Benefits Analyst – Selby

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified


The purpose of the EPMO Benefits Analyst role is to analyse, profile, manage, and track Project/Programme benefits of projects managed by the EPMO.
This role will assist with the embedment of the EPMO Benefits Realisation processes ensuring sustainability and strategic alignment for stakeholders within the organisation and for the industry.
Provide guidance and input on benefits articulation, planning, and tracking as identified in Project /Programme business cases. Administer benefits-related documentation and tracking using the relevant EPMO Project Management System.

You will engage with the following stakeholders:

EPMO Lead Benefits and Change Navigation
EPMO Manco
Industry Stakeholders (PASA, BASA, external Vendors)

Your key responsibilities include:
Benefits Profile

Define methods and techniques to quantify benefits.
Define both financial and non-financial benefits.
Historical data needs to be used.
Calculating method for the benefit needs
Benefit needs to be signed off by the Business Owner
Data used must be relevant and fit for purpose for the benefits calculation.
Timing of when the benefits will be accrued must be agreed.

Benefits Management Plan

Baseline the current benefit metrics that will be used.
Identify who will be accountable for driving the changes that relate to the benefits.
Ensure benefits are signed off by the Business Owner
Agree on how and when monitoring will take place and who will be responsible to see whether the benefits are being accrued.
Identify who will provide this data and where it will be obtained from
Agree on who will report back and when reporting will take place.
Understand if benefits aren’t being accrued, what the escalation path is, and plan to resolve any blockages.
How the transition will be managed and essentially the approach to co-ordinating output delivery with organisational change activities, so the preferred Change Navigation Approach.
Confirm if a budget is required for achieving benefits.

Benefits Tracking and Realisation

Ensure Benefits tracking is done by the EPMO and/or business on an agreed frequency (weekly/monthly/annually) and is reported back to senior leadership.
Conduct Benefits Reviews and make visible what is and is not being achieved and facilitate conversation to understand barriers to achieving benefits.
Be clear on the benefits handover process during the project handover to the business to form part of the business-as-usual activity.


Bachelor degree
Required computer literacy levels in the MS Office suite


2-4 years Business/Benefits Analysis experience (in an EPMO will be an advantage)
Experience in Payments and Banking industry will be an advantage.
Experience in facilitating meetings and consultations with internal and external stakeholders at various levels.