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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PPC Ltd. (PPC) established the first cement plant in South Africa in 1892, and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1910. A leading supplier of cement and related products in southern Africa, PPC has 11 cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. In 2016, PPC commissioned its fifth milling depot, located in Harare,...
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    Business Analyst HCM


    • HR related degree or diploma OR IT related degree or diploma
    • SAP HCM certification


    • Comprehensive Computer user skills in the MS Office suite and related systems
    • Strong problem solving skills, organizational skills, and communication (written and oral) skills
    • Ability and acumen to work with sensitive and confidential data   


    • At least 2 to 5 years’ experience in HR with a solid knowledge of related business processes.
    • Must have knowledge of HCM activities for the following Country Specific Solutions (RSA, Botswana, and Zimbabwe, DRC and Rwanda)
    • Knowledge of HCM activities for the Country Specific Solutions (DRC and Rwanda) will be an added advantage
    • Broad working knowledge of the SAP HCM Module
    • Good knowledge of the interrelationships between the SAP modules
    • At least 3 years support in SAP HCM module support



    • Take a lead role in providing post-implementation support ensuring that the SAP HCM application is properly used.
    • Troubleshoot user issues and provide strong support and problem resolution
    • Act as liaison with business users for troubleshooting: investigation, analyses and problem resolution
    • Map business requirements, processes and objectives and develop necessary product modifications to satisfy business needs and drive continuous improvement to implemented procedures and transactions
    • Develop relationships with Business Key Users to drive the effectiveness of the SAP solution


    • SAP HCM & Payroll configuration support
    • Responsible for the daily support of the SAP HCM & Payroll modules that are already implemented
    • Ongoing hands on configuration of the HCM module to adjust to changing business requirements
    • Define application requirements by reviewing requests and conducting user interviews when needed
    • Work closely with business to deploy various productivity enhancement initiatives, business transformation programs and major implementations projects within SAP ERP framework
    • Participate in new implementation projects by contributing HCM requirements where required
    • Design and develop testing procedures for new upgrades and implementations
    • Create training documentation for new functionality and projects


    • Provide training in the SAP HCM modules
    • Partner in developing and implementing end-user training and materials
    • Lead training sessions with users on new functionality


    • Support the Project Blueprint process, guiding the implementation team with respect to the business processes and practices. Assist with master data definition
    • Assist during the Project realisation phase ensuring that the newly configured conforms to the business requirements. Report inconsistencies and escalate where necessary.
    • Actively assist users during the testing phase and advising where the configured system differs from the desired state. Report inconsistencies and escalate where necessary
    • Preparation of documents for user requirements, business blueprint, end-user training.
    • Assist with the implementation and roll out of the new system, guiding users and training where required.  
    • Determine training requirements, develop training modules and provide training as required.  

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PPC Africa on to apply
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