Supply Chain Planning, Reporting Analyst - Pick n Pay

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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As a Supply Chain Planning Reporting Analyst you will be responsible for the delivery of accurate and timeously daily, weekly, and monthly operational and analytical reports to the planning teams. Reporting analysts gather and maintain a wide array of data and develop and generate reports. This involves both entering information into existing databases and creating new processes and programs to accurately input and store critical data.

They also work with data structures and metadata to ensure consistency, security, and accessibility. The planning teams are reliant on these reports for operational execution and as such a high level of accuracy, time management, and attention to detail is placed on the generation of said reports.

In addition to the generation of reporting, there is a requirement to ensure a high level of security, accuracy, and efficiency, reporting analysts to conduct routine audits of data storage systems and databases, conducting many tests and analyzing the results before devising new solutions or finding ways to enhance data management solutions.

It is required of you to adopt a continuous improvement mentality for the enhancement of reports and data warehousing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Data management – extensive familiarity with data management principles and practices, including metadata management and data access technologies
  • Analysis – to rigorously and effectively examine large quantities of data and derive insights from these data sets



  • System architecture –with designing database and data management systems for departmental deployment
  • Written and verbal communication – to communicate across business lines and report on findings and processes to executives and employees
  • Problem-solving – to find solutions to an organization’s data management and reporting problems and to be able to adapt and modify solutions based on changing requirements
  • Continuous improvement - Actively work towards optimizing/automating daily functions and processes

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Quantitative Analytics / Operational Research / Industrial Engineering / Applied Mathematics
  • 1-2 years Logistics or relevant Planning experience- preferred
  • Mathematics in Matric
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Advanced SQL, Microsoft Server
  • Advanced Excel & VB
  • SAP Experience PowerBI Experience


  • High emotional intelligence
  • Professional attitude in the working environment
  • Analytical thinking
  • Business mindedness
  • Professional communication skills
  • Controls quality & standards
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Time management Systems centric/holistic approach
  • Driven to complete tasks by due dates
  • Ability to prioritize tasks/emails under pressure/time constraints
  • Ability to function well under pressure
  • Resilience - Work in an unstructured, fast-paced environment
  • Flexible/adaptable- quick to change
  • Accountable – take ownership of area
  • Attention to detail Sense of urgency
  • Ability to manipulate vast amounts of data to produce a meaningful report



Additional Information

Competency-based interview to assess above requirements Short-listed applicants may be subjected to relevant assessments Required to work weekend shifts as scheduled or ad hoc as required.

Long hours if needed for operational requirements. Working hours are 06:00 -15:00 and maybe earlier if required.



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