analytics. skills in the following: Exceptional written and verbal communication; Conflict and people management; Well-developed innovative problem solving, analytical, strategic thinking and planning.


All-inclusive salary package of R 766 584 per annum (Salary Level 11)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed.


Note: Only applications submitted online at: or be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 . You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214 . Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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