Fresher Jobs – IT Business Analyst at Dfcu Bank

Organisation: Dfcu Bank
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Lead Systems Architect
About Dfcu:
Dfcu bank is a fast growing
commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU
Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the
United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The IT Business Analyst will support the Bank
through the conversion of processes and business requirements into functional
specifications used for implementation and guide the team in charge of
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify,
    assess, and document business requirements, recommending business
    priorities, and advising business on options, risks, and costs.
  • Carry
    out research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently
    exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new
    solutions are feasible.
  • Routinely
    analyse impact of proposed solution across the business, develop use
    cases, functional specification and source to target mappings to
    explain/demonstrate business requirements/specifications to IT team, and
    contribute a business or process perspective during design reviews.
  • Support
    the Testing Team by ensuring requirements documentation can be easily
    translated into test plans, and ensure that the proper testing plans have
    been completed – this will, at times, include creating the test plans for
    the project.
  • Actively
    facilitate implementation of new functionality through training sessions,
    demos, and the development of appropriate documentation.
  • Provide
    and/or create relevant test scenarios for the testing team. Work with test
    team to develop system integration test scripts and execute testing – all
    to ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations.
  • Support
    teams to ensure requirements are translated to test plans and implement
    new functionalities by running training sessions, demos and documentation
  • Actively
    participate in Incident Management, Root Cause Analysis and High Risk reviews.
  • Participate
    in Testing, Implementation Planning and Execution of complex applications.
  • Translate
    business requirements into IT application
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Lead Systems Architect.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a University degree in the fields
    of Information Technology, Business or Finance.
  • Possess
    the ability to perform information management assessments (review of
    needs, data quality, data security, etc.) and create detailed strategy and
    roadmaps surrounding data warehousing, integration, and/or analytics.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of database design and implementation
    techniques on MS SQL Server or Oracle required.
  • Excellent
    analytical, organizational and core project management skills and
    attention to detail.
  • Strong
    interpersonal, communication skills and ability to consistently work under
  • Strong
    sense of responsibility, commitment and drive to consistently lead high
    quality standards of work.
  • Excellent
    communication and writing skills in English
How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to
join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send
their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of
relevant professional/academic certificates to:
NB: Therefore, if you do not hear from us by Friday,
10th July 2015, consider your application unsuccessful
Deadline: Friday, 26th
June 2015
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