Business Consultant - Operations and Distribution Management in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

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The Business Consultant – Operations and Distribution Management position is focused on the Distribution and Transportation arena within SAP functions. This position is responsible for supporting the Operations Management Enablement Sr. Manager in the identification and delivery of targeted capabilities. This individual will take a proactive role in the development and execution of projects and plans which result in high-value capabilities aligned to business priorities. The incumbent supports the team in management and delivery of the Operations Management related IT Portfolio and serves as a primary interface to one or more functional areas (Planning, Inventory Management, Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution, Transportation, Global Trade, and Procurement) globally. The individual will play a role in understanding business operations and strategies, gathering business requirements, performing use case analysis, providing functional support for IT applications and services, supporting functional and user acceptance testing, and providing project management and coordination with the goal of delivering expected business outcomes. Additional responsibilities include creating resource workplans, effort-level and budgetary estimates, business cases, and status reports, as well as executing all projects within approved timelines and budgets. Continuous Improvement is expected to leverage existing investments and deliver insights to business stakeholders thru collaboration and reviewing current and future business priorities and needs.


Principal Accountabilities
  • Provide functional knowledge of current and future business processes and functional/technical expertise in the IT services/applications that support them
  • Provide functional support, knowledge transfer, and training on business facing applications
  • Provide project management, coordination, and oversight for key projects; including the creation of project work plans, resource plans, contingency plans, risk assessments, and test plans
  • Develop test cases for new and redesigned processes


Basic Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in related field (Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business, Computer Science, Information Systems); an MBA is a plus
  • 5+ years Information Technology Experience
  • 3+ years of experience working in a Supply Chain related IT role
  • Functional and SAP technical knowledge and experience across a range of Supply Chain business processes (Planning, Inventory Management, Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution, Transportation, Global Trade, and Procurement)
  • Ability to organize and lead technical projects, cross functional teams, and external vendors.
  • Experience providing functional and technical training and support


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a global organization across the full range of SDLC business processes: requirements, design, configuration, development, testing, and deployment
  • Able to interact at the highest levels of the organization and establish collaborative relationships with business and IT leaders, as well as clients, technology subject matter experts and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capability to lead business requirements gathering and solution analysis, business case development, and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Excellent troubleshooting /problem resolution skills