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ICT Analyst Programmer

Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Charleville, C, IE

Company: Kerry

About Kerry

Kerry Agribusiness, a division of Kerry Group PLC, assembles 1.1 billion litres of milk annually from our 3,250 milk suppliers in the south-west of Ireland. Kerry Agribusiness is responsible for the management of all activities relating to our farmers, ensuring the efficient production of grass-based, sustainably produced and high-quality milk, thereby making it a source of premium-quality dairy and nutritional products for customers across the globe.


Kerry Agribusiness is proud of our grass-based, sustainable milk supply and were the first major milk processor in Ireland to have achieved 100% SDAS (Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme) Certification under the Bord Bia Origin Green scheme. 


Kerry Agribusiness, through our technical and advisory extension services, enable our entire supplier base to maximise on-farm efficiencies and farm profitability. This is achieved through the application of management information systems, animal health programmes, improved grassland management practices and specialist nutrition services.


Against a background of continuing change in EU and global agriculture, Kerry Agribusiness is committed to bringing the Group’s wealth of knowledge and international experience to its supplier base.

About the role

Key responsibilities

The Kerry Agribusiness ICT team is responsible for  maintaining and developing systems to support the needs of Kerry Agribusiness.


  • The role will involve the support and maintenance of various systems within Kerry Agribusiness including POS, Milk Assembly, Milk Payments, Stores Trading and Sales Analysis.
  • This is a role that will require working closely with the business to agree requirements, document functional design and specifications, manage projects and complete testing and implementation.
  • Develop, maintain, test and implement software
  • Analyse and document existing business processes with a view to establishing more efficient and effective business processes.
  • Work closely with key users and management to identify and document business weaknesses and efficiency opportunities
  • Work with fellow ICT team members to implement systems and process solutions as agreed with management
  • Effective communication to senior management on project status and ensuring adherence to agreed roadmaps
  • Manage and co-ordinate the delivery of such solutions to the end user community across Kerry Agribusiness

Qualifications and skills

Essential Experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role .
  • A working knowledge of SQL ideally in an Oracle environment
  • Project Mangement/ leadership experience on a least one major ICT project.
  • Experience of understaning both business & ICT needs and methodologies
  • Competence with MS Office Products ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Experience of implementing ICT systems in a similiar environment


Desirable Experience

  • A working knowlege of Oracle Forms and Reports
  • A working knowledge of PL/SQL
  • Basic Unix knowledge
  • Oracle DBA Skills
  • Toad for Oracle

Skills/ Aptitudes

  • Strong analytical capabiliites , including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills and critical thinking skils
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills with a broad knowledge of ERP systems


  • Primary Degree in an ICT related discipline


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