Job Description :
Position: Supply Chain Business Analyst – Master
Location: Creve Coeur, MO
Duration: 12+ Months

General Description:
Supply Chain Business Analyst will perform professional duties related to the review, assessment, and development of Supply Chain business transformational projects.
The primary focus of a Supply Chain Business Analyst is the effective use of resources, people and services, in the execution of transformational projects requiring Supply Chain Human Resources professionals.
Business Analysts will function in a liaison capacity, specifically to understand, analyze and translate business requirements into Human Resources process changes, while remaining consistent with the Supply Chain People Strategy.
This role will facilitate effective deployments/modifications to current practices.

Skills Required:
Three (3) years of experience as a Business Analyst including duties in research, business process analysis, development or implementation of policies and programs, organizations and work procedures, business process analysis, large group facilitation, and/or major analytical or research studies.
Office productivity tools, such as spreadsheets, presentation and word processing applications;
Methods of developing business process specifications;
Principles and practices of producing effective project documentation including business requirements documents, project charters, manuals or playbooks;
Principles of organization and management, Human Resources experience a plus;
Principles of business processes, Supply Chain a plus;
Principles of statistical methodology, project team development, facilitation techniques, methods and techniques in conducting analytical studies and systematic approaches to problem solving;
Time management and organizational skills; project management techniques; and
English grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage.
within specific assignments;
Possesses a curious, engaged nature;
Ability to analyze complex facts and figures; Actively seeks data from a variety of sources;
Ability to identify subtle links between seemingly independent information;
Ability to apply creative thinking to complex business scenarios;
Ability to create/write logical, comprehensive, concise reports and correspondence;
Ability to influence through communicating effectively orally and in writing using language understandable to management and other staff;
Ability to acquire and retain subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of the assigned business function, including applicable laws, rules, regulations, procedures and/or other operations;
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships;
Ability to manage time effectively and to multi-task, as required;
Specifically, to handle multiple and parallel projects; and
Ability to represent effectively the Business Function needs and requirements to the Human Resources team as well as the Human Resources Team to the Business Function.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Defines and documents customer business functions and processes.
Represents business functions and processes through pictorial or visual representations.
Consults with functional business unit management and other team members to identify, define and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, and changes to talent requirements.
Acts as a liaison between departmental end-users, other analysts, project-dependent consultants, Human Resources team members, and other organizations in the analysis and design of Human Resources requirements for Supply Chain transformational projects.
Analyzes feasibility of, and develops requirements for, Human Resources deliverables to satisfy the needs of the Business as well as the Supply Chain People Strategy.
Tracks and fully documents conditions and constraints for functional and business specifications; writes detailed universally understood processes/procedures for permanent Human Resources records as well as use in training.
Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through human capital; assists in the preparation of proposals to develop and implement operational or procedural changes.
Reads and interprets business requirements, and then translates in terms understandable to the other project team members, the Human Resources team and Supply Chain leadership, specifically through development of Project Charters, Requirements Documents, and other Project Tools.
Plans, organizes, collaborates and conducts business process reengineering, transformational projects and/or management reviews.
(Examples of transformational projects include projects requiring strategic analysis of an entire process or operating area as identified by the Business.
Recommended Human Resources solutions must be developed in consultation with impacted internal stakeholders, while remaining objective and independent of the stakeholders
Researches and prepares statistical project reports using data from surveys developed for purpose.
Consolidates information into cohesive and understandable correspondence or other written form for use in management decision-making.
Conducts change impact analysis to assess the potential implications of changes and documents selected Human Resources processes, functions and requirements at the direction of the Human Resources Leadership Team.
Works with the Change Management Team to insure that change impact analysis is addressed in appropriate Change Management Plans.
Participates in user acceptance testing/validation of Human Resources tools and procedures to insure satisfaction of Business Requirements and Human Resources People Strategy.
Provides assistance in training, mentoring, and coaching Human Resources professionals related to new tools and procedures.
Develops training curriculum and conducts formal training/information sessions, as required.
Directs or participates in new and existing programs and special projects to determine feasibility, resolve problems including organizational, procedural, and fiscal research and analysis; prepares reports and written findings and recommendations; and monitors changes implemented in assigned projects.
Operating under general supervision;
Performing duties with broad latitude for judgment, while insuring collaboration within Supply Chain Human Resources;
Performing business process analysis with understanding of problem identification, analysis and resolution;
Comparing and contrasting business functions to insure consistent delivery of Human Resources solutions;
Documenting and recommending process changes based on business requirements and Supply Chain People Strategy;
Performing strategic business analysis in support of Business Transformational projects.
Perform duties under general, minimal supervision

Education/Training/Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.