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Demand Analyst

Reporting to: Planning Manager

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Demand Analyst will be responsible for running the forecasting/demand and allocation planning processes at Kotahi, ensuring that our demand forecasts accurately predict the demand behaviour of our customers, and that this prediction is effectively engaged to secure the appropriate allocation of capacity on export vessels or any other product used to provision a service.

The demand analyst engages and collaborates with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, utilising formal forums, commercial acumen and strong communication skills to ensure the accurate integration of commercial demand perspectives, insights and drivers into Kotahi demand plans and support of downstream equipment planning processes.

The demand analyst is responsible for the accurate management of planning data and configuration of planning systems, to ensure automated deliver of highly accurate demand and allocation plans. The demand analyst critically examines performance metrics and feedback loops to drive continuous improvement of planning performance across Kotahi and achievement of strategic imperatives as detailed/updated by the Planning Manager and/or the GM of Operations.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Analysis & Problem Solving Skills
  • A passion for identifying and implementing improvements and the tenacity to see them through to successful implementation
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to develop business cases
  • Collaborating and Connecting
  • Result Driven
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence across the business
  • Personal resilience and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent Verbal and non-Verbal communication

 You must be able to work in New Zealand to apply for this job

Date of ad expiry 31 November 2017


Performance Analyst

Reporting to: Operations Improvement Manager

The purpose of the role is primarily to lead transition from reporting to insights by providing expert analysis on the Operations Performance Measurement Dashboard results against the agreed business target. You will also be the key driver to communicate the performance evaluation to Business Leaders to drive improved performance management.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Taking ownership in providing timely, accurate and consistent analysis on Operations Performance results to the Operations Business Leaders / teams in a structured and effective manner.
  • Collaborating with different functions in the business to define, design and develop analytic solutions to improve standards and mitigate risk.
  • Taking ownership for the design to deploy of the performance review governance within Operations and ensure compliance to governance.
  • Installing Quality control to ensure compliance to new or changes in processes within Operations processes.
  • Participating in a governance process, facilitating/escalating appropriate remedial actions to a responsible Kotahi function, ensuring failure to incidents are resolved.
  • Driving the continuous improvement systemic approach within Operations function and being the change agent in fostering a Performance Management mindset within Operations.

To be successful in this role, you will need a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a similar role, and a tertiary qualification. You will also have experience working in supply chains and a demonstrated understanding of supply chain value drivers. Practical knowledge of Power BI or other reporting systems as well as demonstrated experience with APS and ERP systems would be advantageous.

You will also need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Capability to work with numbers
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and drive continuous improvement
  • Time and workload management skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Detail and outcomes orientated
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills 

You must be able to work in New Zealand to apply for this job

Date of ad expiry 31 November 2017


Application Process

Candidates need to be detail oriented with a passion for working collaboratively internally and externally to find new and more efficient processes.  You are calm under pressure, tenacious, and resilient.

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You must be able to work in New Zealand to apply for this job