A DAY IN THE LIFEResponsible for the successful implementation of Vistex modules, capabilities, and SAP SD (Pricing and Sales Order Management) functions. Duties include providing subject matter expertise on a broad range of Vistex and SAP Sales & Distribution functions and their interaction with other systems and SAP modules. The Analyst is an advocate for adherence to Medtronic Global Design and drives alignment of processes and solutions across business units and geographies. The Analyst communicates with Pricing and Sales Order Management leadership and key stakeholders to understand emerging business needs and challenges and develops solutions to address them. The analyst also maintains insight to applicable industry best practices, trends, and technology capabilities, and determines strategy for leverage at Medtronic.
MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications)• Bachelor’s Degree• 7+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years of relevant experience with an advanced degree• Leadership & Business Analysis o Subject Matter Expert in both Vistex and SAP SD module and related solutions for Pricing/SOM Processes: • Rebates • Distributor Chargebacks • Contract Management • Order to Cash • Billing • Invoicing o Significant ERP Implementation experience. o Strong understanding of pricing, contract management, rebates and chargebacks processes. o Experience in business process definition, requirements definition and technology solution research. o Experience in facilitating small to large groups through challenging discussions o Serve as the technical lead on strategic initiatives. Prepare and provide input to plans and staffing needs. Estimate costs, project deliverables and completion dates. Work with large cross-functional teams. o Ability to work through and solve complex problems. o Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing environments, learn quickly and teach others. o Develop solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives and global design. o Lead and/or participate in cross-functional process improvement project teams and provide business process and technical expertise. o Drive standardization of processes and solutions across businesses and geographies. o Evaluate multiple solutions and lead the selection of the best solution to support the business process with the highest benefit. o Ensure governance, compliance, and regulatory processes are followed. o Proficient use of Microsoft software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Project• Relationship Management o Partner with business stakeholders and leadership, project teams and IT leadership to communicate areas of change. o Partner with other Medtronic IT organizations to establish standards, share experiences and leverage common systems.• Individual Accountabilities o Strong results orientation (driving to deadlines, financial targets, project goals, etc.) o Document clear and complete requirements for complex solutions. o Analyze current pricing/contract management/rebates business processes and apply best practices/knowledge to develop improved, standardized processes for Medtronic businesses. o Assume responsibility for the successful implementation and configuration of Vistex and SAP processes. o Ensure proper validation documentation is created for all projects (i.e. Medtronic System Compliance Methodology (MSCM)). o Ensure that Medtronic's systems and the information on them are protected in accordance with Medtronic's Information Protection Policies and Standards, as well as best Information Protection practices. o Ensure personal understanding of all quality policy/system items that are personally applicable. Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance and high-quality work.
NICE TO HAVE• Lean manufacturing and six sigma experience• Strong influence management skills.• Prioritization skills.• Project leadership/management experience. • Global experience and orientation• General knowledge of system development methodologies.