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Application Specialist

  • Otago
  • IT & Telecomms, Systems Analyst
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • 22 Jul 2022
  • Modern + Flexible working environment
  • Based from Dunedin or Christchurch
  • Large, dynamic organisation investing heavily in transformational change
Silver Fern Farms are all about Creating Goodness from the Farms the World Needs. Creating goodness is about taking a broader view of what goodness means and how we can create it and the impact it can have. That Goodness is created through the work of our People, the skill & expertise of our Farmers and our customers around the globe. ‘Goodness’ is also about being good to people and communities, animal welfare, and showing care and respect for the environment.
Why Silver Fern Farms?

Amidst a large-scale digital transformation, Silver Fern Farms are investing heavily in programmes of work to modernise and streamline processes and systems organisation-wide. They are committed to ensuring their team are well supported through various additional benefits, as well as encouraging learning & development and providing career progression opportunities.
You will have access to a range of perks such as:
  • Retail partner discounts
  • Heavy discounts on Silver Fern Farms products
  • Discounted Medical, Trauma, and Life Insurance
  • Annual clothing allowance
  • Access to full LinkedIn Learning suite
The Role:

The Application Specialist will be responsible for supporting, maintaining and extending the business’ Planning Systems and related components/processes. The role requires a person with a strong customer centric focus, great communication skills, a passion for providing awesome support and delivering great business outcomes through continuous systems improvement.

You will be responsible for supporting the full lifecycle of applications, including issue investigation and resolution, data analysis, systems administration and configuration, requirement gathering, analysis, testing, change release management and training. To be effective the Application Specialist you'll also need to develop strong relationships with stakeholders across the business, build an in-depth knowledge of all Planning Systems systems.

About You:

Along with being capable of performing low-code development and configuration you will bring most of the following;
  • Experience with forms, workflow solutions and content management solutions
  • Ability to perform system analysis, design, testing and training
  • Experience designing and developing reports
  • Familiarity of SQL database and queries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytically minded and strong problem-solving ability
  • Experience with ERP, manufacturing or planning systems would be an advantage
You will be motivated by continuous improvement and excel in a fast paced environment, absorbing new ideas and concepts rapidly as needed.

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