Business Consultant: Business Change - (PERMANENT)
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
  • Project Management Connection
Job Description

Duties :

  • Responsible for systems process analysis, design and simulation.
  • Conducts mapping sessions with business units to facilitate process enhancement and change in terms of business strategies.
  • Has good understanding of organisation's business systems.
  • Focus is on process analysis and re-engineering, with an understanding of business and technical problems and solutions as they relate to the current and future business environments.
  • Facilitates quality improvement interventions and makes recommendations.
  • Ensures communication with all stakeholders in respect of changes to business systems and processes.

Requirements : Job purpose :

Job purpose :

The Client has an internal consultancy business, Business Change, within the Business Solutions team that supports the business with Strategic Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions.

The function is responsible for assisting the various business divisions through all stages of the process which include identifying the necessary initiatives, conceptual designs, target operating models and business cases to help achieve the strategic goals.

The business consultant drives the conceptual phases in the process and ensures that initiatives deliver on business cases.

Key outcomes :

The following will be expected from the Business Consultant :

  • Analyse the business growth strategy and identify suitable initiatives and solutions to align and realise the strategic intent
  • Drive innovation initiatives and investigations to find suitable alternatives to business challenges

Develop conceptual solutions and alternatives for solving key business problems. This typically covers areas such as :

  • Understanding key business drivers and KPI’s
  • Strategies to realise desired outcomes
  • Target operating model and capability requirements
  • Staff and budget impacts
  • Alignment with Retail Affluent & the Group’s strategy and business architecture
  • Assist in developing Business Cases and Benefit Realisation Plans where required
  • Continuous engagement and collaboration across all parties affected by the project, merger or acquisition.
  • Change management support
  • Support in the preparation and implementation of strategic initiatives

Competencies :

  • Attention to detail
  • Strategic mindset
  • Persuades
  • Plans & Aligns
  • Decision Quality
  • Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
  • Customer focus - Contributing through others
  • Drives results - Contributing through others
  • Collaborates - Contributing through others
  • Being resilient - Contributing through others

Attributes :

  • Honesty, Integrity and Respect
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Organisational savvy - Contributing through others
  • Manages complexity - Contributing through others
  • Business insight - Contributing through others
  • Optimises work processes - Contributing through others

Knowledge and Skills :

  • Systems process analysis
  • Business requirements
  • Business process mapping
  • IT governance, compliance and quality improvements
  • Technologies

Qualification and Experience :

  • Degree or diploma, preferably business or IT related and the required Certification with 8 to 10 years related experience.
  • Business Analysis qualification or equivalent will be to the candidate’s advantage
  • Experience in Financial Services will be to the candidate’s advantage
  • Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions will be to the candidate’s advantage

Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from the agency within 2 weeks.

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