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Systems Analyst

Maidstone, Kent
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
We have a new position with a well known and highly respected Fresh Produce company
This role will see you joining the companies System team supporting the wider business in improving the way we work, and meeting new challenges that present themselves as our clients company continues to be an industry leading grower cooperative and marketing organisation.
The successful candidate will enjoy problem solving, working with a broad range of stakeholders and making positive business-wide improvements. You will be able to deploy analytical and technical skills in a range of contexts, supporting current workflows and being
an agent of change for future states.
Working in the Systems team enabling the company to implement and support its main business ERP and supporting applications
Working with 3rd party development and project teams to develop and implement applications into the companies user base
Change and project management using Agile methods, promoting continuous improvement within the business
Enabling the company to react to business change and challenges in a coordinated and efficient manner
Key Activities
To enable users to be able carry out their duties using our core ERP system and supporting applications
Provide link between the business and external support and development teams
Identify system/workflow changes to optimise business processes and anticipating impact of change
Ensure developments on core business systems are tested and implemented appropriately
Implement new workflows and processes across all business functions
Utilise toolsets (ie ERP workspaces or data transformation tools) to produce application interfaces for users
Provide second-line support for support queries; getting to the root causes of issues and providing providing solutions and ways forward for improved future results
Occasional out-of-hours support (approx. 1 week in 12) and managing upgrades and period-ends (once or twice a year)
Experience and Competencies
Personal Profile
* Excellent communicator and good documentation skills
* Calm
* Autodidactic
* Intelligent
* Creative thinker with strong problem solving skills
* Logical and systematic
* Ability to interact with any level of staff with confidence and clarity
* Results driven
* Change management skills
* Willingness to work occasional unsocial hours
Professional Profile
* 3+ years of experience in System or Business Analysis or similar
* Worked with ERP or integrated systems
* Successful implementation of new processes and applications into wider business
* Quickly assimilates new knowledge, and comfortable using SQL to analyse user and system behaviour, highlighting problems and providing solutions
Must have
* SQL querying. Intermediate TSQL (sub-queries, CTEs, database fundamentals such as indexes)
* Business analyst skills (requirements gathering, process mapping & spec writing)
* Prophet ERP ideal, but any ERP or integrated system (WMS, MRP, etc.)
* Business Objects/Crystal Reports
Will be taught
* Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)
* Agile methodologies
Key Relationships
Reports to: Business Systems Manager
Cooperates with: Systems & IT teams, Department Champions and other ERP and
business users
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  • Job Reference: 318652300-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Fmk consulting
    Fmk consulting
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent