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Business Consultant

Location
Columbia, South Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Job Summary Serves as a consultant between IT and business partners on highly complex projects; identifies and communicates business needs and translates them into business and technical requirements from which solutions can be implemented; determines if internal or external solutions exist or whether new solutions are needed; determines if these solutions impact existing work processes and systems as well as ensures proper integration; makes recommendations for buy vs. build decisions for possible solutions Principal Duties & Responsibilities
  • Serves as a consultant and senior-level project team member or leader working on highly complex and or highly visible projects
  • Serves as liaison between the business partners and IT to provide technical solutions to meet user needs and maintain established business relationships
  • Leads and or assists with project deliverables such as project initiation requests, business and technical requirements, use cases, interface specifications, business architecture models, process models, cost/benefit analysis, risk and issue logs, test plans, training plans and elevation / validation plans.
  • Spearheads or leads business process modeling efforts to model complex current and future state business processes and performs gap analysis.
  • Communicates complex technical concepts simply and effectively to non-technical team members
  • Identifies opportunities that impact business strategy and system performance
  • Conducts systems analysis with a focus on technical process models and use cases
  • Collects research on the competition in terms of best practices, business processes, and procedures; pays particular attention to market strategies and product development; makes recommendations for buy vs. build decisions
  • Mentors and develops junior team members into resources with higher skill sets.
  • Ability to communicate complex issues and solutions to Exec./Sr. Management
  • Provides testing support and analysis for defect resolution
  • Performs other related duties as required Education & Experience Required
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
    • Five or more years of professional job related work experience in business process modeling/mapping methodologies development, and data modeling experience
    • Demonstrated experience in developing projects across all phases of the project life cycle; demonstrated experience in developing functional specifications, , user interface designs/wireframes
    • Advanced database skills with experience using MS Access, knowledge of how relational databases work
    • Knowledge of how systems support business operations, collection of technical requirements, and modeling concepts
    • Ability to apply statistical and other research methods into systems issues as required; review complex data and derive summary conclusions
    • BPMN notation
    • Experience in working simultaneously with technical IT resources and non-technical business resources and users
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience Job Knowledge & Skills
  • ERP/CorpDistributed
  • PS Query
  • Business Cost Benefit Analysis
  • SQL
  • Crystal
  • Business Definition Requirements
  • Microsoft Office
  • Business Processes
  • Visio
  • Business Case Preparation
  • Develop Functional Specifications
  • Develop Requirements Definition
  • Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming
  • ERP/HR
  • SAP HR Modules
  • PS Query
  • Business Cost Benefit Analysis
  • SQL
  • Crystal
  • Business Definition Requirements
  • Microsoft Office
  • Business Processes
  • Prepare Flowcharts
  • Visio
  • Business Case Preparation
  • Develop Functional Specifications
  • Develop Requirements Definition
  • Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming
  • ERP/Financial
  • SAP Financial Modules
  • PS Query
  • Business Cost Benefit Analysis
  • SQL
  • Crystal
  • Business Definition Requirements
  • Microsoft Office
  • Business Processes
  • Prepare Flowcharts
  • Visio
  • Business Case Preparation
  • Develop Functional Specifications
  • Develop Requirements Definition
  • Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming
  • ERP/Technical
  • PS Query
  • Business Cost Benefit Analysis
  • SQL
  • Crystal
  • Business Definition Requirements
  • Microsoft Office
  • Business Processes
  • Prepare Flowcharts
  • Visio
  • Business Case Preparation
  • Develop Functional Specifications
  • Develop Requirements Definition
  • Data Entity-Relationship (ER ) Diagramming Competencies
    • Acting with Integrity
    • Communicating Effectively
    • Pursuing Self-Development
    • Serving Customers
    • Supporting Change
    • Supporting Organizational Goals
    • Working with Diverse Populations
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    Details

    • Job Reference: 706681725-2
    • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
    • Recruiter: AFLAC
    • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: I.T. & Communications
    • Job Type: Permanent