IT Systems Analyst - PLM

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:Cape Union Mart

Job description

Our IT team is looking for a proactive systems analyst to join our organisation. This person must be passionate about business needs, data, testing, IT, product creation and most importantly be solutions orientated.This role requires excellent client-facing communication skills; the primary purpose is to work with buying, manufacturing and all related vendors to implement a new Product Lifecycle Management system (PLM), interpret and transform business processes and to configure the system to meet these business requirements.


Key accountabilities of the role:
  • Become the system specialist
  • Understand all business processes across all business entities at Cape Union Mart, Old Khaki, Poetry, Tread+Miller and Keedo
  • Document change requests and configuration settings
  • Use SQL scripting for problem-solving and data analytics
  • Manage integration between PLM and other interrelated systems
  • Technical recommendations and Testing
  • Identify and document system deficiencies and recommend solutions
  • Applies AGILE project methodology consistently to projects

Key experience and skills required for the role:
  • Completed a tertiary qualification in information systems or computer programming
  • Two years of experience in retail advantageous
  • Understands technical design specifications
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to translate business requirements into systems configurations
  • Manage and implement change requests
  • Functional testing for enhancements and upgrades
  • Software architecture knowledge advantageous
  • Ability to convey technical processes and terminology into easy to understand language
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with individuals at all levels of the organisation, either independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work with other vendors of interrelated software and understand how their systems work with the data in the design and buying workstream
  • Excellent relationship building skills and strong team player
  • Ability to work under high pressure and run multiple projects simultaneously
  • Constantly thinking of the bigger picture and how to simplify and streamline interdepartmental processes and relationships (process improvement)
  • Can hit the ground running and deliver successful results
  • Passionate about quality and customer service and exceeding expectations

Posted on 16 Apr 12:37

For any job-related queries please contact our partner site
on 021 404 1460 or email