Senior Project Analyst - Supply Chain

Location Warwickshire
Discipline: Analyst
Job type: Contract
Salary: £34.79 Per Hour
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245 403560
Job ref: 38514
Published: 3 months ago
Duration: 12 Months (Rolling)
Expiry date: 05 May 2023 23:59

​Position Description:

Working as a Senior Project Analyst within the Supply Chain Operations Development team, you will be leading the Operations & Logistics teams through the digital transformation, delivering products and services that drive competitive advantage and efficiency by reducing costs, improving delivery performance, creating value and driving profitable growth for the teams.

You will be leading the end-to-end implementation of data analytics and digital tools within JLR Logistics Operations, using data to deliver business improvements and create value.

Including the project management of significant and complex change programmes across the Operations & Logistics Team working with a diverse range of stakeholders.

You will manage this technology-enabled change, drawing on your Supply Chain & Logistics domain knowledge and data & analytics expertise.

A Customer First mindset is paramount, and you will always ensure that the products you deliver are tailored to the needs of your stakeholders


Skills Required:

Experience working as a business analyst / project engineer in the Supply Chain / Logistics sector

Working knowledge and experience of Logistics systems including MRP / ERP, warehouse management and master data management

Able to conduct detailed business process mapping / analysis and identify improvement opportunities, supported by data


Experience Required:

Previous experience in Logistics, Supply Chain or Manufacturing Educated to degree level (STEM subjects preferred) or equivalent experience

Experience in use of lean and agile business improvement techniques Experience of defining operational processes, business capabilities or IT requirements

Experience in the use of Data and Analytics tools and processes and confident working with disparate data sources (structured and unstructured)

Strong across the Office 365 technology stack (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Experience or knowledge of project management or supporting projects in a complex environment

Experience or knowledge of driving data driven process improvement activities

Ability to work independently, plan and prioritise varying workload and demands

Good networking, communication, influencing, negotiation and stakeholder management skills


Experience Preferred:

Experience of Automotive Logistics / Manufacturing

Knowledge of Quality Operating Systems procedures & deliverables

Familiarity with SAP data structures

Previous experience of one or more cloud platform (Google Cloud Platform preferred)

Data exploration / visualisation with Tableau (preferred), Looker, Power BI etc Proficient in SQL and a programming language (Python preferred) Awareness / experience of Agile project management tools (Atlassian toolkit: Jira, Confluence etc) Proven people management, strong leadership and decision-making

Experience in leading projects in a matrix organisations and environment with cross functional working


Education Required:

Experience of dealing with a fast-paced environment will mean you are comfortable challenging with your influencing and engagement skills

A passion for supply chain

An analytical mind set with the ability to multitask

A good communicator, comfortable with presenting complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences

Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision


Education Preferred:

Working Arrangements: HYBRID/Flexible working Remote Team working Travel to Sites as required