Stellenbosch, WC (for the first 6 months) thereafter Nelspruit, Hoedspruit or Letsitele Area – Limpopo: Our client is looking for a Business Analyst to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or another related field.
  • Experience in agricultural sector is advantageous.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and project management skills.


  • Loyalty: Willingness to work outside of job description.
  • Resilience: Recovering from setbacks.
  • Integrity: Timekeeping, honesty, cost management.
  • Innovation: Initiative, solution-driven, efficiency.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Relations with other employees.
  • Overall Impression: Acceptance of authority, organized.


  • Requirement Analysis
    • Gather, analyse, and document business requirements from stakeholders.
    • Investigate and analyse production methods to drive efficiency, reduce cost, and eliminate waste. Use data to improve communication and streamline processes.
    • Review and document best practices, codify them into manuals and SOPs.
  • Process Mapping
    • Create detailed business process maps and workflows, focusing on optimizing business processes related to farms and nurseries.
    • Identify key data that drives decisions and success.
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Engage with stakeholders at all levels, especially technical and operational management, to ensure their needs are addressed and to manage expectations.
    • Work actively to enhance Farm and Nursery “best practice manuals” and improve communication.
  • Scope projects aligned with CI agenda, communicate requirements to the software team/user support manager, and provide feedback to the software team.
  • Data Analysis
    • Analyse business data to identify trends, inefficiencies, and opportunities in areas like scouting analysis, spray, irrigation improvements, and harvest tracking.
    • Capture and clearly communicate user requirements for BI and support the software team for efficient data analysis.
  • Solution Design
    • Collaborate with the software team, operations, and technical teams to design solutions that address business needs in the agricultural sector.
    • Explore low-code solutions and provide feedback on software development.
    • Evaluate existing third-party software that can address business’ needs.
  • Project Management
    • Oversee agricultural projects from inception to completion, ensuring they are delivered within planned time frames.
    • Focus on areas like irrigation solutions, fertigation tracking, productivity measures, stock management solutions, fuel tracking, crop manipulation efficiencies and accreditation reports.
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Identify opportunities for process and system improvements in the agricultural space. Initiatives that lead to operational excellence and increased profitability.
  • Training and Support
  • Provide training and support to users on new systems or processes, handling onboarding and implementation processes.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001720&preview=b12fff6d01d9112091ca592c8af742fc