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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Founded in 1820 with a rich history spanning more than 195 years, Premier is entering a new and exciting period in our journey. In July 2014 we moved into our new corporate offices in Waterfall City just north of Johannesburg. The past two years have seen a series of changes whereby Premier expanded from the traditional milling and baking business into suga...
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    IT Consultant X2

    Job Description    
    Main purpose of the job:

    • To implement, maintain and enhance the functionality of the systems, integration, and applications of clients.
    • To ensure that all systems that are developed and implemented.
    • To deliver application solutions to meet the relevant division’s business needs.
    • Collaborates with and guides consultants to configure and deploy solutions as agreed to by business representatives.
    • Holds overall accountability for the technical delivery of changes within the application configuration space and possess a solid
    • understanding of the whole portfolio of technical change and how it aligns with Premier’s overall goals.

    Job Objectives of a Consultant: IT.

    • Keep project plans up to date for all projects directly responsible for either as an individual or team leader.
    • Implement new systems to specification.
    • Take a detailed client brief, analyze the system requirements, and prepare a detailed outcomes-based project plan, including resource allocations and costing.
    • Ensure that all systems implemented in the best possible way which includes the implementation of reusable utilities.
    • Ensure junior team members have appropriate skills and tools to perform their required tasks.
    • Implement solutions within the application and Premier framework and within the Architecture guidelines.
    • Contribution to process design, testing scenarios and end user documentation.
    • Effective business and process analysis for project scoping and solution design.
    • Understands business processes and advise on best practices in the application of Information Technology.
    • Ensure all project tasks continue to address the needs of the company and fit within the overall scope of the project and are completed on time in budget.
    • Contribute to the design and configuration of application products and services delivery for the relevant division.
    • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture on the delivery of data and application architecture.
    • Collaborate with other IT team members to perform effective staff, infrastructure, and capability planning.
    • Enable awareness of evolving technical and business capabilities.
    • Collaborate with relevant operational and consulting team members to construct testing and implementation strategies.
    • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application-usage best practices.
    • Ensure that products and services meet business needs and expectations.
    • Ensure application development activities follow industry defined best practices.
    • Be adequately informed on product and services delivery progress as it relates to application delivery.
    • Application support activities including the assessment and execution of application upgrades and patches.
    • Assist with people and technology changes; ensuring necessary stakeholders are informed.
    • Process and project change management.
    • Participate in mitigation and control activities as well as identifying and evaluating risks.
    • Report budget and financial tracking when required.
    • Effective project progress reporting and task updates.
    • Mentorship and training of junior resources.

    Qualification Requirements    

    • Matric/ Grade 12
    • Bachelor-level University degree, preferable a B.Sc., B.IT, B. Com)
    • Certified in MBS Installation & Configuration and Financials
    • Certified in intermediate accounting principles

    Experience Requirements    

    • Matric/ Grade 12
    • Bachelor-level University degree, preferable a B.Sc., B.IT, B. Com)
    • Certified in MBS Installation & Configuration and Financials
    • Certified in intermediate accounting principles

    Key Outputs    

    Competencies (Knowledge, skills & Attributes):

    • Clear communicator (written & verbal)
    • Time Management
    • Creative Problem Solving & Conflict resolution
    • Leadership Capabilities
    • Accuracy/ Attention to detail
    • Assertiveness
    • Analytical thinking
    • Business Analysis
    • Financial acumen
    • Organising/ Planning
    • Proactive Thinking

    Able to assist in preparation in the design of the solution, facilitate JAD sessions and demonstrate functionality
    Establish relationships with personnel and deliver timely and high-quality consulting

    Other Competency Requirements:

    • Ability to work from home, in a factory, overtime required, heavy machinery and noise, etc.
    • Travel (including out of town) is required
    • Overtime from time to time is required

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Premier FMCG (Pty) Ltd on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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