Decision Support Business Analyst (Projects)

Apple - Singapore

Posted 750 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Supply Chain, Finance
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Job ID

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Job description

The Business Analyst drives implementation of SDM initiatives and projects, leading cross-functional teams to achieve the objectives.  The Analyst interprets requirements and issues, provides expertise and takes actions in a concise and timely manner to support the SDM team. The Analyst maintains extensive business knowledge, focuses onefficiency, global integration and drives change and improvements within SDM.


A Business Analyst plays a highly visible role, and mustpossess excellent leadership, analytical, communication, and influencing skills.  The Analyst must be comfortable with ambiguity, anticipating issues and tasks without specific instructions from management.  The Analyst acts with a sense of urgency and takes initiative to drive process improvements andefficiency in SDM.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads and participates in SDM and Pacific Ops projects, process improvements and system implementations, tracks progress and issues, and works proactively to achieve objectives and timelines
  • Influence and collaborate withcross-functional teams including PAC and World-Wide Supply/Demand Management in Cupertino, Order Management, Logistics, Retail Store Operations, BusinessProcess Re-engineering, IS&T and Senior Management to meet project objectives and drive change management and acceptance
  • Innovates, discovers and create solutions tocomplex issues (technical/business)
  • Conducts training and provides support on new systems
  • Identifies, learns and shares best practices and knowledge by working with SDM teams in WW and other regions
  • Proactively identifies business process improvements and ways to increase efficiency in the SDM and leverages on data, tools and process changes to deliver the desired results
  • Understands and constantly gain knowledge on SDM processes and planning principles to better support and assist in achieving overall SDM objectives and improved decision making
  • Conceptualize and develop ad hoc reporting and automations upon request



Desired Skills and Experience


  • Minimum: Degree holder with 5-7years experience, preferably in a supply chain or planning environment. MBA or other Masters degree a plus
  • Strong experience in project management, system implementations and change management
  • Very strong leadership qualities and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to present proposals and answer questions with confidence and presence
  • Strong business acumen and customer focus
  • Ability to focus and work efficiently under pressure while multi-tasking
  • Ability to think strategically and acttactically, with a strong sense of urgency to resolve issues
  • Demonstrate initiative, adaptability, andproblem solving skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Act independently to determine methodsand procedures on new assignments.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, as well as proven cross-functional leadership
  • Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to document and manage complex business processes



Technical requirements:


  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in reporting, data mining, and ad hoc analysis
  • Experience with Business Objects or similar tools
  • Experience with SAP/BW preferred
  • Basic programming experience and Apple script knowledge would be an advantage

About this company


Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with Mac OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.

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