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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 12, 2019
  • On any day, 2 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life - giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. Great products from our range of more than 400 brands give us a unique place in the lives of people all over the world. When consumers reach for nutritionally balanced foods or indulgent ice cr...
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    IT Analyst

    Main Job Purpose

    The main purpose of the IT Analyst role is to act as a representative for the whole of IT, including the IT Service lines, Global functional Business partnering and Innovation, with the geography business teams.

    Job Summary

      • Engage with business teams within his/her area of responsibility to communicate and scope the IT plan aligned with overall IT plan
      • Undertake activation activities for Global IT Innovation & Service Line activation programs as required by IT Manager
        Undertake the relevant project execution and management activities to support Local Growth Programs working with Service Lines in the delivery of these projects
      • Undertake the necessary activities to provide L2/3 support for L&H applications within area of responsibility
      • Work with Global Innovation to provide necessary integration activities with L&H applications to support Global innovation programs
      • Undertake the necessary project management and application development activities for L&H Innovation projects within scope responsibilities
      • Effectively work with and manage vendors in delivery of application management of L&H Applications
      • Assist with communication and resolution of Incidents for L&H applications
      • Input to review of L&H services within area of responsibility and help develop action plans for these.
      • Support the IT Manager to ensure effective delivery of day to day IT operations, ensuring that IT services delivered are as per business requirements
      • Align with Unilever standard operating practise in delivery of IT Services
      • Input to review of Global services within area of responsibility and help develop action plans for these and track achievement of action plans within area of responsibility
      • Contribute to implementing key actions to address service improvement areas
      • Inputs to and helps define Geography demand for Services and communicates these to Service Lines
      • Work with Global (HP,BT etc) & Local vendors in delivery of Global services where appropriate
      • Manage the delivery of out-of-scope activities and maintenance of out-of-scope infrastructure as appropriate within scope of responsibilities
      • Assist with communication and coordination of status of Urgent Incidents within the Geography and understanding impact to support resolution of these incidents
      • Assist with processing of actual costs as required within area of responsibility and tracks and ensures payment to local vendors
      • Assist with input of cost drivers to budget process including assisting in IT hardware and software requirement planning and budgeting
      • Supports hardware and software asset management activities as appropriate within area of responsibility within scope of responsibility
      • Adhere to governance & compliance framework
      • Support Execution of DRP plans as appropriate within area of responsibility
      • PMO
      • Work with country manager to ensure input of key PMO activities for projects such as project status and clarity processes occur on time
      • Work with 3P in Geography as appropriate
      • Deliver activities to best leverage IT within area of responsibility

    Key Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field.
    • 3 years minimum relevant working experience as an IT Analyst in an FMCG environment
    • Desirable experience in;- Project Management, ITIL V3 Foundation or higher and Networking certification e.g. CCNA, CCNP
    • Reports design with crystal reports or click view.
    • Microsoft Structured Query Language Database skills
    • Computer Networking
    • Client focused and support orientated
    • A logical and systematic approach to problem resolution across a broad spectrum of technologies
    • Communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • Analytical decision-making skills
    • Of added advantage will be relevant experience with IT systems; SAP background, working with vendors; active agile usage and experience in African markets

    Method of Application

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