Sr Analyst II, Business Analyst - Solutions & Services
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Ohio, Ohio

Posted in Retail

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Job Info

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today's gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research solutions to assist in developing an applications roadmap, partnering with Business Partners, Enterprise Architecture and IT vendors
  • Lead requirements gathering and system documentation for multiple projects simultaneously; translating these business needs into effective system designs for the technical teams
  • Research new projects: define scope, issues, effort, required resources and estimates timelines & costs
  • Ability to score vendors & solutions against the business requirements, leading to a solution recommendation
  • Support and communicate with business partners both verbally and in written correspondence

Technical Knowledge Requirements:
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Business process definition experience, including capturing process flows visually according to standard methodologies
  • Comfortable and flexible with changing priorities, high levels of ambiguity and non-routine issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of value-driven business results and metrics
  • Knowledge of project management concepts and deliverables


Problem Solving & Analysis
  • Own components of a system or process
  • Works with business partners independently
  • Articulates requirements and presents solutions
  • Identifies risks and can foresee downstream impacts
Business Acumen
  • Ability to turn business requirements into technical requirements
  • Clear understanding of current systems, process and architecture in area of expertise
  • Regular interaction with business units to understand functions
  • Understands costs within technical solution
  • Able to forecast and manage project finances effectively
Communication & Leadership
  • Serves as a mentor to lower level associates
  • Conducts end user training/deployment sessions, both in person/virtually
  • Facilitates small team meetings (demonstrates oral & visual presentation skills)
  • Has conducted activities such as a project Advisory Board / ARB / Present at CapEx
Relationship Building
  • Is a resource for information and guidance in area of expertise
  • Demonstrates effective and professional communication to others, including constructive feedback
  • Demonstrates accountability for projects and tasks
  • Instills trust with team and business partners
Creativity & Innovation
  • Identifies new areas for improvement
  • Identifies new technology to meet business needs
  • Demonstrates and executes the corporate and BT strategy
  • Develop and implement solutions along with being able to prioritize assignments in alignment with the strategy
Influence & Organizational Savvy
  • Holds influence within the team/group
  • Has demonstrated instances of influence within BT
  • Has established basic levels of trust with their team and with leaders in the business
  • Demonstrates some level of trust of higher levels of business
  • Effectively translates technical explanation to business terms
  • Effectively engages with their peers in business
  • Demonstrates appropriate/effective communication
Planning & Organizing
  • Generates and completes challenging tasks
  • Able to multitask and prioritize conflicting assignments
  • Effectively works on or leads a small team with a common objective
  • Works independently on complex tasks
  • Reviews options and determines the best go forward strategy

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Management
Information Systems
  • 4-6 years of experience
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Finance business experience a plus

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe. As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities. We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law

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