Systems Application Specialist Ii - Retail - Cape Town


Job DescriptionTo partner with the IT Manager and the Finance application teams to ensure the delivery of quality systems solutions that impact within a contained environment in order to satisfy business requirements in line with business strategy. This is a permanent position based in Cape Town.Job descriptionProvides input into ITS strategy and Finance systems strategy Collaborates with the IT manager and ensures input into the one-year operating plan and projects priority plan in line with ITS strategy and relevant business requirements Provides input into systems related Risk Management Strategies and risk mitigation Delivers quality systems solutions and ensures optimal performance of system applications Provide input and guidance to the IT manager and the application teams to ensure identification and delivery of system solutions Drives the creation of system application roadmapsManages the process to determine system application impact assessments and architectural solutionsKeeps up to date with best practice and the latest developments Proactively update ITS and the business where relevant Absorbs and conveys detailed technical informationProactively identify and recommend opportunities for delivering new and improving existing solutions to meet the business requirements Ensures that solutions adhere to clients architectural, technical standards and principles Provides application teams with architectural and technical thought leadershipRequirementsQualifications3-year IT qualification 3-5 years relevant experience Additional CriteriaOracle EBS and EPM application content, application, and architectural knowledge advantageousRelevant technical and architectural knowledge Relevant deep application content knowledge Project management skillsRelevant Financial business knowledgeDrive the implementation of technology strategy based on business needs / requirements on initiatives of reasonable complexity and awareness of architecture / integration dependencies (but will be slightly more narrow and specialised)Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findingsLooks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solvedPresents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itselfDemonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projectsPrepares written reports and briefs and communicates ideas clearly.Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit.Adjusts to work effectively within new work structures, processes, requirements, or culturesAnticipates change and continuously remains prepared for changeBenefitsThis is a Permanent PositionRequirementsQualifications 3-year IT qualification 3-5 years relevant experience Additional Criteria Oracle EBS and EPM application content, application, and architectural knowledge advantageous Relevant technical and architectural knowledge Relevant deep application content knowledge Project management skills Relevant Financial business knowledge Drive the implementation of technology strategy based on business needs / requirements on initiatives of reasonable complexity and awareness of architecture / integration dependencies (but will be slightly more narrow and specialised) Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findings Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects Prepares written reports and briefs and communicates ideas clearly. Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit. Adjusts to work effectively within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures Anticipates change and continuously remains prepared for change
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Cape Town, WC, ZA