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Business Analyst

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2017
  • Duration: on-going
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
We are looking for a Business Analyst - Preferably with experience of Aftermarket Purchasing or Supply chain role who's key responsibities would be; ¿ Provide project support to the Project Manager ¿ Support the project within the project lifecycle, to include but not exclusive to Detailed Design, Data Migration, Training (End User ¿ Internal & External), Testing ¿ UAT, Business Readiness, Process mapping and documentation, Communication planning & execution and Reporting Design ¿ Working to tight deadlines ensuring that the project deliverables are delivered on time to the right quality ¿ Identify, track and manage issues and risks and where necessary escalate to ensure minimal impact to the strategic development and implementation of the Parts 2020 strategy ¿ Work cross functionally to ensure robust and effective processes are developed to cover the key issues which interface with key department¿s i.e. Inventory Management, Supply, Purchasing, Customer Service, Warehousing ¿ Establish positive working relationships across multiple functions both internally and externally to ensure collaborative approach in achieving desired improvement ¿ Collate information for management reports as required, assist with required project governance and coordination activities

3 Key Skills: 1) ¿ Methodical and process driven, possessing strong analytical & problem solving skills 2) ¿ Advanced IT Desktop skills including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Access plus collaborative tools (Google Docs/Drive) 3) ¿ Excellent communication skills

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A good working knowledge of key areas within the supply chain & logistics business within an Aftermarket environment ¿ Excellent knowledge of project / programme management tools and techniques. ¿ Methodical and process driven, possessing strong analytical & problem solving skills. ¿ Well organised able to demonstrate an analytical methodology and approach to work. ¿ Advanced IT Desktop skills including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Access plus collaborative tools (Google Docs/Drive) ¿ Be able to work to tight deadlines and take direction yet able to work with minimal supervision and under own Initiative. ¿ Previous experience of working on a project(s) is desirable ¿ Strong desktop skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio plus collaborative tools (Google Docs / Drive ¿ Previous experience of delivering or supporting one or more of the following activities, Data Migration, Business Process mapping, UAT, Training, Communication Planning, Business Readiness or Early L

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in a planning/procurement role within an aftermarket or manufacturing facility. ¿ Good working knowledge of Supplier collaboration approaches would be advantageous Previous project experience within a SAP based environment. "

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