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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Operations Data Analyst Uganda job vacancy at Hima Cement

Job title: Operations Data Analyst
Country: Uganda
City: Kampala
Category IT
Organization  Hima Cement

The cement market in Uganda has 2 domestic manufacturers and three regional importers.. In 2012, Lafarge accounted for 40% of the Uganda Market, The job holder is tasked to drive the business to achieve 50% market share in 2013. This is the strategic intent of the group for the year and going forward.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures accuracy of SAP postings in the FI/CO module.
Generates accurate, relevant and timely managements reports (COP, Operating report, CKHC and Progress Plans) in line with the group guidelines
Challenges results on plant key performance indicators for corrective action.
Oversees the petty cash office and ensures proper accountability of disbursements.
Evaluates, challenges the bulky raw materials requirements and monitors movements to ensure working capital optimization.
Coordinates the monthly and year end bulky raw material stock taking exercises, including the chairing of all related meetings.
Puts together the preliminary budget and forecasts for management review
Key Performance Areas:
Effective support to the annual budget delivery of approximately 500,000 tons of clinker, 880,000 tons of cement and expenditure of Euro 75m.
Effective support to inventory management of approximately Euro 20m annually.
Relevant, timely and accurate report generation in line with group guidelines.

The candidate should possess a university degree preferably in an Accounting, Industrial Chemistry or Engineering course.
A professional qualification with an acknowledged accounting body such as ACCA, CPA or equivalent.
A minimum of 3 years work experience in a manufacturing setting.
Good analytical skills and the ability to pay attention to detail.
Basic cement process knowledge
SAP and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office applications
Planning and organization
Management of cross functional teams
Effective communication.
Assertiveness and attention to detail.

How to apply:
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