Business Systems Manager - Manchester - £35-45K Benefits

Larson Resource Group Limited
United Kingdom
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Systems Manager - Manchester - £35-45K + Benefits

Are you an experienced Systems Analyst looking for a new challenge?

Can you ensure Business Systems are fit for purpose through analysis and configuration?

The Role

The Larson Group is currently recruiting a Business Systems Manager for a leading logistics and distribution organisation based in Manchester. The Business Systems Manager role is responsible for understanding Business needs (either new or changing) and leading the process to gather requirements, identify and/or design new solutions, and ultimately oversee the final implementation including training and testing.


Software Modifications and configuration

  • New systems functionality
  • Gathering and agreeing requirements with business stakeholders/ third parties
  • Assessing other business impacts and un-intended impacts of change
  • Liaison with software providers to agree solution based on business requirements and answer any software design questions
  • Managing stakeholders and software providers to agree compromises if required

Application Testing

  • Designing scenarios for the testing of new system functionality
  • Responsible for carrying out designed tests
  • Responsible for discussing and reporting any faults with systems providers and retesting as required
  • Responsible for arranging, facilitating and UAT (User acceptance testing) for new functionality


  • Support of Training function for specialised areas as required
  • Reporting
  • Creation of new and amendments where required of related reports.
  • An element of change/ Project Management
  • Producing change documentation of any change to live system focussing on risk, business impact and provision of rollback method

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong experience of managing multiple business critical systems (ERP, WMS, Logistics, workflow, ticketing systems, order systems etc)
  • Strong experience of requirements gathering
  • Strong experience of business systems configuration and deployment
  • Strong SQL skills for creating views, queries and reports
  • Data transformation
  • Ability to plan and schedule work to meet business timescales and deadlines
  • Experience of improvement projects using a business-critical system
  • Some experience of systems development
  • Experience of systems testing
  • Knowledge of the logistics / distribution industry would be highly beneficial
  • Skills in developing and improving business process
  • Demonstrable Business Analysis and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Logical thinking with sound problem solving skills

Key Words: IT Business Analyst/ Systems Analyst/ Business Systems Analyst/ System Configuration/ Business Systems Developer/ WMS Analyst/ ERP Analyst/ IT

Business Systems Manager - Manchester - £35-45K + Benefits

Larson Resource Group Limited is registered in England & Wales with a company number 06110626. Registered office address is Windsor House Cornwall Road Harrogate HG1 2PW. Our VAT number is . Larson Resource Group Limited trades as an Employment Agency when placing permanent candidates and as an Employment Business when placing Contractors (under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment and Business Regulations 2003) In accordance with these regulations you should have received a copy of our Client Terms of Business. If you have not received a copy please contact a member of staff immediately. All discounted rates quoted are only valid providing all other terms are met in accordance with our standard Client Terms of Business. For more information on Larson Resource Group please review our website