Senior Business Analyst

US-GA-Atlanta
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-24550
Business Unit
Corporate GSC
Job Post Category
Operations
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for gathering, analyzing, and documenting business requirements for internal customers. Ensure business solutions align with requirements and strategic goals. Design, document, test and leverage business solutions. Assist in defining and planning departmental project roadmaps. Partner with clients and manage prioritization and delivery of services for an application module or subject area.

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities 

  • Gathers and compiles raw data; conducts research for industry trends and benchmarks; and normalizes data to be incorporated into a centralized data format.
  • Analyzes, reports, makes comparisons to industry/company benchmarks, determines trends, and prepares cost analyses.
  • Prepares spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports with charts and graphs, mailing lists, maps and ad hoc requests. Makes presentations to business partners on findings.
  • Develops detailed business cases, ROI calculations, value definition, cost assessments (expense/capital), benefits, and risk analyses.
  • Provides recommendations based on findings and analyses.
  • Develops, supports, and improves department scorecards and presentations.
  • Defines and measures key performance Indicators.
  • Manages enterprise project intake, capital assignment, closure, and executive communications. May act as a project manager on approved projects.

Nature and Scope

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.
  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.
  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

     

 

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • 2-7 years experience in aggregating large volumes of data for analysis. (Very Analytical)
  • Experience in acquiring data and pulling data within large multi-system enterprise environments.
  • Partner closely with IT Architecture, Engineering and Operations leaders to identify critical areas where there is a need to execute continuous improvement efforts in alignment to strategic objectives

  • Evaluate, design, execute, and measure business processes. Identify opportunities for improvement, develop recommendations

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to analyze complex situations, learn quickly to identify solutions, options and/or action plans

  • Ability to think analytically, and to provide in depth analysis and provide recommendations to management

  • Ability to use data supported metrics to identify process improvement initiatives

 

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Six Sigma experience/some certification preferred (Lean/Green-belt/Black-belt) preferred.
  • Certification in database/analysis tools preferred.
  • Experience in an Agile envrionment 

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