Oracle Applications Analyst (SCM)

Recruiter
Talenterprize
Location
Manchester
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Sr. Oracle Functional Analyst – Supply Chain Management acts as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. Understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. Interprets and transforms information based on business requirements and provides the data for delivery. Conducts detailed research of vendor products and assists with general project management.

Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning
• Work with management to generate quarterly work plans.
• Recommend improvements for the business analysis process.
• Provide recommendation to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group.
• Research tools to identify those that can best help serve the needs of clients.

Acquisition & Deployment
• Gather requirements, create design documents, and perform impact analysis for application changes.
• Manage Projects and Implementations, plan and organize tasks, reports progress, manages consultants for implementations.

Operational Management
• Develop solutions to leverage Oracle applications functionality for the Financials and Treasury areas and suggest process improvements.
• Lead user sessions for requirement and testing.
• Guides technical team in the development reports, conversions, interfaces and extensions for Oracle Applications.
• Understand and modify Application Configuration as required (includes system setups, flex-fields, workflow builder, custom library, profile options etc.).
• Assist users with problems and resolves issues independently.
• Create test plans, test cases, test scripts and performs functional testing.
• Create and maintain system documentation.
• Work with existing systems to track and manage requests and issues.
• Provide business reports to management and clients

Incidental Functions
• Attend management meetings on behalf of team.
• Assist with projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
• Provide training and documentation for supported applications.
• Participate in hiring activities and ensure compliance with labor regulations.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification
• Bachelor degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience
• Experience in multiple IT related positions of increasing responsibility
• Oracle Applications functional experience with one or more Manufacturing, Distribution or Planning modules like INV, Costing, OPM, PO, OM, Shipping, Pricing, WMS, ASCP ,Demantra
• Expertise with configuration and setups for Oracle Supply Chain modules.

• Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organizational skills and problem solving skills.
• 3+ years experience in lead support of software applications.
• Working knowledge of software development and support methodologies.
• Demonstrated skill in preparation and maintenance of implementation documents.
• Knowledge and familiarity in underlying Oracle ERP applications database architecture, as well as Oracle database and development tools (PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Forms, Reports).
• Understand various essential business functions of an organization.
• Effective communicator in one or more European Languages.
• Conversational English required.

Personal Attributes
• Strong written and oral communications skills.
• Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
• Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organization skills and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
• Willingness and ability to train and teach others.
• Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, and to lead and influence cross-organizationally with and without direct authority.
• Ability to effectively move forward on tasks even with ambiguous or changing requirements.

Physical Activities/Capabilities/Work Environment

• May occasionally travel (domestic and international)
• Work outside the standard office hour work day may be required

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