Apply for a ERP Data Migration Specialist in Nairobi, Kenya( The vacancy is not open to expatriates)

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Requisition ID: req48102

Job Title: ERP Data Migration Specialist

Sector: Information Technology

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nairobi, IHUB, Kenya

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

Job Description

The IT department supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable applications and infrastructure for the IRC’s offices in the US and around the world, including many technologically challenging locations.

Job Overview/Summary

The IT department supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable applications and infrastructure of the IRC’s offices in the US and around the world. An integral component of this effort is the implementation of an ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations.

The ERP Data Management Specialist is focused on ensuring the successful conversion of legacy data into the ERP system, and ongoing operations of ETL processes. Primary responsibilities include data conversions, mapping from legacy systems, and assisting with development and operations of automated ETL systems in support of ERP, ability to solve and provide guidance on data issues, data analysis, data quality management, developing business rules, and ad-hoc data reporting.

Major Responsibilities

Develop, handle, and implement data mapping and conversions for imports of master and historical data. Participate in automated ETL design, implementation, testing, performance tuning, documentation, and operational management.
Perform analysis, cross-referencing, merging, and consolidation of data from various sources. Collaborate with staff and vendors, including Data Architect, System Architects, and Business System Managers to contribute to current and future design, implementation, and documentation of data, metadata, and overall systems data architecture.

Collaborate with QA teams to ensure appropriate technical and business testing of data conversion and ETL operations. Support as necessary the daily administration and performance of the IRC’s systems for users throughout IRC’s field and headquarters operations and external partners
Build and maintain systems documentation including processes and procedures, data architecture, functionality, security, and policies. Perform third-level support functions for IRC business systems.

Coordinate data migration activities, across various functional groups, globally. Contact person for any kind of issues, raised by end users, with respect to data.

Key Working Relationships

Position Reports to: Senior Technical Services Manager

Position directly supervises: N/A

Indirect Reporting: N/A

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Applications Group team members, in particular Data Architect, Software Development Manager
Project Business Owners, business project team members outside IT, and wider stakeholders
Subject Matter Experts across other departments
Project Managers and Project Coordinators in the Project Management team

Vendors and Consultants

Required Skills

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
3+ years of proven ability working with SQL queries, stored procedures.
3+ years of data analysis, conversions, source to target mappings, testing, and operations.
1+ years of experience with automated ETL tools
1+ years of experience working D365 Finance and operation product, in terms of loading data.
Familiar with the concepts of Entity, and able to solve data errors.
Solid grasp of data quality concepts and processes
Strong with Microsoft Excel
Experience with full lifecycle ERP implementations and typical master data requirements
Ability to constantly learn and adapt to new technologies.

Proven interpersonal skills in both verbal (i.e. day-to-day discussions, team meetings, workshops) and written (requirements and design specifications) form, as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications.
Strong analytic curiosity and innovative problem-solving skills.
Good active listening skills and solid attention to detail
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Demonstrable ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, multi-functional team structure.
Demonstrable ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, multi-functional team structure.

Preferred Additional Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft 365 for Finance and Operations (formerly AX) related data structures and entities
Software development experience, some programming experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Access
Working proficiency of data modeling, normalization, entity-relationship diagrams, star schemas, data warehousing, entity models, and other data design concepts
Experience with Business Intelligence tools and methods such as PowerBI, and Tableau
Experience with Data management framework, with D365 Finance and operation product.
Experience in the NGO sector in the delivery of systems across varying IT infrastructure and low/intermittent bandwidth scenarios

Working Environment

Standard office working environment.
Some international travel as needed.

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