GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 36,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.
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Developing Careers & Potential
Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company.
Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.
GrandVision launched a Global SAP program in 2014. The program delivered a future proof and global SAP platform which is scalable and capable of housing new global capabilities to master the growing complexity of our supply chain and to leverage global scale for local benefit. The SAP solution is now live in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria and Chile.
GrandVision Group IT runs a global SAP Center of Excellence (CoE) based in Schiphol (the Netherlands). This center supports further roll outs, operations and improvements in the SAP application landscape of Grandvision and manages the change management process. The application support is outsourced to a partner.
The Solution Analyst is a key contact for business experts in Grandvision countries. He/she is expected to deliver IT (SAP) expertise, implement and maintain the specific application and deliver support within the assigned area. The analyst is responsible to safeguard the quality and stability of supported solutions in his/her area. You are also ahead of the curve by bringing an understanding of the latest SAP solutions and maintaining relationships with the business. You will participate in projects as well as drive solutions in maintenance and areas of improvement.
Drive and assess quality of delivered solutions by external partners, including the offshore application support team;
Educate and empower business area experts with the required knowledge and skills;
Monitor quality of delivery in the change management process to ensure stable systems
Skills & Requirements
Educated to Bachelor level;
At least five years of experience in complex SAP (-Retail) environments;
In depth SAP MM/IM and LES knowledge;
Experience in abap development and usage of SAP integration techniques like Idoc and abap proxy is an important advantage;
Experience with SAP PP is an important advantage;
Solid functional knowledge of supply chain processes in a retail environment;
Strong analytical skills and problem solving techniques;
Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of other languages like Spanish, French or German is an advantage;
Willing to travel internationally (app. 30%)
NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful.