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IFS Business Support Analyst

Job location : Paris , France; United Kingdom
Created moment : 09/11/2020 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 03346

The Company

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive.

We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

IFS Business Support Analyst

Job Summary

JOB PURPOSE

Early 2018, Imerys has launched an ambitious internal transformation program to foster efficiency within the group: MAKE IT #1. MAKE IT#1 Group wide digital transformation is reshaping Imerys Digital landscape, encompassing 5 pillars: a set of common language and processes, a global ERP Core Model S4/Hana based, a common collaboration platform (GNOC, GSOC, unified WAN) and a common unified IT organization. 

MAKE IT #1 aims at implementing common IT Tools for our business units / divisions. In order to enable seamless development and roll out of these new tools, Imerys IT involved  from IT division centric organization to a regional IT platform (EMEA,APAC,US)

This position is part of the EMEA IT RCC organization in the Application team.

EMEA IT RCC (Regional Competency Center) implements and enforces standards and policies as defined by the Group. EMEA IT RCC designs, deploys and supports regional and division specific solutions and applications. 


The ERP  Business analyst covers any ERP new applications projects or change requests on existing applications.

JOB SCOPE/DIMENSIONS

  • FS ERP (16 companies, over 60 production sites)

  • SAP S4/Hana ERP 

  • ERP satellite applications (Banking, e-invoicing)

  • Technical skills (SQL - Streamserve would be a plus)

  • Travelling as requested by the projects : Up to 25%

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Roll out projects designed by the group,

  • Interact with MAKE IT#1 Opera roll out team to ensure migration of the entities moving from IFS to SAP S4/HANA

  • Ensure support for entities working with IFS.

  • IFS upgrade from 7.5 to App 10

  • Manage project for IFS enhancement 

  • Build development specification

  • Take responsibility for support level 2 and 3 management

  • Interact with Infrastructure teams to ensure the performance of the application portfolio

  • Participate into Application DRP for the application portfolio he is in charge of in conjunction with the respective business stakeholders and IT Infrastructure teams.

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS

Inside the company 

  • Hierarchically attached to the EMEA IFS & MES Skill center manager

  • Regular interactions with other IT Departments, including EMEA Service department (infrastructure, other specific applications) and MAKE IT#1 team (Business Process Owners, Data Migration, Stream lead)

  • Address Group level IT representatives when necessary

 

Outside the company

  • Applicative solution suppliers

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Experience requirements

Essential

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering

  • 5 years of professional hands-on experience with application management 

  • Extensive experience implementing, migrating, managing, operating ERPs

  • Strong knowledge about applicative solutions

  • Strong expertise on IFS (Financial / Distribution / Maintenance / Manufacturing)

  • Technical SQL skills

  • Willingness to work on a wide business scope (from Production to Finance)

  • Fluent or native English speaker

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

  • Experience in multidisciplinary team management

  • Experience in SAP migration would be a plus

  • Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous

Soft skills and abilities 

Leads self & Leads others

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

  • Ability to listen and learn from his/her team as well as from peers of Group or Divisions  but also to change the current ways of operating

  • Strong influencing skills to develop an effective regional/country network and promote effective transfer of good practices

Communicates & Collaborates

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels along the transformation journey


Delivers results

  • Client service oriented

  • Ability to understand business needs and provide technical guidance accordingly 

  • Problem solving ability with a rigorous mind-set

Drives improvement

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Continuous improvement mind-set

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

  • The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. 

  • International travels around Europe may require a physical effort associated with luggage and professional computer transportation. Hours can be extensive as well due to travels.

  • Job requirements may correspond with reduced mobility situation.

  • Imerys is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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