Associate Business Consultant

JDA Software Group, Inc. - Alpharetta, GA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $95,000 a year
About JDA Software, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading supply chain software provider powering today’s digital transformations. We help companies optimize delivery to customers by enabling them to predict and shape demand, fulfill faster and more intelligently, and improve customer experiences and loyalty. More than 4,000 global customers use our unmatched end-to-end software and SaaS solutions to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution, and profitably deliver to their customers. Our world-class client roster includes 76 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs. Running JDA, you can plan to deliver.

Position Title

Associate Business Consultant (ABC)


Roswell, GA


The Associate Business Consultant is an entry-level role that will work with JDA customers to better understand their needs and how JDA’s products or services will fit those needs. The Associate Business Consultant will spend their time learning everything they can about a variety of different industry verticals and JDA products. This role will capture design details, assist in configuration, testing of JDA products, and support go-live and client activities regarding JDA implementation projects. A successful Associate Business Consultant will be a willing learner, have great interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills.

Special Note

This role:
Orientation and Cohort start date will be July 2019 with a 6 week immersive training program
Is anticipated to be a full-time (min. 40 hours/week) position with extensive travel (75% travel)
Targets Bachelor degree graduates (2018/2019)


With guidance and direction from Solution Architects or senior team members, this position will assist and support all aspects of JDA’s implementation activities
Supports the project team as the scribe during meetings in design, construct, test, deploy, and transition phases
Creates functional specifications (PRS) for modifications, interfaces, reports and screens that meet the customers' business objectives
Assists and supports project team with configuration and testing of the designed solution
Assists and supports customer with their testing and training activities
Prepares and delivers presentations for user, project team management audiences
Execute training to end users
Provides non-technical support during the 'go-live' period
Act as the liaison of the project team to deliver findings of basic reported issues to the client
Creates and modifies procedural and system documentation throughout the project

Required Skills
Bachelor’s degree required; Major in Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering preferred
Available for Full-Time Employment (min. 40 hours weekly) starting July 2019
0-1 year of consulting experience
Ability to travel extensively (up to 75% travel)
Experience working with Supply Chain Planning, Transportation Management or Warehouse Management software products a plus
Understanding of basic SQL
Excellent presentation skills and demonstrated experience
Ability to make sound decisions with a high degree of problem solving capability
Capable of facilitating meetings (design sessions, conflict resolutions, brainstorming, etc.)
Strong client relationship and interpersonal skills to include the ability to mentor, coach and train
Good communication and analytical skills
Well-organized with ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
Ability to work with minimal supervision after a period of training
Flexible and maintains a teamwork attitude
This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

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