Job Title

Project Analyst

Western Cape
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R34000 - R44000 Per Month
Sector: VAS
Posted: 9 January 2024

Job Details

A leading micro-payment processing service aggregator is looking for a Project Analyst to assist in delivering various strategic projects in their Business Development divisions. Once allocated a project, the Project Analyst is required to support with the developing of a business case, or project plan, and then analytics supporting the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of that project.

This is a dynamic department that is solving problems and delivering value at all times – always on the lookout on how to be more effective, entrepreneurial, and excellent!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Contributing to project planning, budgeting, and overall strategy.
  • Conducting and presenting a feasibility analysis for proposed projects.
  • Verify data and information and analyze it to suit the direction of a project – this is a key requirement.
  • Establishing key performance indicators, goals and requirements for a project.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the overall project.
  • Analyzing project data and producing insights to optimize performance.
  • Identifying problems and shortfalls and proposing solutions.
  • Providing operational support such as liaising with stakeholders, tracking timelines, etc.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and maintaining project documentation and reports.
  • Maintain project timeframes, objectives, and communications.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the legislation and current trends applicable to each project

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Tertiary qualification – Business, Finance, or Computer Science.
  • 3 – 5 years minimum experience of which 2-3 years prior experience as a Project or Data
  • Analyst, preferably in a FinTech environment.
  • Strong understanding of data analysis and project management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Research and reporting skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with project management software or tools (Asana, Confluence, etc.)

Behavioural Competencies: 

  • Curious
  • Self-starter.
  • Confident
  • Diligent 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Problem solver.