Information Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Information Specialist
Location: Woerden, Netherlands
Position: Full-time

Context:
i+solutions was founded in 2005, as a training and consultancy department within the International Dispensary Association Foundation (IDA Foundation). It later went on to become an independent organization. Over the last 13 years, i+solutions has provided services that support the procurement and distribution of essential medicines, supporting governments and organizations in their quest to create sustainable access to medicines and health products. During this time, i+solutions’ portfolio has been continuously expanded and the services adapted to local and contemporary needs. Today i+solutions is active in more than 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Americas. i+solutions' work is based on a double pillar: we offer pills and skills. Our services comprise:  Procurement services for HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Reproductive Health + Essential Medicines  Training and consultancy in supply chain management, in order to make health systems in developing countries more resilient
Information Management has become increasingly important within i+solutions. Our supply chain operations channels all transactions through the ERP system. Our internal as well as external reports are generated from our DWH system. Our financial transactions are channeled through our finance system.
Next to these 3 core systems, i+solutions has a number of IT tools that are supporting visibility of data to our staff internally as well as our clients externally.
The combination of the core systems as well as the IT tools is called the ADANA platform.

Responsibilities:
 The Information Specialist contributes to the following tasks:
 Ensuring all applications of the ADANA platform are continuously improved to better support the business activities
 Managing the release planning based on prioritization of user (enhancement) requests and bug fixing
 Assisting i+solutions leadership in managing the software vendors
 Support development of new ideas how to improve the ADANA platform to support the business better
 Provide technical assistance in system architecture decision making
 Business analysis for configuration/customization activities
 Assisting in processing of Master Data Management within the applicable IT tools
 Technical representation for all systems
 Execution of system configurations
 Daily monitoring of IT related tickets
 Analysis of current system functionalities and processes and support design of improvements
 Collaborating with quality assurance team and implement critical quality related deliverables
 Managing and providing support to critical business application systems

Qualifications:
 A higher level or university education that combines informatics and business (BSc)
 2-5 years’ experience with software development as e.g. a business analyst and or a junior project manager ideally in the logistics industry
 2-4 years’ experience with SQL, JAVA, API, .NET
 Strong planning and organizational skills while organizational sensitive
 Strong sense of responsibility and an independent professional attitude
 Excellent communication skills, good command of the English language is required
 Going the extra mile mindset
 Affinity with the purpose and impact of i+solutions
 Eligible to work in the Netherlands. Applications from candidates living outside the Netherlands will not be considered.

Behavioral competencies:
 Professional discretion and the ability to align users effectively at all levels
 Experience with software release planning and managing external software vendors
 Strong negotiation skills to prioritize issues with users and external software vendors
 Open character with good social skills and a stewardship attitude
 Flexible, pays attention to details with a solid professional presentation.

What do we offer:
 Working in a great team and in a pleasant informal atmosphere
 A drive for purpose and a multicultural environment
 Teaming with professionals with passion for our mission
 Good compensation package and opportunities for personal development

Values and background check
I+solutions has zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse.
I+solutions may conduct background and reference checks on applicants who accept job employment offers.
Please apply with your CV and cover letter telling us why you think you would be a great fit for this position hr@iplussolutions.org.

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