Sr IT Analyst Procurement

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Bolingbrook , IL 60490

Posted 2 months ago

OVERVIEW Live the experience. From professional empowerment to continual learning opportunities.

From ongoing investment in new and emerging technologies to a career of self-determination. At Ulta Beauty, our tech team is critical to our scalability-and is recognized that way. We've been defined as a "mature start-up." A place where interdepartmental exposure, open doors, and genuine collaboration is ubiquitous.

Where challenges come fast and furious, requiring agility, mental dexterity, and creativity. Where our passion for better solutions drives us and is core to who we are. We're engineering for the future of retail, and it's no-holds-barred.

But for those motivated by continual change and ambiguity, by superior leadership, by whip smart colleagues who will press you daily for your very best, you'll find that virtually nothing's impossible at Ulta Beauty. THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE: The Sr IT Analyst for Procurement systems in SAP Merchandising Team will have functional and technical responsibility for implementation, projects, testing, and support of Procurement & its related Master Data applications at ULTA.

Procurement applications will include SAP-MM in SAP ECC & SAP S4, relevant Master Data, Ariba and Fiori Systems. Master Data applications will include but not limited to Article Master, Vendor Master, Site Master, and Pricing Master for Retail. The Sr IT Analyst will be working closely with the business, cross functional teams on project and help Support organization, as needed.

They will lead Merchandising IT members to formulate and participate in new scope & requirements, blueprinting, testing, build and deploy activities to meet the business needs in Supplier collaboration, Procurement areas. CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Requirements definition and management:

Uses established techniques as directed to identify current problems and elicit, specify, and document business functional, data and non-functional requirements. Reviews operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions in new or changed processes Configuration/Development Management:

Applies tools, techniques and processes to track, log, report on and correct configuration items, components and changes related to the configuration items.

Contributes to the design, testing, and documentation of complex requirements from agreed specifications by working independently or with the development team Relationship Management: Reviews the communications needs of each stakeholder group in conjunction with business owners and subject matter experts. Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific tasks.

Contributes to the development and enhancement of customer and stakeholder relationships Application Support: Maintains application support processes, and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures. Uses application management software and tools to investigate issues, collect performance statistics and create reports Change Management:

Assesses analyses, creates, documents, presents and implements changes based on requests for change. Problem Management: Undertakes and reviews actions to investigate and resolve problems in systems, processes and services.

Assesses problem fixes/remedies. Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Business Process Improvement:

Analyzes business processes by evaluating alternative solutions, assessing feasibility, and recommending new approaches, typically seeking to exploit technology components. Develops business requirements for the implementation of significant changes in organizational mission, business functions and process, organizational roles and responsibilities, and scope or nature of service delivery ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Functional configuration and SME responsibility for SAP Procurement, its relevant master data, Ariba, OpenText for testing, and project work Functional responsibility for integration into Planning systems, external Warehouse management system and third party Procure to Pay Applications Work closely with key business partners and cross functional areas during entire life-cycle of the project Provide functional support and troubleshooting for production issues by working with the Support Organization in Procurement area Explore and recommend solutions to issues & business requirements Lead, participate, and document requirements, design, and test plans within sessions for project, enhancement, or break/fix work in P2P area Assist or build Project plan, track completion, and create estimates for multiple Merchandising initiatives.

Creates, maintains, and leads coordination for documentation such as functional specifications, configuration document, FUT, process flows, etc Mentors less experienced colleagues as required. THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS: Qualified candidate will possess 3+ years hands on experience in functional configuration within SAP procurement, IM module functional and support analyst. 3+ years hands on experience in functional configuration within SAP Procurement, IM module as functional and support analyst.

Strong Procure to pay knowledge with at least 4 to 5 years of experience in Direct & indirect procurement, Sub-Contract purchasing and FI, IM and WM integration. Experience in integration of SAP MM with external Planning systems like JDA Allocation, Manhattan DFIO, Ariba Network, OpenText, external Warehouse application like Manhattan WMOS, is preferable Experience with Procure to Pay solutions in retail or high-volume industries. Experience in Procure to pay scenarios in S/4 HANA Environment will be a huge plus.

Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change Strong communication and collaboration skills, both written and verbal and active listening traits Strong analytical and problem solving skills Networking/interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals, both internally and externally Flexibility of providing support during odd hours, weekends, and peak seasons Experience in working with contractor firms with resources both onshore and offshore. Be proactive and ability to catch issues before failures Bachelor's degree COLORADO PAY RANGE At this time, Colorado residents are not eligible for this position. ABOUT At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:

ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own private label.

Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring-hair, skin, brow, and make-up services. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS: Qualified candidate will possess 3+ years hands on experience in functional configuration within SAP procurement, IM module functional and support analyst. 3+ years hands on experience in functional configuration within SAP Procurement, IM module as functional and support analyst.

Strong Procure to pay knowledge with at least 4 to 5 years of experience in Direct & indirect procurement, Sub-Contract purchasing and FI, IM and WM integration. Experience in integration of SAP MM with external Planning systems like JDA Allocation, Manhattan DFIO, Ariba Network, OpenText, external Warehouse application like Manhattan WMOS, is preferable Experience with Procure to Pay solutions in retail or high-volume industries. Experience in Procure to pay scenarios in S/4 HANA Environment will be a huge plus.

Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change Strong communication and collaboration skills, both written and verbal and active listening traits Strong analytical and problem solving skills Networking/interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals, both internally and externally Flexibility of providing support during odd hours, weekends, and peak seasons Experience in working with contractor firms with resources both onshore and offshore. Be proactive and ability to catch issues before failures Bachelor's degreeTHE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE: The Sr IT Analyst for Procurement systems in SAP Merchandising Team will have functional and technical responsibility for implementation, projects, testing, and support of Procurement & its related Master Data applications at ULTA.

Procurement applications will include SAP-MM in SAP ECC & SAP S4, relevant Master Data, Ariba and Fiori Systems. Master Data applications will include but not limited to Article Master, Vendor Master, Site Master, and Pricing Master for Retail. The Sr IT Analyst will be working closely with the business, cross functional teams on project and help Support organization, as needed.

They will lead Merchandising IT members to formulate and participate in new scope & requirements, blueprinting, testing, build and deploy activities to meet the business needs in Supplier collaboration, Procurement areas. CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Requirements definition and management:

Uses established techniques as directed to identify current problems and elicit, specify, and document business functional, data and non-functional requirements. Reviews operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions in new or changed processes Configuration/Development Management:

Applies tools, techniques and processes to track, log, report on and correct configuration items, components and changes related to the configuration items.

Contributes to the design, testing, and documentation of complex requirements from agreed specifications by working independently or with the development team Relationship Management: Reviews the communications needs of each stakeholder group in conjunction with business owners and subject matter experts. Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific tasks.

Contributes to the development and enhancement of customer and stakeholder relationships Application Support: Maintains application support processes, and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures. Uses application management software and tools to investigate issues, collect performance statistics and create reports Change Management:

Assesses analyses, creates, documents, presents and implements changes based on requests for change. Problem Management: Undertakes and reviews actions to investigate and resolve problems in systems, processes and services.

Assesses problem fixes/remedies. Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Business Process Improvement:

Analyzes business processes by evaluating alternative solutions, assessing feasibility, and recommending new approaches, typically seeking to exploit technology components. Develops business requirements for the implementation of significant changes in organizational mission, business functions and process, organizational roles and responsibilities, and scope or nature of service delivery ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Functional configuration and SME responsibility for SAP Procurement, its relevant master data, Ariba, OpenText for testing, and project work Functional responsibility for integration into Planning systems, external Warehouse management system and third party Procure to Pay Applications Work closely with key business partners and cross functional areas during entire life-cycle of the project Provide functional support and troubleshooting for production issues by working with the Support Organization in Procurement area Explore and recommend solutions to issues & business requirements Lead, participate, and document requirements, design, and test plans within sessions for project, enhancement, or break/fix work in P2P area Assist or build Project plan, track completion, and create estimates for multiple Merchandising initiatives.

Creates, maintains, and leads coordination for documentation such as functional specifications, configuration document, FUT, process flows, etc Mentors less experienced colleagues as required.



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