Business Analyst Team Lead (Merchandise and Planning)

Cape Town
Posted 2 years ago

The Business Analyst Team Lead is responsible for leading and coaching a team of Business Analysts, to maximise productivity and increase business delivery within the Business Analysis space. This includes the fostering of cross-discipline relationships to constantly review and improve on ways of work.  We offer a hybrid work model.


Job Objectives


  • Information Seeking & Analysis Align closely with business and delivery stakeholders around strategic roadmaps.
  • Leadership, Facilitation & Influencing Collaborating with stakeholders (within IT and Business) to identify and consider opportunities for improvement and efficiency.
  • Communication, Building & Maintaining Relationships Assist with identification of resources to be allocated to work requests based on specific knowledge areas or skills Foster a partnership between business stakeholders, delivery teams, architecture and the rest of the BA community;
  • Organising, multitasking & time management Strong commitment to organisational objectives and ensuring high quality delivery on work.
  • Knowledge and Application Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration across the organisation, acting as a visible role-model of these values and behaviours.



  • Degree with 5 to 8 years related experience.
  • Advanced BA certification, CBAP, AAC or similar
  • Facilitation or Coaching qualification / experience



  • SAP Merchandise Planning and Sourcing (SAP Master Data, Pricing, Promotions)
  • Previous experience in leading a team including recruitment, resource allocation and people development
  • Experience working within all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Business Process Management experience


Knowledge and Skills 

  • Facilitation or Coaching qualification / experience
  • Business understanding of the broader retail industry
  • SAP experience
  • Aris experience
  • Very strong BA background.
  • SAP Merchandise Planning and Sourcing with hands on experience in the business processes in:
  • Master Data (Articles, Listing, Sites, Vendors, Customers),
  • Pricing (Retail and Purchase Prices)
  • Promotions
  • Imports & Exports (Tariffing, Compliance, Trade Preference, Cost Conditions)
  • Conditions Contracts & Rebates


Deadline for applications is 2022/09/30

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology, Supply Chain

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