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Information Technology Analyst( Job Number: 200000DJ)

  • End Date: Feb-03-2020
  • Position: Information Technology Analyst
  • Function: IT
  • Scope & Terms: Local, Permanent
  • Location: Kericho, Kenya

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.
  • Undertake necessary activities to ensure achievement of L&H service improvement plans within area of responsibility.
  • Ensure high level understanding off overall system architecture well understood and documented.
  • Ensure IT analyst help file /playbook exist for all L&H within scope of responsibility.
  • 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 practice 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
  • Escalate unresolved incidents on the basis of criticality to the IT Manager
  • In the case of relevant incidents impacting core business processes, work together with the functions in order to activate BCP to minimize disruption
  • Participate in problem management activities within area of responsibility as required to support Service Line/Operations teams in resolving problems
  • Work with business teams to ensure that the benefits of the existing services and new/updated services within area of responsibility are achieved

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Key Requirements

  • 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
  • Of added advantage will be relevant experience with IT systems 
  • Sage X3 background, working with vendors; active agile usage and experience in African markets. 

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