MTN South Africa Recruits MRP Smart Card Specialist

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6 Dec, 2013

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Job mission
Co-ordinating the provisioning process of prepaid sim cards and generation of input and output files for all smart cards in line with business plan requirements from the various Sales Channels.


KPA duties
Planning and Inventory Management• Ensuring adequate stock on hand levels of sim cards throughout the MTN SP supply chain• Input into the monthly forecasting processOperational Activities• Co-ordinate provisioning activities around sim cards• Generate input and output files for all smart cards• Monthly and ad hoc reporting as required by management• Co-ordinate the artwork approval with suppliers Processes and Procedures• Ensure that all processes and procedures are adhered to at all times Quality Assurance• Monitor quality levels and rejection rates of sim cards• Ensure quality issues relating to sim cards are addressed with suppliersTechnical• Coordinate the PGP Key file exchange and ultimate use for logical orders with Channels• Monitor and administer provisioning of sim cards• Generate output files for onward distribution to suppliers• Ensure all input and output files are securely transferred to and from suppliersAfter sales support• Resolve customer related sim card queries

Educational requirements
Degree or higher qualification in IT• Qualification through experience : More than 5 years in MTN environment, with proven track record:

Experience required
Working knowledge of MTN systems such as Oracle ERP, PPMS and Single View• Solid understanding of smart card technology• Thorough understanding of system elements and processes• Multi-dimensional Relationship management• Knowledge of telecommunication industry, MTN specifically• Knowledge of MTN processes and systems• At least 2 years’ experience within a supply chain, preferably in telecoms and or smart card industry

Skills required
Knowledge: • Working knowledge of the MRP process roles and responsibilities within MTN • An understanding of MTN’s sim card processes • Inventory management • Understanding of performance drivers in various sales environments • Broad understanding of the MTN business and how it operates • Systems – Oracle ERP, Single View, PPMS and Discoverer • Quality control Skills / physical competencies: • Analytical skills –making sense of information • Computer literate • Planning skills – plan, prioritise, resource allocation and deliver on time Problem solving skills • Ability to work with deadlines in a deadline-driven environment • Time management skills (specifically the ability to prioritise) • Technical / professional excellence Behavioural qualities: • Focused and priority driven – staying focused amidst the multiple demands and expectations • Customer centricity • Be able to work under pressure • Dead-line/output driven • Attention to detail • Team player • Customer centricity • Self motivated, pro active • Service orientation • Operate with integrity (high ethics) –to maintain confidentiality • Proactivity / initiative – to introduce ongoing changes to maximise productivity and influence the future • Innovative • Accuracy and attention to detail

Other information
Reference No: CSSO/MRP/MM
Position Type: Permanent
Affirmative Action: Open to All
Additional: Training:• Products and Services• Systems training (Oracle ERP)• Computer training• Formal courses or on the job training


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Applications close 11 Dec 2013.

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