Logistics - Systems Business Analyst

  • British American Tobacco
  • Warsaw
  • Employment contract

Requirements

Experience level: Senior

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Degree Educated, with 5-10 years post graduate work experience working with Logistics solutions, preferably in a business facing IDT role 
  • Deep understanding of Logistics processes and practical experience of improvement of these processes leveraging technology 
  • Experience in our Logistics solutions is highly desirable: Transport Management Solutions (TMS), Warehouse Management, Network Optimisation packages, Executional systems for logistics execution; and in general experience in deploying cloud-based Logistics solutions 
  • Experience and awareness of the typical requirements for solution integration, data management and  
  • Strong awareness of the solutions and vendors available in the market place for Logistics 
  • Experience in large global organisations using in-sourced and out-sourced IDT service providers  
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to plan own work to meet overall goals and objectives 
  • Strong facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills 
  • Effective communication and relationship management - experience working with business stakeholders across various business functions 
  • Robust team work demonstrated both within and outside the IDT function - Ability to generate trust, build alliances, and orchestrate interdisciplinary matrix teams, with internal and external participants 
  • Awareness and understanding of Lean-Agile project management and solution development methodologies and frameworks e.g. Dev Ops and SAFe.  
  • Commercial skills (understand and consider financial implications of proposals)  
  • An ideal candidate from a non-BAT background will take 3-6 months to learn BAT processes and governance before being fully productive. 

Technologies

Necessary on this position:
  • SAP
  • Agile

Project you can join

Purpose statement

To understand business requirements and processes and identify business technology and/or process opportunities in the domain of Logistics, working with business and IDT managers to develop, implement and maintain solutions which deliver business value within agreed timelines and budget. 

Accountabilities

  • Fully understand Supply Network Operations (SNO) strategy, expected outcome, deliverables and value that needs to be generated from Technology;   
  • Work with the Operations IDT Manager for SNO (line manager) to shape the future technology and solution roadmap for Logistics, identifying future potential projects that will drive business value  
  • Establish the contribution that technology can make to business objectives using a range of techniques such as eliciting and documenting requirements with stakeholders, conducting feasibility studies, producing business models, preparing business cases, usability requirements analysis and usability evaluation 
  • Support the Logistics team through facilitation: identify and obtain agreement on new technology requirements / features which will be most beneficial to the business 
  • Support the business to translate business requirements into technology requirements and recommended projects, considering existing available solutions, the future technology roadmap and your knowledge of external vendors’ capabilities 
  • Work with project teams and Architecture teams to articulate the IDT architecture and integration implications of new technology projects 
  • Support IDT procurement to evaluate the capabilities of external vendors and system integrators to support our transformation initiatives  
  • Support the evaluation and assessment of the degree of conformance that new solutions have on existing IDT policies and rules 

Core relationships

  • Global IDT – SNO & Procurement / Business reps – collaborate to shape the roadmap of technology and solution improvements 
  • 3 x Planning hubs and in-market Logistics teams – work closely to develop business requirements and oversee implementation of solutions 
  • Enterprise Architects – understand overall enterprise architecture and collaborate to ensure conformance of new initiatives to the architecture. 
  • Solution Architects – collaborate on the selection and development of solutions ensuring functional and technical fit 
  • Solution CoEs (i.e. Kinaxis, SAP) – collaborate with CoE teams to ensure continuous improvements to solutions can be managed and deployed effectively 
  • IDT Services – collaborate with our services organisation to identify how new initiatives and solutions should best be supported beyond implementation in BAU 
  • Project Managers – contribute to project plans and ensure deliverables are produced to time, cost & quality. 
  • 3rd party logistics providers – identifying potential changes to IT integration and ways of working as a result of new initiatives 
  • 3rd Party Vendors – non-commercial supplier relationships focussed on operational / project activities  Drive integration through effective cross-functional teamwork and cooperation, including 3rd parties 

How we manage our projects?

  • Methodology: Lean-Agile

Toolset

  • Laptop
  • PC
  • Additional monitor
  • Headphones
  • Personal container
  • Phone
  • Freedom to pick your tools

Bonuses

  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
  • Financial bonus
  • Equity
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Lunches
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Playroom for children
  • Integration events

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