Our client, a leading manufacturer, marketer, and seller of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products, is hiring a Business Analyst (SAP) on a contract basis.
Bristol, PA (Onsite Presence Required 3-4 Times Weekly).
Position Summary: As a Business Analyst, you will possess a deep understanding of business processes, process analysis and management, and their IT requirements. Your role will involve driving the definition, optimization, improvement, and approved changes to both new and existing business processes and IT solutions by developing business and functional requirements. You will also be responsible for managing process conformance and compliance, such as SOX requirements. Additionally, you may be tasked with developing and delivering documentation and training materials.
- Identify operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, and evaluating output requirements and formats.
- Analyze business requirements, construct workflow charts and diagrams, and study system capabilities to write specifications.
- Recommend controls by identifying problems and proposing improved procedures.
- Define project requirements, milestones, phases, and elements; form project teams; and establish project budgets.
- Monitor project progress by tracking activities, resolving issues, publishing progress reports, and recommending actions.
- Provide user references by creating and maintaining user documentation, offering help desk support, and delivering user training.
- Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
- Engage the Team in the Vision: Provide clarity to each team member regarding their role in achieving the vision, strategy, and goals.
Embrace and Initiate Change: Recognize what to preserve and what to change, and have the courage to initiate and lead changes that drive success.
- Proficiency in SAP.
- Hardware and software support expertise. (The job is asking for experience in upgrade of SAP – need to know networks/servers to support SAP system HW components, such as processors, storage – SAP applications rely on a robust and well-configured network infrastructure. This involves understanding networking technologies, including routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, and the configuration and optimization of network paths for SAP communication. Network reliability, bandwidth, and security are key considerations.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Suite.
- Service accounts management.
- Leadership in upgrade initiatives.
- ERP experience and application support background (a plus).
- Self-motivated and proactive with a willingness to take initiative.
- Strong organizational skills.
Requirements & Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent experience.
- Understanding of emerging technologies.
- Business acumen.
- Business process modeling.
- In-depth knowledge of application domains.
- Requirements definition and management.
- Effective oral and written communication.
- Consultative problem-solving and consulting.
Technical Skills and Qualifications:
- Proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
- Functional knowledge of ERP modules and functionalities (e.g., SAP, Cornerstone).
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited universities with a strong academic record.
Pay Rate: $70 – $80 per hour.