Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Systems Analyst

Vacancy: Systems Analyst
​Type: Contract with a possibility of permanent employment upon successful accomplishment of set targets
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Systems Analyst for one of our clients

Company Profile: Our client is a growing franchising network operating in Kiambu County and expanding to neighboring counties. 

Currently, the company has 32 franchisees. This number will reach 75 franchisees by the end of 2015. 

In order to support our rapid growth, the company is conducting a complete review of our technology systems and developing an end-to-end strategy for an IT architecture and suite of applications that is scalable, reliable and affordable.

We are seeking an experienced Systems Analyst to support our strategy development, review and selection of solutions and, possibly, system configuration, training and rollout. 

The consultant should have demonstrated experience in the following areas
  • Conducting systems analyses and strategy development for multi-outlet retail businesses operating in rural areas in developing contexts
  • Selecting and leading configuration of ERP, CRM, POS, supply chain management and financial management solutions appropriate for businesses operating in rural areas in developing contexts
In addition, the consultant should meet the following criteria:
  • University-level degree or comparable experience in relevant IT field(s)
  • At least 5 years of professional, relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of common programming languages, database configuration and networking solutions
  • Knowledge of and past experience working with relevant software solution providers in Kenya or similar contexts
The consultant will be tasked with:
  • Analyzing Farm Shop’s current technology solutions
  • Reviewing and helping to refine a list of Farm Shop IT requirements cutting across POS, supply chain, CRM and financial management including generating detailed technology specifications documents
  • Developing a phased Farm Shop IT strategy including costing and budget estimates
  • Pending success in points 1-3 above, the company may extend the consultant contract to support:
  • Our vendor selection and negotiation
  • System configuration, testing, training and deployment
The company has already completed a process of defining business requirements and has documentation on the current state of all systems and processes. 

These inputs will be shared with the consultant to facilitate a rapid start up for this engagement. 

Current IT solutions include iProcure POS, Salesforce CRM and Quickbooks financial management tools as well as Google spreadsheets to track various other activities.

Contact: If your qualifications match the above profile, submit your application to apply@dumaworks.com with the subject line "Systems Analyst 1763"

Include your NAME and PHONE NUMBER in your message

Your application should include:
  • A cover letter
  • In the cover letter, include your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date 

  • Curriculum vitae 

  • Relevant certificates and references 



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