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IT Business Consultant

Sally Beauty Holdings, the world’s largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies, is currently searching for an IT Business Consultant. Our world headquarters is conveniently located just 5 minutes north of Lake Lewisville off of I35E in DFW.

 

The IT Business Consultant performs functional analysis, requirements definition and ERP module configuration and testing. Responsible for conducting prototype discussions, developing functional specifications, data mapping, function mapping, setting of configuration tables and setting of transaction/control tables. Has a thorough understanding of the business processes and flows to enable the analysis of business requirements and development of solutions for the business functions. Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as an understanding of the IT organization’s systems and capabilities. Designs, delivers, and maintains high-quality business solutions.

  • ANALYZES NEEDS: Analyzes business partner’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions. Assist in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology. May operate across several different customer departments at one time. Responsible for the identification of and resolution of gaps in the business processes. Collaborates with IT and business stakeholders to design solutions.
  • TRANSLATES REQUIREMENTS: Translates high-level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications. Works on highly complex projects across multiple systems.
  • IDENTIFIES SOLUTIONS: Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise’s competitive edge. Assists with the identification of solutions for the business units; may lead build vs. buy decisions. Has expertise in specific ERP solutions that is relevant to the business and uses this expertise to ensure business solutions are functional and meets requirements.
  • ASSIST WITH IMPLEMENTATIONS: May lead negotiations of agreements and commitments by facilitating communications between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation.   Responsible for the management of the configuration of the ERP solution so that it meets the company’s needs.
  • EDUCATES AND COMMUNICATES: Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business. Creates clear and coherent written materials. Communicates effectively with customers and peers.
  • MANAGES: Leads the management of the configuration of delivered solutions. May supervise multiple groups of outside consultants on projects.
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field.
  • Equivalent work experience will be considered as a substitute for a degree in some cases.
  • Experience 6-10 years of relevant technical or business work experience.
  • Must have experience with JDA’s Portfolio Merchandise Management, Demand, and Fulfill applications
  • Thorough understanding of software development processes and methodologies; also has sufficient breadth to understand how different business processes interact.
  • Ability to work across more than one professional discipline (for instance, Marketing and Merchandising)
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills needed; ability to drive solutions to complex problems. Finds solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach.       Initiates and innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist.
  • Has a working knowledge of trends and best practices in their particular area of discipline. Has a high level of expertise in not only the ERP but related products that interact with the solution.
  • Ability to collaborate with groups and lead discussions toward setting and achieving goals and create cross-departmental plans to achieve them. Leverages multiple teams, actively encourages intra-group cooperation.
  • Communicates effectively with peers, customers and vendors in both verbal and written formats
  • Can self-prioritize work required to achieve goals and can assist others with supervision and prioritization of project-related goals. Develops goals for other groups or departments and manages them toward their goals as it relates to the needs of the ERP solution.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and Microsoft Project .
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply technology
  • Experience working in project teams
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Team player
  • Can work unsupervised
  • Can work with multiple projects at one time
  • Can work across multiple departments and/or companies at one time
  • Can supervise both internal and external resources

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, profit sharing, and 401(k) with company match.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

 

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About Sally Beauty

About Sally Beauty
Everyone who works at Sally Beauty has the potential for a beautiful career. We help realize that potential through training, progression and career mobility, and by empowering each other to make the world more beautiful for our customers. Together, we are transforming our business, enabling Sally Beauty to become everything it can be.

Everything we create and do as part of the Sally Beauty Holdings employer brand is based on one or more of the following pillars to help you realize your potential for a beautiful career.

PURPOSE
We’re here to help our customers feel beautiful. It’s what we love doing – and we strive to do it better than anyone else. All of us are energized by this common purpose, whether we’re working in the office or in the field.

INNOVATION
We’ve changed – and will continue to change – for the better. You can too. By sharing ideas and embracing the new, together we’ll stay ahead of the curve.

OWNERSHIP
We want everyone to have challenges they can call their own – and the freedom they need to solve them. You’re encouraged to take the initiative in everything, especially your career.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. is a global distributor and retailer offering professional beauty products to both retail consumers and salon professionals

Sally Beauty Supply stores offer more than 10,000 products for hair, skin, and nails through professional lines such as Clairol, L'Oreal, Wella and Conair, as well as an extensive selection of proprietary merchandise. Beauty Systems Group stores, branded as CosmoProf or Armstrong McCall stores, along with its direct sales consultants, sell up to 10,000 professionally branded products including Paul Mitchell, Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin, Goldwell, and Schwarzkopf which are targeted exclusively for professional and salon use and resale to their customers.

Job Summary

  • Company
    Sally Beauty Supply LLC
  • Location
    Denton, TX
  • Job Type
    Full Time, Employee
  • Job Category:
    Sales/Retail/Business Development
  • Occupations:
    General/Other: Sales/Business Development
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries
    Personal and Household Services
  • Job Reference Code
    4471
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