Our client currently has an opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst to help develop and execute IT strategies for Master Data Management (MDM) globally for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. This person will understand business strategies and capabilities for Master Data Management, provide advice, assistance and leadership in any area associated with the planning, procurement, provision, delivery, management, maintenance and effective business use of MDM systems. Identify, propose, initiate and lead significant improvement programs establishing requirements for the implementation of changes in processes, organizational roles and responsibilities and MDM service delivery.

Description

  • Identify current and emerging business needs and evaluates alternative IT solutions using standard information systems methodologies and best practices
  • Proactively seek out strategic business opportunities for the application of new or existing IT capabilities with IT leadership providing key opinions and comprehensive strategic analyses and insights to help discover strategic uses of IT products and services
  • Develop, lead, or review the creation of information systems strategy to support the strategic requirements for MDM. Contribute to development of roadmaps and business cases that sequence IT solutions working towards the achievement of the business strategies
  • Ensure compliance between business strategies and technology directions
  • Make recommendations to process stakeholders regarding the correct approach to achieve process improvement objectives
  • Develop business relationships and integrate activities with other IT departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts. Manage relationships between clients and IT organizations to assure effective communication between the groups is occurring.
  • Broker services within IT community on behalf of customers; coordinate portfolio of solutions and identify interdependencies.
  • Identify standardization of processes and support solutions
  • Support planning, controlling and monitoring, risk management, and resource management to best meet project objectives
  • Regularly communicate status of solutions and services
  • Lead and manage data integration and conversion areas of planning, co-ordination and meeting customer expectations for SAP releases
  • Develop and maintain Software Life Cycle (SLC) documentation and objects to support data design, development, and conversion
  • Prepare testing plans to confirm that requirements and system design are accurate and complete
  • Conduct training and provide direct subject matter expertise to business and technical resources for all areas of master data management, including data conversion processes and tools
  • Develop domain expertise for key master data domains (customer, supplier, material, and other critical objects) to enable direct participation in data conversion activities in support of implementation projects
  • Effectively communicate end-to-end impact of master data to business and technical stakeholder groups

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration or another discipline relevant for the healthcare industry or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of MDM experience and must understand MDM data objects
  • 3-7 years of IT and ERP experience (SAP strongly preferred)
  • Good communication, logical thinking, decision making and problem-solving abilities

Preferred Experience

  • Familiarity and previous hands-on experience with SAP MDG and SAP Data Services
  • Strong knowledge in Supplier / Customer / BP CRUD process
  • SAP S4 experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in setting IT or business strategy and business IT alignment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with GxP validation and/or other regulated environments
  • Familiarity with BPCS or other AS/400-based ERP systems
  • Experience in complex environments with a wide variety of interfaced applications
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all management levels
  • Strong ability to collaborate, influence and build consensus

Client Benefits:

  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a very generous company match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Pension
  • Training and career development including tuition assistance
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Waukegan IL