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Our client a major soft drinks bottling group and Pepsi Cola’s largest bottler in Sub-Sahara Africa, with operations across Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya. In Nigeria there largest operation the company currently operate (9) manufacturing plants and market there products to over (200) distribution centres across the country.
They currently have a requirement for an ERP Manager (Enterprise Resource Planning) for there operations. Based out of Lagos and reporting to the CIO.
Your main role will be to interact with all business users, understanding there needs for information and devise ERP based solutions to address those needs
Desired Skills and Experience
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the users for all the business needs related to ERP To study and understand the present business processes and look for ways to improve them by leveraging technology
To assist define, agree, document, evaluate and recommend any new business requirements/specifications
To efficiently and effectively assist to develop the solutions required based on the agreed specifications and timetable
To coordinate and efficiently resolve all business/technical issues arising from day to day operations of the existing system.
The person will be required to assist with all user support activities related to the ERP system
To assist in implementing any new business processes (BPR) to meet the changing requirements
The incumbent will be required to actively participate in the final acceptance tests of all the new ERP based solutions prior to its release to the users Loading and administering of new ERP modules
You will have a degree in Business studies with a background in computer applications.
A minimum of six years experience in Business Systems Implementation and support.
Experience of one complete ERP life cycle implemeantation.
NAVISION experience preferred.
Clear understanding of ERP system is a must with a proven track record in BPR, IT planning and implementation.