Friday, 21 March 2014

Analysts Jobs in Abu Dhabi; Functional ERP Business Analyst, Procurement

Job Title:    Functional ERP Business Analyst, Procurement - Program Services Office (Fixed Term for Two Years)
Job Ref.:    AD0000100036
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer:    New York University Abu Dhabi
Job Type:    Full-time

About Us
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

Job Description:
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Business Analyst focusing on procurement functions for the Program Services Office (PSO). Under the supervision of the Procurement Program Manager, the Business Analyst will work with financial, accounts payable, and procurement users to gather procure-to-pay business requirements to determine the best way to deliver those requirements within existing technology applications.

In addition, they will review functional specifications with procure-to pay workgroup teams as well as procurement and financial users to ensure their understanding of the functional specifications. Moreover, they will work closely with the Information Technology (IT) development team to ensure that technical specifications and developed application are consistent with the functional specifications.

Job Requirements:

  •     Bachelor's degree in Business Management or equivalent

  •     Master of Business Administration degree

Experience Requirements
  •     Minimum 2 years' worth of hands-on experience in ERP vendor software procure- to-pay applications (e.g. e-requisition, vendor punch out and catalog, workflow approvals, and invoice), project management office or equivalent educational experience, and preparing reports and presentations for management and stakeholders
  •     Experience with administrative systems as used in higher education, partnering with teammates to develop, analyze and manage administrative processes and projects
  •     Knowledge of and experience in working in a diverse global business environment
  •     Excellent command of MS Office suite of tools: Excel, Word, Visio, Project and PowerPoint
  •     Fluent written and spoken English
  •     Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, communication, organizational and planning skills
  •     Demonstrated success in adapting to rapidly changing circumstances, and ability to contribute to team building and thrive in a team environment

Job Duties:
  •     Analysis and assessment of organizational needs and project requirements
  •     Translating business requirements to implement, configure and support e-procurement/sourcing applications to achieve our procure-to-pay vision and move the procurement and accounts payable organization from its current state to the future state of technology, business procure-to-pay processes, and system optimization
  •     Aiding the Procurement Program Manager in the coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of project deliverables
  •     Ensure that the effort devoted to the projects is consistent with University strategy, commitments and goals
  •     Support the development of the department through effective and efficient delivery of processes and systems to administrators across the University

Deadline Date: 02/04/2014