SAP Business Analyst

at The Gavilon Group
Published January 12, 2024
Location Omaha, NE
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Job Summary:

The Viterra US IT department is searching for an IT Business/Process Analyst with SAP experience as we look to replace our existing ERP technology and establish new operating procedures.

In this role, the IT Business/Process Analyst will document current state process, gather future state requirements, create process flows and translate business needs as it relates to delivering new ERP systems for Viterra US. This individual will specifically be part of the SAP project stream and expected to embed with the project's Operating Committees as well as the Project Teams delivering the work, teetering the line between business and IT.

As SAP is a new technology at Viterra US, this role will also help ensure a smooth delivery - including providing subject matter expertise to the local business teams and helping with training and change management.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Elicit and document functional business requirements via discovery workshops, surveys, site visits and/or shadows.
  • Construct process diagrams and workflows.
  • Help to distinguish user requests from the underlying needs according to the project's business case. Apply objective prioritization models.
  • Discover, organize, and clarify business needs and produce functional specifications for change.
  • Communicate the details and value of features to the IT development team to ensure they understand the specifications.
  • Assist in creating test plans and test scripts according to future state business process and system design.
  • Coordinate with business units to test and evaluate the new or updated features.
  • Perform quality assurance (QA) testing, as appropriate.
  • Assist in the creation of end-user training material and participate in or lead training sessions.
  • Ensure and coordinate knowledge transfer of project to appropriate support teams. Help with long-term SAP support structure for the US.
  • Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.

Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience required; degree in Business Analysis, Business Administration, Information Technology, Communications, or related field preferred.
  • Experience with enterprise SAP ERP implementations, specifically in the SAP FICO modules required.
  • SAP FICO data migration experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient in business/system analysis and/or quality assurance.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely in oral, written, and presentation formats is essential.

  • Aptitude to analyze, document, and solve complex business problems, motivate others and have some fun!

Special Demands:

  • Frequent sitting at an office desk with computer for long periods of time.
  • May require periodic travel to elevators/facilities in the United States and/or to the local Regina, Saskatchewan Viterra office.