Systems Analyst (Retail)

Location: Parow, Cape Town

Ref: LRP22032

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

A national retailer is recruiting an experienced Systems Analyst to join their Parow/Cape Town based team on a permanent basis. The main work load for this technically and business analytics minded Systems Analyst will be 60% project based and 40% maintenance orientated. Experience in warehousing, logistics, supply chain and merchandising systems and solutions within the retail sector will be highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of the business, processes and requirements and propose software solutions
  • Design new systems and changes to processes and provide specifications
  • Support of existing business processes and technology
  • Support and configuration of PLM system according to business requirements
  • Build and maintain business process models to support functional and technical specifications
  • Specification and management of system changes
  • Business systems analysis, testing and documentation
  • Training manual development and maintenance
  • Facilitation of training workshops
  • Project management
  • Assist with User queries


  • A Bachelor's degree preferred, but not essential, dependant on experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) systems
  • A passion for processes and systems
  • A curious self-starter who takes initiative, investigates problems, see possibilities and takes action
  • Competencies required: Performing under pressure, Listening skills, Service oriented, Initiative, Innovating, Helicopter view.

The following will be an advantage:

  • Retail Experience
  • Merchandising and Inbound Logistics systems
  • Experience with Business Process Management (BPM) software tools i.e. Symbio, Jira, etc.
  • Programming experience, i.e. SQL, MySQL (major advantage only)

Salary: R35k to R55k/month basic CTC, plus bonus and incentives. Negotiable dependant on skills and experience.



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