JDA Business Consultant / Senior Business Consultant WMS in Poland

Business Consultant / Senior Business Consultant WMS

Tracking Code

298428-807

Job Description

The Organisation

JDA® Software Inc., is ultimately controlled by New Mountain Capital, a private equity firm with more than $10bn assets under management.

JDA is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising, pricing excellence and supply chain execution solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 7,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of integrated market leaders including Red Prairie, i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®, Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA's multiple service options provide customers with flexible configurations, rapid time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership and 24/7 functional and technical support and expertise.

Founded in 1985, JDA is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. With 30+ offices in major cities throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia, JDA employs almost 5,000 of the industry’s most experienced supply and demand chain experts to develop, deliver and support its solutions. JDA continues to hire individuals who share the Company’s commitment to customers and fellow associates, offering exceptional career opportunities in a professional, growth-oriented, functionally sound environment.

JDA EMEA is headquartered in Bracknell, UK with offices across major European countries and the wider EMEA region, including Russia and South Africa.

Required Skills

Job Summary

The Business Consultant acts as a member of on-site project teams and uses in-depth knowledge of customer business and processes to design and implement JDA solutions on medium to large supply chain transformation programs:

Key Tasks

  • Works as a member of a consulting team on JDA product implementation/enhancement or customer audit projects

  • Works with customer business (Warehouse Managers/Analysts/Planners) and IT teams during all project implementation phases

  • Serves as a functional expert and participates in key meetings between Project Manager, key customer contacts and customer users

  • Implements, configures, tunes JDA product to given functional specifications in the implementation, carries out tasks towards modifications, interfaces, reports and screens that meet the customers’ business objectives

  • Collaborates with Solution Architect to document and communicate business cases to Product Management Department regarding specific trends for future product functionality and enhancements

  • Develops and executes test scripts to ensure the implemented JDA software meets agreed acceptance criteria

  • Provides training and leadership to small implementation teams (JDA or customer) as necessary

Required Experience

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

Essential

  • Good knowledge of Warehouse Management processes in at least one of the following industries: Retail, 3PL, FMCG, Manufacturing

  • Hands-on experience in using, implementing, or supporting modern Supply Chain applications

  • Strong analytical and process mapping skills

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively as required (up to 75%, usually Monday-Thursday on the majority of weeks throughout the year)

Desirable

  • Sound experience in Warehouse Management, Planning and Analysis or in implementing the IT systems that support these processes

  • SQL skills

  • Fluent English is a must

  • Additional European languages is a plus

    Personal Profile:

  • Motivated, confident, self-sufficient, focused and determined

  • Immediately credible at senior management level

  • Well organized and consistently meets commitments

  • Requires a “do whatever it takes” commitment to achieve the success of JDA, its Associates and the respective communities

  • Strong problem solving, diplomacy and influencing skills.

  • Comfortable operating in a highly matrixed environment.

Job Location

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular