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  • Posted: Mar 21, 2023
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    Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil W...
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    Supply Chain Systems Specialist

    This role will provide functional systems support in line with the standard Plan International Inc policies, processes and procedures as well as help build the capacity of Supply Chain users in MS Dynamics 365 and Power BI to ultimately increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and performance of the supply chain function as a critical enabler to our projects, to achieve greater impact in the countries where we are work


    • Assist in the testing, piloting and deployment (pre, during and post deployment activities) of MS Dynamics 365 and Power BI solutions for the Supply Chain function.
    • Support the training team with system scenarios and queries.
    • Assist with the day-to-day activities, in close collaboration with the Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards and the end users, acting as liaison between various streams and support services.
    • Responsible for the provision of effective and sustainable functional specialist support; including root cause analysis, evaluation and documentation of resolution steps following the organisation helpdesk processes.
    • Expected to provide support with incidents and service requests, ensuring excellent support and advice is provided to the end users.
    • Working in close collaboration with the Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards to evaluate and recommend solutions that can be applied globally and align D365 functionality with Plan’s Supply Chain business processes.
    • Support the Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards with the implementation of ideas to increase team performance, mitigate risks and improve system processes, assisting in influencing business areas to get the best out of the D365 implementation, driving standardization within the Supply Chain work stream.
    • Woking with the Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards and the wider business streams for requirement gathering and ensuring functional specifications and designs are understood and technically executed correctly, including any testing requirements if need be.
    • Providing system and functional support during deployment of any new processes and configurations.
    • Responsible for ensuring documentations are kept up to date, including training documentation, to be aligned with the organisation policies and procedures manuals
    • Support for MS Dynamics 365 functional queries and issue handling.
    • Working closely with Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards to be able to provide workable solutions for users.
    • Understanding of MS Dynamics 365 security (Roles and Authorizations)
    • Maintain and update mapping for approval hierarchy matrices for managers worldwide to their area of responsibility.
    • Monitor the adherence to key business processes and, collaboratively work with the Head of Supply Chain Systems and Standards to introduce appropriate activities with business users to drive adoption.
    • Develop change related communications and announcements to relevant business users at all levels.
    • Collaborate with MS Dynamics 365 support team and business users to implement new processes, enhancement and upgrades.
    • Conduct User Acceptance Testing (UATs)
    • Develop a relationship with MS Dynamics 365 Global Helpdesk, IT and MS Dynamics 365 focal points and other MS Dynamics 365 Super Users throughout the organisation.
    • Generate reports and analyse data for MS Dynamics 365 and BI data cleansing processes.
    • Support with MS Dynamics 365 data cleansing processes by developing communication and engagement plans, providing Offices with guidance and support documents to managing the clearing.
    • Prepare clean data on approved templates for migration for the new ERP system
    • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures
    • Other duties as required


    • MS Dynamics 365 Certification
    • Strong experience in ERP systems, preferably MS Dynamics AX or MS Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain,
    • Knowledge of other modules such as project management and accounting as well as fixed assets and financials would also be useful
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in multiple initiatives simultaneously
    • Solid understanding of data integrity and audit / compliance procedures
    • Experienced in issue handling, management and resolution.
    • Detailed knowledge of procurement/S2P processes, Inventory and Asset Management
    • Strong understanding of MS Dynamics 365 master data structure
    • Prior experience of working in an operational Supply Chain environment would be an advantage.
    • Prior experience of working in an international (including developing countries) would be an advantage.
    • Ability to absorb new processes and systems quickly.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, active listening and comfortable communicating effectively to achieve results.
    • Strong planning and organisational skills, results oriented and comfortable working collaboratively with others.
    • High attention to detail and proficient at using MS Office and other applications.
    • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrable understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities, gender and diversity.
    • Open and accountable, working with integrity and professionalism to achieve individual and team results.
    • One additional Plan language to a working level would be an advantage (e.g. French/Spanish).
    • Knowledge of relevant project management methodologies relevant to the MS Dynamics 365 domain would be an advantage.
    • Experience in training delivery by different methods would be an advantage.
    • Knowledge of other MS Dynamics 365 modules would be an advantage (e.g. Finance)

    Closing Date: 2nd April 2023

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