Business Analyst – Supply Chain Management Job Placement – Zoe Recruitment

Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range: UGX 3,000,000 /=
About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute
to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to
business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then
forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic
growth. Zoe would like to recruit for a valuable client, a coffee business with
an international franchise.
Job Summary: The Business
Analyst – Supply Chain Management will support Sucafina East African companies
through business process mapping, design and standardization. The incumbent
will document current end-to-end business processes in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,
Kenya & Tanzania. Provide analysis and comparison between companies. Map
performance against industry ‘best practices’. Gather future business
requirements in conjunction with profit centre managers and heads of
departments. Provide Supply Chain Management expertise to design business
processes and future IT business solutions in integration with origination
processes, primary processing, exports, sales, costing and financial
functionalities. Assist the organization in becoming more process-driven and
lean.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Gathering, analyzing and documenting
    business processes and business requirements based on current and future
    state practices
  • Conducting validation sessions with heads
    of departments and subject matter experts to ensure requirements are
    appropriately captured
  • Acquiring approval for business
    requirement documents
  • Identifying and addressing issues and gaps
    in future business requirements
  • Facilitating business process design and
    driving process improvements with subject matter experts
  • Driving standardization and process and
    solution commonality across multiple Profit Centres
  • Assisting in defining project schedule by
    providing accurate task duration estimates
  • Providing expertise and best practices in
    Supply Chain Management
  • Communicating between business and future
    project technical resources to ensure that business requirements are
    interpreted correctly into system requirements
  • Being a change agent in the organization



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a relevant degree
    level qualification
  • Six sigma certification
  • Skilled in negotiating, decision making
    and conflict resolution processes within a large group and multi-cultural
    environment
  • Deep knowledge of business analysis
    modeling techniques and methods
  • Expert in process mapping, documentation,
    analysis, and redesign skills
  • Excellent meeting facilitation skills
    (including virtual meetings)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills
  • Ability to travel for a significant
    proportion of the project
  • Experience with commodity supply chain
    management
  • Understanding of purchasing and inventory
    related financial concepts
  • Understanding of software development
    lifecycle and deliverables in each of its phases
  • Previous participation in ERP or large
    systems implementations, preferably in BA role with emphasis on supply
    chain.
  • Experience of inventory, production and
    warehouse chain management
  • Experience of internal controls in supply
    chain management
  • Experience in systems implementations
  • Knowledge of agricultural commodities
    industry
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online by
clicking on the  title link below.
Deadline: 28th March
2018
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