CONTEXT AND CHALLENGES :
Sanofi's strategic direction is currently to standardize processes and to embrace the digital transformation of Industrial Affairs perimeter, looking at the opportunity to simplify its current solution landscape, to harmonize and boost the business processes and to prepare the move from SAP ECC to S4Hana.
This represents a strategic opportunity for an IA Transformation to :
Design standardized end-to-end processes to generate business value for Industrial Affairs and deliver best-in-class solutions to our industrial sites.
Deliver innovative 'state of the art' tools enabling performance for industrial controlling processes across the industrial affair sites.
Maintain robust and highly available solutions to analyze industrial processes efficiently.
It encompasses the following business processes :
Master data management for his / her domain.
End-to-end controlling processes : cost of goods, price management, budget planning, closing, analytics and reporting, SOD.
Articulation with back-offices and financial consolidation systems.
Analytics capabilities for his / her domain.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Business Alignment :
Understand the business requirements for the various processes in a given domain in order to build a solution applicable to multi-GBU use cases, while keeping a responsible approach in term of cost benefit evaluation and solution maintainability.
Solution ownership :
In charge of the functional and technical design of the solution on the domain, leveraging technology trends and benchmarks to bring performative and innovative solutions.
Collaborate with architects to review solution design and ensure compliance with Sanofi standards.
Responsible for the full lifecycle of the solution of the domain.
Communicate architecture and technical matters in an understandable way to various stakeholders, including business, to facilitate decision making.
Delivery Management and Quality of Services :
Ensure the respect of Cost, Planning and Quality of the solution delivery while ensuring customer satisfaction.
End-to-end business process analysis including integration with partner systems (ex : back-offices and consolidation systems).
Manage preventive / corrective maintenance for components.
Ensure that standards and recommendations linked to GxP & HSE regulations and segregation of duty (SOX) are correctly understood and applied.
People Management :
Coordinate, inform and ensure functional leader role in a matrix context with internal resources and external partners.
Contribute to the transfer of know-how, experience and best practices within his / her domain and beyond.
Terms of Employment :
Based in Barcelona, this job requires to collaborate in a global and matrix environment with international business and ITS teams.
English is the usual working language.
This job requires periodic business trips to ITS or industrial locations.
This job requires to work within structured environments with formal procedures and documented deliverables, compliance rules and reporting duties.
What makes this position unique?
Sanofi strategic direction is currently to standardize processes and to embrace the digital transformation of Industrial Affairs perimeter, preparing the transition from SAP ECC to S4HANA.
This is the place to be to directly contribute to build this future ERP, and to deliver the value excepted by the industrial plants.
Reconcile and make two worlds converging : business industrial processes and ITS Solutions. Understand and speak both languages.
Benefits of working in this role?
Innovate and develop skills with promising technologies (SAP S4HANA, mobile and digital technologies).
Lead delivery teams, mobilize expertise and internal / external resources.
Be part of a visible and recognized team, offering further career perspectives.
JOB-HOLDER ENTRY REQUIREMENTS :
Graduated from Engineering school or Business school.
Master degree or equivalent.
Experience & knowledge :
3 to 10+ years work experience including 1 to 3+ years as solution designer.
Successful and significant Project Management experience.
Proven leadership skills.
Demonstrated experience in a Global environment.
Broad knowledge and experience of Controlling and / or Financial Processes in industrial plants (life science / pharmaceutical industries would be a plus).
Significant SAP experience supporting controlling business processes, ideally in a S4HANA context.
Proven vision, ability to anticipate evolution due to internal and external factors.
Communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Conflict resolution and problem solving.
Core competencies :
Manufacturing business processes and relevant SAP solution (MM, FI-CO, S4HANA, Fiori, SAP Cloud / Leonardo, analytics tools).
Project management skills.
Strong leadership, communication and interaction skills.
Capability to impact and influence, negotiation and conflict management skills.
Ability to challenge process and practices, open minded and active listening.
Ability to collaborate and build effective networks inside and outside Sanofi.
Ability to evaluate processes / solution to improve performance and drive continuous improvement.
Knowledge of pharma industry regulatory context (GxP).
Fluent in English (verbal, written).
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