Lead, Business Systems – GRC in New Britain, CT

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Stanley Black & Decker   •  

New Britain, CT 06051

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

Position Summary

Develops a clear understanding of the current SBD S/4 HANA Security Design, and the use of the SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) toolset. The candidate will be responsible for leading the security design and will have direct, business-facing responsibilities. The candidate must be able to identify areas of IT risk in the SAP environments and identify opportunities to help improve information security, and business processes.

Provides cost effective business systems and applications analysis in support of the development and implementation of business applications. Includes evaluation, analysis, documentation of requirements, translation into proper system requirement specifications and configuration. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both end-user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems, applications and industry requirements. Operates as a liaison between technical personnel and the appropriate end-user department. Evaluates and translates end user needs and problems to technical associates and/or vendors where appropriate. Understands the business implications of technical solutions, and assists in defining and documenting the technology solutions to support any future business needs. Teaches end users new technology and enhancements using all appropriate communication tools as well as providing support for existing system.

Principal Accountabilities

• Conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefits analyses in an effort to align information technology solutions with business initiatives.

• Works with business users to define and analyze problems and align the most suitable technical, application or configuration solutions.

• Solicits, develops, documents and manages requirements and provides detailed design and business rules to support the requirements throughout the project life cycle up to and through change control.

• Considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

• Reviews system test plans and system tests modules before implementation.

• Creates, reviews and delivers end-user documentation (user guide, process flow charts, training materials) and training for accuracy.

• Works with the user to select or create appropriate scenarios to test all results to determine whether system changes met project

specifications; uses scenarios to assist the end user in acceptance testing.

• In upgrades, monitors production performance enhancements and system integrity with end-users.

• Develops detailed implementation and upgrade project plans in conjunction with other account team associates.

• Ensures that documentation is updated when change requests are approved for the project.


• Extensive knowledge and experience in SAP security design, SAP user provisioning, knowledge of segregation of duties concepts, and sensitive access.

• Experience in SAP S/4HANA and SAP Central Finance security architecture and design.

• Expanding knowledge of related disciplinary areas.

• Broad knowledge within own specialty discipline.

• Deep specialized knowledge in specific aspects of discipline.

• Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives.

• Understands and foresees implications of decisions.

• Knowledge of industry and business principles.

• Understands the core business process and purpose of the functional area.

• Places issues in context of organizational and functional objectives.

• In-depth customer knowledge to provide appropriate solutions.

• Develops and applies project management techniques.

Problem Solving

• Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations/ problems using multiple sources of information.

• Qualitative information

• Quantitative research

• Trend data

• Presents problem analysis and recommended solutions in a creative and logical manner.

• Forecasts, models, and utilizes advanced analytical tools.

• Creates new procedures and processes to drive desired results.

• Handles diverse range of issues that require evaluation of a variety of factors including current business trends.

• Develops skills to analyze ambiguous problems.

• Identifies opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service levels.


• Works with minimal direction.

• Work is guided by operational and project objectives.

• Manages multiple assignments and processes.

• Independently determines approach to project.

• Anticipates and prevents potential problems.

• Independently develops solutions that are thorough, practical, and consistent with functional or customer objectives.

• Responsible for specific programs, customers and/or projects.

• Provide technical guidance or influence the work of others.

• Updates management on project/activity status.


• Ability to support a multi-site, multi-country customer base

• Contributes to area by ensuring quality of tasks/services provided by self and others.

• Extends capabilities by working closely with senior staff/experts within and outside the internal organization.

• Provides process and policy advice.

• Explains assumptions and methodologies.

• Articulates pros and cons of an action in a clear manner.

• Simplifies difficult concepts for non-technical users.

• Regularly interacts with colleagues or customers generally up to senior level management.

Skills & Experience

• Understanding of the importance of business ethics.

• Ability to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner.

• Apply understanding of business processes and technical skills to successful completion of projects.

• Solid knowledge of system development methodology, project management, system architecture and analytical/problem solving skills

• Experience in assessing an SAP installation in the context of Security, Business Controls, Internal Audit, or Compliance context


• Undergraduate degree and 8-10 years relevant experience, or

• Graduate degree and 6-8 years relevant experience.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17