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Business Systems Analyst - ABVJP00015770
Ref No.: 18-02174
Location: Waukegan, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/01/2018
 Title: Senior Business Analyst
Location: Waukegan, IL
Duration: 8+ Month Contract
Rate: Open DOE
Start: ASAP
Specifically, we need some deep procurement and technical skills on the Ariba platform. We are looking for some overall solution architecture support as we continue our journey on designing the source-to-settle elements.  We are focused this year on the supplier onboarding platform (SLP), but as well looking harder at the rest of the Ariba platform as well.  More importantly, we need a strong BSA that can work in the Procurement space.  Namely on upstream solutions around sourcing, contract management, or has skills with SAP vendor master.
·        Minimum Education – Bachelor's Degree, Master's degree a plus
·        Ability to effectively facilitate and influence task completion with others.
·        Experience running multiple projects simultaneously with ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
·        Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
·        Strong written and oral communication skills
·        Strategic business understanding and vision, with ability to translate strategy into tactical execution
Skills/Experience Requirements
·        Minimum of 8 years of business systems consulting or equivalent business analysis work experiences (i.e. Process Mapping, Requirements Gathering, and documentation).  Experienced in implementing and supporting global systems
·        Experience in upstream procurement processes such as Supplier Management, Evaluation and Onboarding (i.e. Vendor Data Management), Sourcing, Contract Management and Spend Analytics
·        Good understanding of system architecture, and integration between COTS systems, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solution (Overall solution architecture support)
·        Deep procurement and technical skills on SAP Ariba platform
·        Strong understanding of SRM and Vendor master
·        Ability to understand the impact of business processes on overall system performance and make improvement recommendations
·        Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple modules being developed/enhanced at the same time
·        Independent, self-starter who requires minimal guidance
·        Experience tracking, managing and resolving issues in an expedient manner
·        Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer relations skills as this person will be working directly with individuals across technical support groups and business operations groups

If interested and well qualified, please send a copy of your updated resume to