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Business Systems Analyst - North Tawton

At Gregory Distribution Ltd (GDL), as a result of continued growth, we have a vacancy for a Business Systems Analyst based at our Head Office in North Tawton. This is an exciting opportunity to make your own within the GDL business.


The position involves:

Being a key member of a systems team which implements system software and process improvements across the groups systems so that they can work efficiently.

Management of business projects and change requests for externally sourced business systems.

Understanding business processes and analysing user requirements.

Documenting end user requirements.

Liaising with end users, software developers and programmers to achieve outcomes.

Identifying system improvements by studying current practices and business processes, designing modifications and implementing potential system improvements.

Becoming a key expert in the functionality of our systems.

Designing training\User Documentation for system enhancements.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of system enhancements and system releases.

Supporting system implementations.

Maintenance and release management for externally sourced business systems.

Customer facing for external customer system integration.

3rd Line support with regards systems to the IT Services Team.


Essential Skills required:

Solid understanding and experience of all aspects of managing system changes.

Experience of Business Process Documentation.

Confident IT System User.

Able to work within a fast-paced and sometimes pressurised operational environment.

Strong analytical approach, able to question processes and identify potential improvements.

Business Process driven, with experience of implementing systems to follow defined business processes.

Experience of end user process and system training.

Experience of UAT and testing against defined business scenarios.

Strong Communication and people skills (verbal and written).

Able to work under own direction and as part of a team.

Previous customer service experience.

Knowledge of the transport industry is advantageous.

Direct involvement/experience of IT Project Implementations - Desirable


Why Gregory Distribution?

Salary of between £30,000pa and £35,000pa Dependent on Experience.

Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday - 09:00am until 17:30pm.

Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.

Pension and sickness scheme*

Leading industry qualifications*

Childcare voucher scheme.

Mobile phone discounts*

Referral Scheme.

Strong culture of team work.


Who we are?

With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK.

As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in. Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for Apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth.


So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy.


Closing Date - 19 February 2018

Application Form

Personal Details

Are you subject to immigration control?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard before? If yes, please give details.

Do any of your relatives work for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard?





Qualifications & Training

Do you have a valid UK driving licence?

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Career History

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Date of Employment

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Are you currently registered with a Recruitment Agency?

Have you been registered with a Recruitments Agency in the past 12 months?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard through a Recruitment Agency in the past 12 months? If yes, please give details.


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