Supply Chain Business Analyst

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Employment: Full Time

Data Analysis and Reporting:
• Collect and analyze data related to the supply chain, including inventory levels, demand forecasts, and supplier performance.
• Develop and generate reports showing non-compliance “deviation” from agreed SLA, P&P, and TOFA
• Communicate findings and recommendations to key stakeholders through presentations, reports, and other communication channels.
• Coordinate with internal IT team for generating reports and dashboards to provide insights into key performance indicators (KPIs) and make data-driven recommendations.

Process Improvement & Benchmarking
• Identify inefficiencies in the supply chain processes and propose improvements to enhance overall efficiency, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements and monitor the results.
• Monitor industry trends, regulatory changes, and technological advancements that may impact the supply chain.
• Stay updated on best practices and emerging technologies in supply chain management.

Demand Planning and Forecasting:
• Work closely with the demand planning team and supply team to analyze historical data and market trends to improve forecasting accuracy.
• Assist in developing and maintaining demand forecasting models to optimize inventory levels and minimize stockouts.

Inventory Management:
• Optimize inventory levels to balance the cost of holding inventory against the risk of stockouts.
• Develop and implement strategies to minimize excess and obsolete inventory.

Supplier Relationship Management:
• Evaluate and monitor supplier performance through metrics and key performance indicators.
• Collaborate with procurement teams for continuous monitoring of contracts status, milestones, and KPIs.

Technology Utilization:
• Leverage technology and data analytics tools like Power Bi to streamline supply chain processes.
• Plan and implement supply chain digitalization projects.

Risk Management:
• Identify and assess potential risks in the supply chain, such as disruptions in the supply of raw materials or geopolitical issues.
• Develop strategies to mitigate risks and ensure continuity of supply.

Project Management:
• Contribute to supply chain improvement projects, ensuring timely completion and effective implementation of solutions.
• Work closely with SAP developers and consultants to design, implement, and maintain SAP solutions.
• Participate in SAP implementation projects, including system upgrades and enhancements.
• Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful implementation of SAP solutions.

Business Process Analysis:
• Analyze and understand the organization's end-to-end supply chain processes and identify areas for improvement using SAP solutions.
• Create business requirement documents and coordinate with internal IT team for mapping business processes to SAP functionalities.

Troubleshooting and Support:
• Provide basic support to end users for SAP-related supply chain issues.
• Collaborate with SAP support teams to resolve complex technical issues.

Training and Documentation:
• Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for end-users to ensure effective utilization of SAP supply chain modules.
• Create and maintain business process documentation and user guidelines.

Collaboration with Stakeholders:
• Work closely with business stakeholders, including supply chain managers, procurement teams, and logistics teams, to understand their requirements and coordinate with internal IT team for implementing business solutions.
• Collaborate with various departments, including procurement, logistics, finance, and sales, to ensure alignment of supply chain strategies with overall business objectives.
• Collaborate with leadership to drive strategic initiatives based on analytical insights.

Generic Accountabilities:
• Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ):
• Adhere to all relevant SHEQ policies, procedures, instructions, and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
• Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
• Others:
• Carry out any other related duties as directed by the Supply manager.


• A minimum of 8 - 10 years of experience in roles such as supply chain analyst, procurement specialist or related positions.
• Training / certification in SAP SCM modules preferred.
• Familiar with supply chain process related to Oil & Gas, Transportation / logistics Industries.
• GCC experience Preferred.

Job Specific Skills:
• Strategic thinker with strong analytical and communication skills.
• Specialist knowledge in SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) modules, which may include SAP MM (Materials Management), SAP SD (Sales and Distribution), SAP PP (Production Planning), SAP WM (Warehouse Management), SAP LE (Logistics Execution) and SAP APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization).
• SAP Logistics module exposure.
• Business Process Analysis and Process Mapping Skills
• Data Analysis, Reporting and Project management Skills


Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (known as Nakilat, which means carriers in Arabic) is a Qatari-listed shipping company established by the State of Qatar to own, operate and manage LNG vessels and to provide shipping and marine-related services to a range of participants within the Qatari hydrocarbon sector. Nakilat is an integral component of the supply chain of some of the largest, most advanced energy projects in the world undertaken by Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, RasGas and their joint venture partners for the State of Qatar.

Nakilat was established in 2004 and is a joint stock company owned 50% by its founding shareholders and 50% by the public. Nakilat owns 54 LNG vessels, making it the largest LNG ship owner in the world. Our fleet of vessels transport LNG produced from Qatars North Field, the worlds largest non-associated gas field with approximately 15% of the worlds total proven reserves to global markets. These vessels, ordered from Korean shipyards, incorporate the latest technology for safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation of LNG.

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