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ERP Business Analyst

Employer
Computer Futures
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

I'm currently looking for an ERP Business Analyst for one of my clients who are going through an ERP upgrade project and are implementing D365 F&O.

Please note - The client will not consider your application if you don't have ERP implementation experience in the FMCG/Manufacturing industry.

The key for the role is someone who is a solid BA, understands the core ERP processes around manufacturing and supply chain and can engage their business SMEs.

ERP Business Analyst
6 month contract role
£400 per day
Mainly remote with 6 days per month onsite in Northamptonshire

You'll be required to have in-depth knowledge of the business processes and the technologies surrounding ERP solutions and responsibility for developing new business models and identifying necessary process changes to streamline critical workstreams and drive efficiency.

You will support the creation of documentation of the "to-be" business processes and identify how this process can be effectively enabled through the implementation of a composable ERP strategy.

The role will identify gaps in systems and processes and perform the analysis to determine the approach to delivery both in terms of the solution and the position in the iterative delivery of the project. You'll have a product-centric mindset and be the conduit between the business process managers, the technology vendors, and the solution/platforms for the ERP delivery.

You will be responsible for:

Understanding and mapping business processes and technologies that will be implemented as part of the composable ERP project.
Identifying unarticulated business needs and coordinate between stakeholder groups to address them.
Supporting the entire life cycle of ERP solutions.
Defining and documenting the "as-is" and "to-be" core business processes and clearing defining the end-to-end business journeys.
Understanding the customer journey and translating it into the appropriate medium (i.e. user stories / FDD/TDD) that enable systems to align to the core business processes.
Aiding the business process managers in understanding trade-offs and developing consensus.
Defining set up and execute test cases.
The prototyping and co-design of innovative solutions whilst coaching business users to make use of technology and information.
Analysing the impact (good or bad) of expected outcomes on the ERP solution, in terms of people, processes and technologies to ensure business outcomes are devised and successfully achieved.
Identifying unmet business needs and coach business process managers on how to lead their own technology initiatives within their process workstreams.
Determining the information (data) requirements with which to guide data management and integration decisions.Requirements:

A proven track record as an ERP business analyst within CPG/FMCG across two or more of the following functions: Finance, Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering.
Ability to gather and translate functional and non-functional requirements.
Ability to run events that identify problems and iterate solutions to enhance the business requirements.
A track record as a business analyst on multiple ERP projects (Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O / JDE / Oracle / SAP).
An analytic ability that can work with data to identify patterns, uses judgment to form conclusions that may challenge conventional wisdom, and focuses on the crux of issues to identify high leverage intervention points and strategies.
Excellent communication with the ability to convey complex and technical business issues to diverse audiences, and projects a highly credible, polished image in presentations and communications.
Clear understanding of the full system implementation lifecycle.
Ability to understand and analyse data using technical approaches including structured query language.Please click to find out more about our Key Information Documents. Please note that the documents provided contain generic information. If we are successful in finding you an assignment, you will receive a Key Information Document which will be specific to the vendor set-up you have chosen and your placement.

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Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC(phone number removed) England and Wales
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