SAP Business Analyst

Ref: SBA-M-N-27016
City/Region: Malton
Salary: Competitive

Working under the direction of the group business systems manager delivering SAP implementations, a role has become available for a Group SAP Business Analyst, specifically to work on SAP implementations across the group. The role will involve working as part of the SAP implementation team developing and rolling out the SAP system across multiple sites within the Eight Fifty Food Group, working closely with these sites and also external parties.

Key responsibilities:

The core tasks are analysing current business processes, determining new processes, SAP design and configuration and the roll out of and ongoing support of the system.

The main deliverables are to assist with design, specification, build, test and go live of the required SAP solution at each site.

  • Ensuring that the business and user community requirements are met (using appropriate configuration, consulting and communication skills)
  • Preparing and delivering to detailed work plans and schedules
  • Maintaining close working relationships with other team members and sub-contractors
  • Performing assigned tasks according to specifications
  • Developing resolutions to issues
  • Maintaining close working relationships with other team members and sub-contractors
  • Adhering to project standards in all activities
  • Obtaining assistance in solving problems in a timely and expedient manner
  • Maintaining an awareness of potential risks and assist in risk management
  • Assisting with the smooth and timely transition of new customers and new solutions into SAP
  • Providing knowledge transfer to the client project team where applicable
  • Assisting our customers in creating and delivering innovative solutions

Essential experience:

As the job holder will be often working independently, the most important skills required are self-motivation and the ability to take ownership of issues

  • Good business knowledge and understanding of business processes in a food manufacturing business
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients, customers, colleagues and subordinates
  • Takes a structured and effective approach to their work and is able to manage their time
  • Customer focused with good presentation skills
  • Highly motivated with a proactive can-do attitude
  • Team player - ability to work alone or part of a larger team
  • Demonstrate credibility at all levels
  • Shows sensitivity to political and cultural issues or changes
  • Commands respect for excellence, not only in areas of specific knowledge but also in all aspects of proposing, conducting and leading assignments and in obtaining acceptance of recommendations
  • Fully mobile in terms of assignment location

Desirable skills and experience

  • SAP configuration and implementation experience gained on a broad range of support engagements or projects
  • Knowledge of Hellenic

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year
  • Competitive Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,000 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally.

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