Business Analyst and Procurement Specialist –
Specified and selected new financial systems – JD Edwards – for a large grocery retailer with over 700 stores and 23,000 employees. Undertook business analysis, mapped key processes, developed statement of user and technical requirements, developed procurement strategy, wrote RFP, managed a competitive “agenda-based” vendor procurement process, evaluated bids, selected preferred vendor, negotiated contracts. Facilitated “best practice” workshops to determine the scope for process improvement using the target application. Redeveloped the business case for the subsequent implementation .