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Business Analyst (Contract)

Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Req #102
Friday, June 21, 2019
Since 1957 Joseph Ribkoff has been successfully designing collections for women around the world who lead busy lifestyles. The company and collections have been constantly evolving to meet the multidimensional needs of today's women. Joseph Ribkoff stands out as one of the leading designers in Canadian fashion industry for nearly 60 years and over 62 international markets.

Objective:

Our IT team is composed of 15+ passionate professionals who always work together to ensure we design, integrate and deploy the best IT systems possible to support the business, growth and success of Joseph Ribkoff. The incumbent will work closely with management to reach set objectives and accompany the customers in implementing the projects and its objectives. (S)he analyzes the business processes and documents the needs for technical analysis and programming purposes.

 

Joseph Ribkoff is evolving rapidly and is currently updating its different business systems. The Business Analyst will primarily work on two major projects - the deployment of our new global ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics 365) and collaborate on the optimization of our new PLM system which was launched January 2018.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Advises the customer on change management

  • Identifies the customer’s needs and performs a business process analysis

  • Aligns the customer’s processes according to best practices

  • Adequately documents business needs and processes according to company standards

  • Establishes parameters for system components based on processes agreed to with the customer

  • Identifies required application corrections

  • Provides templates, confirms the quality of data received, imports and validates the customer’s data

  • Analyzes the developments required and obtains approval; prepares the specifications, creates the quote, obtains development and time estimates, and submits them to the customer

  • Trains expert users;

  • Deals with the unexpected and adapts work execution accordingly

  • Tests, reviews and updates the systems

  • Assists in implementing interfaces between systems

  • Ensures the continuous improvement of assigned processes, and updates the standard process guide

  • Tests official versions and maintains test scripts as related to assigned processes

  • Reports any unsolicited behaviours in the application

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience with a manufacturing and distributing company

  • Bachelor’s degree or a College diploma in computer science or five (5) to ten (10) years of relevant experience in a similar role

  • Experience with the apparel industry (supply chain experience, at least 2-3 years) would be a strong asset

  • Good knowledge of implementation process of ERP system.  (Asset would be: Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX)

  • Experience implementing Supply Chain processes, and knowledge of WMS functionalities

  • Experience with PLM processes and functionalities in the apparel industry

  • Knowledge of integration technologies and methods (XML file exchanges, FTP, Azure)

  • Proficiency with MS Office and Visio

  • Basic knowledge of SQL

  • Bilingual, written and spoken

  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills, ease at establishing relationships with the customers, and quickly establish ties with them

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communications, based on respect, diplomacy and judgment, and oriented towards the search for solutions

  • Demonstrate leadership, honesty and motivation

  • Have the customer’s best interest at heart

  • Comfortable in providing training

  • Ability for teamwork

  • Autonomous and sense of initiative

Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada