Business Analyst

Software Engineering · Kano/Abuja, Nigeria
Department Software Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time National Employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

Who we are

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.


We leverage our staff and department expertise across five programmatic areas: 

  • Health Delivery Systems
  • Public Health Emergency Management Systems
  • Disease Surveillance Systems
  • Laboratory & Diagnostic Systems
  • Nutrition & Food Security Systems


In each of these programmatic areas, we partner with governments, communities, nonprofits and other stakeholders to generate holistic solutions, because we believe that every community deserves access to the types of tools that can enable them to lead healthier lives.


Purpose of the position 

The Coordinator, Business Analysis is responsible for the requirements analysis and documentation, specification, development cycle and execution of a variety of software projects. S/he manages the sprint and release process and communicates all changes to relevant stakeholders.


What you’ll do  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:


  • Discovers, documents, and prioritizes client needs and requirements
  • Support Information Systems Manager in developing specifications, timelines and budget.
  • Manages prioritization in close coordination with the programmes and engineering teams
  • Decides upon release date(s) and content (Release Planning)
  • Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other project-related meetings
  • Support Information Systems Manager in establishing software development processes with the local development team
  • Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project's progress. 
  • Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Manages different stakeholder expectations and works with key stakeholders to define scope, timescales, budget, quality, handover criteria.
  • Understanding business process management and business requirements of the customers and translating them to specific software requirements
  • Document Business and System processes using UML notation and Case tool like Enterprise Architect.
  • Making sure that the recommended solution has a competitive edge.
  • Understanding the technical designs as well as the specifications.
  • Effectively communicating with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements like  GUI, screen and interface designs.
  • Acting as an interface between program units, technology teams and support teams
  • Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design documentation.
  • Work with technical writers to ensure quality internal and external client-oriented documentation
  • Provide end-to-end solution and design details
  • Demos product functionalities for customers and senior leadership.


Who you are 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.


  • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Business Management, Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field. A postgraduate degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on product or project management experience with software products and solutions
  • Desirable: UML, SCRUM, MICROSOFT Technologies
  • Demonstrated experience to gather user requirements from a number of sources and build product requirements.  Ability to identify product improvements that meet organizational and client needs.
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for succinctly presenting thoughts and ideas to senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in French will be an added advantage.
  • Organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or    government regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. English is the spoken and written language
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executive and senior managers, employees, the general public and clients/partners
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively
  • Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment


Certifications and Licenses

  • A project Management (PMI) certification is preferred
  • AgilePM, Kaban and PMI


Supervisory Responsibilities:  

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.


Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment. 

Above all

We believe strongly in our mission and values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.


IMPACT & QUALITY: 

We push ourselves to maintain high standards ensuring that we produce the most meaningful results in everything we do, no matter how big or small.

INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING:

We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We take smart risks and foster an environment where creativity and innovation thrive.

INTEGRITY:

We are honest and truthful in our work. We always do what is right, even when it is not easy. We put our values into practice and hold each other accountable.


Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.




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  • Location
    Kano/Abuja, Nigeria
  • Department
    Software Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time National Employee
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced