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Business Analyst Pricing & TPM Integration, ERP S4 Hana Transformation

Company: PRI Global
Location: Hershey
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionProject Summary: At Hershey,We Champion the Consumer,so we are modernizing our Finance, Supply Chain, and Order to Cashprocesses, systems and data to win in a consumer-centric, digital world. Our current US/CDN SAP ERP platform no longer adequately supports our strategy; it is heavily customized and extremely difficult upgrade for current practices Our growth through acquisition means we have opportunities to create synergies to standardize platforms to increase value. Information and data are siloed and not structured to focus on the consumer data we need to excel To leap forward, we are implementing SAPs S/4 HANA ERP, a powerful, simple, Client standard and modern platform that will enable us to align our processes and data to our strategies tool alone is not a solution; we need a team of forward-thinking dedicated people that can provide the necessary technical and business expertise, to ensure the success of our people, process, technology and data both at go-live and on-going. The S/4 HANA ERP project has required highly skilled subject matter expertise in the areas of our global manufacturing supply chain (in the countries of US, Mexico, and Malaysia), Finance (within US, Philippines, and Mexico), and Order to Cash (within the US, Philippines, Canada, Mexico, and Export markets), from across the enterprise and various levels (directors down to and including tactical implementators). We have built a global template as well as addressed country localizations (based off regulatory and financial compliance matters). Role Summary: Briefly state the primary purpose of the job. NOTE: This Role Summary is generic and would be applied to specific areas within the Finance, Order to Cash or Supply Chain workstreams within the S/4 Program The Business Analyst for the ERP S4 Hana Transformation will be accountable for the design and implementation of one or more capabilities or sets of features (system + process functionality) within a global template solution (both SAP S/4 and integrations to key monument systems). The capability(s) represent components (level 3 and level 4 of the process hierarchy) of the end-to-end processes within Finance, Order to Cash, or Supply Chain. The Business Analyst supports the Product Owner within the S/4 project, ensuring that a backlog of work exists throughout the project phases of build, test, training and deployment of new enterprise standard functionality for our core processes. The Business Analyst leverages their functional expertise and customer knowledge to ensure the capability(s) is clearly documented with user stories (or backlog of work) with clear acceptance criteria, and that these user stories are aligned with the vision and expectations of the end-to-end product. Additionally, Business Analysts supports the Product Owner by ensuring there is clear process documentation (process flows, business process design documents, standard operating procedures, and job aids) for their respective components of the global template. The role also ensures the documentation is translated and updated in subsequent process/system education and training content, and supports the local super users to deliver this education and training content. The Business Analyst role is accountable to identify key business scenarios for testing and ensures such scenarios are fully tested prior to the deployment of new functionality. The role works with the Data team to ensure that sufficience and complete data exists for such testing. Lastly, this role helps to define and ensure personas (or business role expectations) are clearly defined and documented and that subsequent security (system access/role definition) is established for the respective roles. Other responsibilities of this role include: Execute tactical deliverables for the overall S/4 Confirmation Phase design principles during the Agile Development Process Contribute to the value creation for the sub-process design and impact Represent the end user by ensuring key decisions are validated in the system and on occasion decisions are socialized among other project team members (at multiple levels of leadership) to mitigate risks and ensure cross program tactical linkages Internal advocate for change within the Hershey employee and partner network impacted by the transformation Identify and raise up conflicting priorities to Product Owner and/or Workstream Leadership team when work needs to be prioritized within Agile Development Process Enterprise knowledge of respective sub-process functional and policies across business units impacted by S/4 upgrades/changes. Areas within job scope are executed flawlessly to ensure rigorous system tool testing, training, and deployment in the associated business units without impacting business operation, financial reporting, and supply chain disruption Major Duties/Responsibilities: Identify the major duties/responsibilities of the job. List the percentage of the incumbent's time that will be spent on each major duty/responsibility. Total should not exceed 100 percent. It is not necessary to list duties/responsibilities that represent less than 10 percent of time. Time % Summary of major duties: 1. 40% Subject Matter Expert driving the design and build of sub-process (within an End-to-End) capabilities and on-going enhancements for a global template (enterprise standard) Clearly define and document the set of user stories that represent the functionality of a feature (or broader capability) within the global template Ensure each user story has a corresponding acceptance criteria that ensures functionality will meet business requirements Drive a back-log of work that ensures teams are continuously building both base or MVP functionality as well as on-going enhancements Participate in all routine Agile ceremonies (daily scrum meetings, weekly data meetings/ART sync/workstream check-in, etc) and elevate key performance, risks/issues and decisions taken to the PO, Workstream Leadership and PMO teams 2. 20% Enabler of System and Process Testing Ensure high volume and standard scenarios are clearly defined and tested in all new or changed system configurations Work with the data team to ensure data is available and established in time to support both unit and end-to-end testing Ensure testing meetings business requirements/user story expectations 3. 20% Champion of process and system documentation and education/training. Ensures business personas and subsequent security is established. Ensure complete and comprehensive set of sub-process/capability documentation exists including business process design documents, business process flows, standard operating procedures and job aids Coordinate with the OCM team to ensure complete and comprehensive training content is available for the respective capabilities/functionality Enable the super-user network by coordinating the identification of end-user and ensure these end-users are trained and ready to accept the new functionality Maintain an expectation for the business role via the personas. Ensure personas clearly define what business roles are required to successful function within the global template. Ensure the subsequent system security is defined and configured to support the user adoption and operation. 4. 20% Advocate of the Global Template and Process Sustainability Drive adoption and acceptance of the global template process and system Serve as the sub-process champion for Learning & Development of an end-to-end global process Drive continuous improvement and on-going enhancements of both process and system functionality. Dimensions: Describe the scope of the position in terms of appropriate measures (personnel supervised, budgets, assets, sales, units processed, calls handled, etc.) Dimension (*** Units, Employees) Sub-Process Capabilities Supported 15-20 Sets of Features Enabled 50-100 End Users Supported 5-25 FTE Business Units Supported 7-8 (majority of Hersheys global operations) Expected Skills: Make and own decisions. bility to drive consensus and resolve conflicts across multiple parties with conflicting views. nalyze and design business processes. Have Expert Industry and product knowledge. Take a pragmatic/economic view while prioritizing functionality make sacrifices for the bigger picture. Proven change advocate and collegial team player Communication skills with end users and also with the project teams. Champion the project solution and frame changes in a way that engages and excites the end user community. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong financial, reporting skills especially in a Finance Controlling environment Excellent Program and Project management skills Strong problem solving and analytical skills Excellent customer service skills (internal and external) Excellent understanding of corporate policies, practices and organizations bility to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and produce quality results under pressure High energy self-starter Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Be specific with regard to years of experience, special training, applicable degree (or critical college level courses), as well as equivalency to education and experience. Education: Bachelors degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent (Should be relevant to Sub-Process Area) Experience: Minimum 3-4 years progressive responsibility within the respective areas of expertise.

Keywords: PRI Global, Reading , Business Analyst Pricing & TPM Integration, ERP S4 Hana Transformation, Professions , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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