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IT Business Analyst - Demand Planning

IT Business Analyst - Demand Planning

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

Location: Panama City, Panama

Start Date: Q1, 2020

Function Group: I/5

Stream Unit: Supply Chain & Procurement

Deadline for Applications: January 24th, 2020.

Position Summary

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

 

To strengthen our IT Regional Supply Chain Site in Panama, we are looking for a Business Analyst to complete our Supply Chain Demand & Supply Planning - Department.

 

Under the supervision and guidance of your primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Group Manager based in Vevey and Barcelona, you will be responsible for one or several products within a product group and you will be responsible to support the Product Manager to deploy, improve and sustain the Demand Planning applications. You will be accountable to partner with the business to understand, translate and consolidate business requirements, defining the MPV and validating the deployment, supporting its deployment and collecting feedback for the product backlog/roadmap. 

 

A day in the life of...
  • Support the Product Manager and Business Relationship Manager in the development of the strategy through incremental improvement of the product
  • Design business scenarios and use cases for the product mix, including product introduction, specification and the change management required to maximize its adoption/value
  • Work with IS/IT Product Managers to define the minimum viable product (MVP) that satisfies the business need
  • Partner with business and IS/IT to analyse, translate, and document their requirements, pain points or opportunities into IS/IT product backlog.
  • Identify gaps in existing functionalities, options for improvement and opportunities for process automation
  • Analyse and document process flows, write development specifications and test developments
  • Document training materials for the product
  • Deliver training to the end users and support teams
  • Deployment of product solutions and projects to markets
  • Support the analysis and resolution of issues with our sustain 3rd party provider
What will make you successful
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information systems, Engineering and other related discipline, M.B.A. degree would be a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant experience of business analysis in a relevant functional area
  • Experience in working in Projects, Improvement and Sustain activities within Supply Chain.
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English and Spanish. Portuguese would be a plus.
  • Experience working in an Agile/DevOps environment using design thinking methodology
  • Knowledge of SAP APO mainly Demand Planning Process. Also, SAP ECC, SAP Core Interface. S/4 HANNA is a plus
  • Basic Statistical knowledge and its usage in SAS application  
  • Knowledge in Integrated Business Planning process, integration of Demand Planning with Commercial and Finance areas

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Location: Panama City, Panama

Start Date: Q1, 2020

Function Group: I/5

Stream Unit: Supply Chain & Procurement

Deadline for Applications: January 24th, 2020.

Position Summary

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

 

To strengthen our IT Regional Supply Chain Site in Panama, we are looking for a Business Analyst to complete our Supply Chain Demand & Supply Planning - Department.

 

Under the supervision and guidance of your primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Group Manager based in Vevey and Barcelona, you will be responsible for one or several products within a product group and you will be responsible to support the Product Manager to deploy, improve and sustain the Demand Planning applications. You will be accountable to partner with the business to understand, translate and consolidate business requirements, defining the MPV and validating the deployment, supporting its deployment and collecting feedback for the product backlog/roadmap. 

 

A day in the life of...
  • Support the Product Manager and Business Relationship Manager in the development of the strategy through incremental improvement of the product
  • Design business scenarios and use cases for the product mix, including product introduction, specification and the change management required to maximize its adoption/value
  • Work with IS/IT Product Managers to define the minimum viable product (MVP) that satisfies the business need
  • Partner with business and IS/IT to analyse, translate, and document their requirements, pain points or opportunities into IS/IT product backlog.
  • Identify gaps in existing functionalities, options for improvement and opportunities for process automation
  • Analyse and document process flows, write development specifications and test developments
  • Document training materials for the product
  • Deliver training to the end users and support teams
  • Deployment of product solutions and projects to markets
  • Support the analysis and resolution of issues with our sustain 3rd party provider
What will make you successful
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information systems, Engineering and other related discipline, M.B.A. degree would be a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant experience of business analysis in a relevant functional area
  • Experience in working in Projects, Improvement and Sustain activities within Supply Chain.
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English and Spanish. Portuguese would be a plus.
  • Experience working in an Agile/DevOps environment using design thinking methodology
  • Knowledge of SAP APO mainly Demand Planning Process. Also, SAP ECC, SAP Core Interface. S/4 HANNA is a plus
  • Basic Statistical knowledge and its usage in SAS application  
  • Knowledge in Integrated Business Planning process, integration of Demand Planning with Commercial and Finance areas

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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