Sally Beauty

  • IT Business Consultant - HR/Payroll Systems

    Job Location US-TX-Denton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/31/2018 12:34 PM)
  • Overview (Text Only)

    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.
    Our IT Business Consultant performs functional analysis, requirements definition and HCM 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 HR/Payroll 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 units they support, as well as an understanding of the IT organization’s systems and capabilities. Designs, delivers, and maintains high-quality business solutions.

    Responsibilities (Text Only)

    - ANALYZES NEEDS: Analyzes business partners’ 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 HR/Payroll 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 HCM 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.

    Qualifications (Text Only)

    - 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 3-5 years of relevant technical or business work experience.
    - Experience in working with Oracle HCM is highly desirable.
    - 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, Payroll and Recruiting)
    - 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 Oracle HCM 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 HCM 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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