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Supply Chain Business Analyst

Job Requisition No.:  21014
Category:  Shore-Based

Reporting structure

Reports To: Supply Manager  

Direct Reports: None
 

Job Summary and Purpose

Collaborate with Supply Chain Management (SCM) stakeholders to understand business processes, gather requirements, and translate them into effective and efficient technological solutions. Identify opportunities for process improvement, data analysis, and support the successful delivery of projects.

Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities:

Data Analysis and Reporting:

1.    Collect and analyze data related to the supply chain, including inventory levels, demand forecasts, and supplier performance.
2.     Develop and generate reports showing non-compliance “deviation” from agreed SLA, P&P, and TOFA 
3.    Communicate findings and recommendations to key stakeholders through presentations, reports, and other communication channels.
4.    Coordinate with internal IT team for generating reports and dashboards to provide insights into key performance indicators (KPIs) and make data-driven recommendations.

Process Improvement & Benchmarking

5.    Identify inefficiencies in the supply chain processes and propose improvements to enhance overall efficiency, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction.
6.    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements and monitor the results.
7.    Monitor industry trends, regulatory changes, and technological advancements that may impact the supply chain.
8.    Stay updated on best practices and emerging technologies in supply chain management.

Demand Planning and Forecasting:

9.    Work closely with the demand planning team and supply team to analyze historical data and market trends to improve forecasting accuracy.
10.    Assist in developing and maintaining demand forecasting models to optimize inventory levels and minimize stockouts.

Inventory Management:

11.    Optimize inventory levels to balance the cost of holding inventory against the risk of stockouts.
12.    Develop and implement strategies to minimize excess and obsolete inventory.

Supplier Relationship Management:

13.    Evaluate and monitor supplier performance through metrics and key performance indicators.
14.    Collaborate with procurement teams for continuous monitoring of contracts status, milestones, and KPIs. 

Technology Utilization:

15.    Leverage technology and data analytics tools like Power Bi to streamline supply chain processes.
16.    Plan and implement supply chain digitalization projects.
 

Risk Management:

17.    Identify and assess potential risks in the supply chain, such as disruptions in the supply of raw materials or geopolitical issues.
18.    Develop strategies to mitigate risks and ensure continuity of supply.
 

Project Management:

19.    Contribute to supply chain improvement projects, ensuring timely completion and effective implementation of solutions.
20.    Work closely with SAP developers and consultants to design, implement, and maintain SAP solutions.
21.    Participate in SAP implementation projects, including system upgrades and enhancements.
22.    Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful implementation of SAP solutions.

Accountabilities - 2

Business Process Analysis:

23.    Analyze and understand the organization's end-to-end supply chain processes and identify areas for improvement using SAP solutions.
24.    Create business requirement documents and coordinate with internal IT team for mapping business processes to SAP functionalities.
 

Troubleshooting and Support:

25.    Provide basic support to end users for SAP-related supply chain issues.
26.    Collaborate with SAP support teams to resolve complex technical issues.

Training and Documentation:

27.    Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for end-users to ensure effective utilization of SAP supply chain modules.
28.    Create and maintain business process documentation and user guidelines.

Collaboration with Stakeholders:

29.    Work closely with business stakeholders, including supply chain managers, procurement teams, and logistics teams, to understand their requirements and coordinate with internal IT team for implementing business solutions.
30.    Collaborate with various departments, including procurement, logistics, finance, and sales, to ensure alignment of supply chain strategies with overall business objectives.
31.    Collaborate with leadership to drive strategic initiatives based on analytical insights.
 

Generic Accountabilities:

Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ):

32.    Adhere to all relevant SHEQ policies, procedures, instructions, and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

33.    Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
Others: 
34.    Carry out any other related duties as directed by the Supply manager.

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4

Competencies

Achievement Oriented - Mastery
Business Systems Knowledge - Practitioner
Collaboration & Team Work - Intermediate
Commercial Negotiation - Practitioner
Contract & Procurement Management - Specialist
Customer Centricity - Intermediate
Drive Vision - Intermediate
Empower & Nurture Talent - Intermediate
Interactive Communication - Intermediate
Logistics Management - Practitioner
Marine Operations - Practitioner
Materials Management - Specialist
Solution Oriented - Intermediate
Supply Chain Projects Management - Specialist
Supply Chain Risk Management - Specialist
Supply Chain Strategy Planning - Specialist
Total Quality Management - Practitioner

Key Result Areas

•    Ensure Process Improvement, and conduct Business Process Analysis
•    Improve Data Analysis and Reporting
•    Ensure proper and structured Training and Documentation
•    Collaboration with Stakeholders and Client facing skills.

Interactions and Working Relations

Internal:
•    Supply Department different sections.
•    IT Department.
•    Other Nakilat departments may be required.     

External:
•    Vendors
•    Nakilat Joint Ventures
•    Supply chain systems solution providers

Financial Authorities

•    As per Table of Financial Authority (TOFA)

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field such as Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Administration, or Engineering.
•    Supply Chain related certifications: CSCP, CPIM, CLTD, CPSM, SCPro.

Experience:

•    A minimum of 8 - 10 years of experience in roles such as supply chain analyst, procurement specialist or related positions.
•    Training / certification in SAP SCM modules preferred.
•    Familiar with supply chain process related to Oil & Gas, Transportation / logistics Industries.
•    GCC experience Preferred.

Job Specific Skills:

•    Strategic thinker with strong analytical and communication skills.
•    Specialist knowledge in SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) modules, which may include SAP MM (Materials Management), SAP SD (Sales and Distribution), SAP PP (Production Planning), SAP WM (Warehouse Management), SAP LE (Logistics Execution) and SAP APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization).
•    SAP Logistics module exposure.
•    Business Process Analysis and Process Mapping Skills
•    Data Analysis, Reporting and Project management Skills 

Supply Chain Business Analyst

Department:  Supply
City:  Doha Office


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