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Senior Business Analyst Success Factors Employee Central

Date: 05-Mar-2023

Location: Illinois, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Senior Business Analyst Success Factors Employee Central



The position 

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Business Analyst, Success Factors Employee Central at Glanbia Business Services Inc. This position will report to the HR Systems CoE Manager. This role will be instrumental in driving Glanbia’s HR Systems US based Success Factors programme of work



The base location of the role can be in any of our office locations in Illinois with a hybrid working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance


Key Elements of the Role 

  • Participate in multiple (and sometimes concurrent) implementation and continuous improvement projects, including: 
    • Definition of scope, based on workshops with business representatives
    • Leading build activities including configuration, Integration requirements etc. 
    • Defining and supervising testing cycles 
    • Leading cut-over planning and execution and providing initial high-attention post-live support. 
    • Hand-over of design to application support team post project. 
    • Develop relationships with Business Unit management and Key Users to drive the effectiveness of our Success Factors solution. 
    • Develop feasible implementation plans by resource type. 
    • Design and deliver value-added systems initiatives to drive business value. 
    • Coordinate with the various resources to ensure a timely implementation. 
    • Delivering progress report to the business unit and IT management teams. 
    • Compliance with Glanbia documentation standards.  
    • Provide expertise to respond to business requirements, and to contribute pro-actively to continuous improvement to Glanbia’s implementations.  
  • Recommend process improvements and establish procedures that positively impact the organization's operation
  • Oversees internal and vendor driven development/system configurations/upgrades ensuring that application designs are consistent with industry best practices including scalability, availability, maintainability, and flexibility.
  • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and system owners in the testing of newly integrated software programs and applications.
  • Technical mentoring and development of new joiners to the team where required.



  • Minimum of a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Employee Central Success Factors Implementations
  • Experience with 3rd Party HR systems (Benefit Administration, Retirement platforms).
  • Strong background in application and solution development.


Preferred Skills & Experience 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to summarize and present findings and challenges to all levels of staff and management.
  • Possess broad expertise in functional HR disciplines and how they are facilitated/supported by enterprise software.
  • The ability to persuade others through influence and inspiration
  • Able to engage collaboratively with people in diverse teams and geographical locations
  • The ability to bring new and innovative ideas into your work
  • Able to adjust to new, different or changing circumstances while still ensuring that the overall objectives are achieved
  • Developing yourself and informally others to create an environment that drives towards high levels of engagement, personal performance and outcome attainment.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the continuous focus is on improvement and the challenge of finding a better way
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects with competing priorities


Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services. 

Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago