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Peterborough, UK
Closing Date:
20 Nov 2019

Business Analyst - Information Systems

The Role & Key Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst – Information Systems to join our team in Peterborough. The role is to be the IS lead in partnering with the commercial stakeholders to define business requirements for new initiatives and new ventures to allow definition of Enterprise system requirements. Carrying this through to identify either suitable utilisation of existing systems or new systems selection. 

You will work alongside the IS, Divisional Management and Group Business Development teams to:

  • Advise, define and document the IS aspects of the Operating Model for new ventures and business initiatives in existing divisions using a variety of tools to effectively capture the operating requirements necessary to support the commercial intent of the venture
  • Lead the business requirements and system specification process for major projects including multi-system / multi-site deployments. This is expected to include (but not limited to): ERP, MES / Process Control, WMS, HR and Payroll and Formulation systems
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team
  • Advise on appropriate deployment of existing systems or, where not effective, lead the selection process for new systems
  • Act as a problem solver “all rounder”, defining the process and analysis required to derive the solution and be capable of managing all aspects of this.
Skills & Experience

    To be successful you will have

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent (business/numerate/engineering/analysis)
  • Excellent understanding of business analysis methods and their application
  • Variety of industry experience either directly or in consulting capacity (process/food manufacturing experience will be advantageous)
  • Experience outside of IT, preferably with exposure to commercial functions
  • Experience of supporting the delivery of IT projects
  • Experience of major systems specification and implementation, e.g. ERP, MES, Process Control etc.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and associated business processes, ideally with experience of Microsoft D365FO or Dynamics 2012

The role requires you to undertake

  • UK and International travel.  
  • Average 1 week away per month. 
  • Passport and full UK Driving Licence required.
About The Company

AB Agri is an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. Based in Peterborough (UK), the company operates across the agri-food supply chain from research to retailer, straddling high performance compound feeds and feed co-products from the food, drink and biofuels industries, feed micro-ingredients, analytical and consultancy services, livestock and poultry marketing. For more information please visit http://www.abagri.com/

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