IT Business Solution Analyst

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Bamburi Cement

ABOUT BAMBURI CEMENT PLC

Bamburi Cement PLC, a member of the Holcim Group and a prominent industry leader, specializes in clinker, cement, and concrete production in Eastern Africa. We are committed to providing innovative and sustainable building solutions. Our Building for Growth Strategy is built on four pillars: Growth, Performance, People, and Sustainability. With a dedicated team passionate about progress for people and the planet, Bamburi Cement is driving smarter infrastructure and elevating living standards in the region. As we strive to become a net-zero company, our success is rooted in our people and communities.

OUR PEOPLE

At Bamburi Cement, our diverse and talented teams are driven by a pioneering spirit and a passion for finding better ways to build. We foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, working as trusted partners to deliver superior solutions and experiences for our customers, communities, colleagues, and shareholders.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As an IT Business Solution Analyst at Bamburi Cement, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of IT products and services. You will analyze data to inform business decisions and develop technological solutions that provide a competitive edge.

ABOUT YOU

We are seeking a strategic thinker with strong leadership and people management capabilities. As an analytical thinker, you possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as exceptional decision-making abilities. Your integrity, interpersonal skills, and networking capabilities enable you to collaborate effectively with multiple stakeholder groups.

Nairobi, Bamburi Cement Plc Information Technology Department

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Proactively engage with the business community to understand function operations and identify areas for process improvements.
  2. Document, analyze, and propose innovative solutions for business requirements, aligning them with best practices and internal controls.
  3. Collaborate with the business community to innovate new technologies that address business challenges and provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  4. Act as a key representative for ICT, providing advice and being the first point of contact for industrial, finance, human resources, commercial, and supply chain business process-related issues.
  5. Work with Group IT Senior Business Analysts to identify and prescribe workable solutions for business challenges.
  6. Validate that documented process flows are respected and continuously suggest improvements in collaboration with Business Process Owners.
  7. Perform robust solution testing and deployment using a three-tier approach: Development, Quality, and Production.
  8. Ensure that all user requests are duly approved and undergo the internal audit-approved change management process. Document and preserve changes for audit purposes.
  9. Identify training requirements and users in need of training. Provide training and assistance to users and promote retraining as needed.
  10. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the different business process realities at various sites. Recommend and plan solutions within standard practices.
  11. Ensure uniformity, accuracy, stewardship, semantic consistency, and accountability of shared master data assets.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Graduate in Information Technology or relevant discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in business systems process design and application development.
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows Server, Oracle RDBMS, and SQL development.
  • Sound experience in SAP FI/SD/MM and/or relevant qualifications.
  • Proficient programming skills in HTML, SQL, Java, ABAP, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Business Intelligence and Analytics Tools, with expertise in QlikSense considered an advantage.
  • Certification in Project Management methodology.

FURTHER DETAILS

  • Date of posting: 26th June 2023
  • Closing date: 31st July 2023
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Reporting to: Country Head of IT
  • Employment type: Permanent and Pensionable
  • Travel: 30%

Please send your Application Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae, including the names of three referees who can provide a confidential assessment of your capabilities, to career.applications.bamburi@lafargeholcim.com by 31st July 2023. Kindly quote the position in the email subject line.

Bamburi Cement Plc is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to career.applications.bamburi@lafargeholcim.com


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