Lean/Process Optimisation Senior Analyst
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ABOUT THE ROLE
To support the continued expansion of the RCC, we are seeking an Lean/Process Optimisation Senior Analyst to provide end to end delivery of an innovative pipeline of process automation opportunities and lead/support projects to analyse and re-engineer more complex process opportunities to unlock additional value from the Automation expertise within the team.
The role holder should have a strong desire to gain exposure to leading edge automation techniques, experience of team management / influencing skills, lean end-to-end process analysis & simplification, combined with core skills in stakeholder & change management. This experience will be combined with a strong analytical mindset and an ability to communicate simply, with precision and impact across our stakeholders.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing the relationships with key business stakeholders at all levels to support identification and delivery of new automation and process simplification opportunities
Assist with the generation & prioritisation of automation opportunities across a range of RCC customer groups, driving optimisation of processes through the creation of measurable roadmaps focused on quick wins and short/mid-term implementations;
Lead on and / or provide input to process analyst resource working closely with business SMEs & technical specialists to coordinate the delivery of process automations;
Process Diagnostics & Current State Assessments – through stakeholder interviews, improvement workshops, current state process mapping; and the identification of key gaps, improvement areas, and prioritization of recommendations
Assessment of automation scope, business value/cost and accompanying business case;
Due diligence across risk factors (complexity, business criticality, compliance and regulation);
Change management activities alongside the technical automation, and business readiness for transition to go-live
Support adoption and sustainment through embedded change management and user experience
Collaborating with others in the RCC team to help define and embed standardised RCC approach for lean mindset/process optimisation – including standards, methodologies, tools and best practices
Six Sigma or Lean Management Black Belt certified alongside proven experience in the analysis & re-design of complex, multi-function business processes, leveraging recognised business process re-engineering techniques, e.g. Lean six sigma, Kaizen
Demonstrated experience of leading high-profile projects / change management activities
Strong stakeholder management, influencing & presentation/oral communication skills
Energetic and self-motivated
Strong analytical skills to be able to discover and interpret business change requirements
Thrives in a fast paced and evolving environment and is willing to adapt responsibilities to meet organisational strategic priorities
Willingness to undertake some domestic / international travel (as required)
Significant experience of RPA, Microsoft Power Platform or other automation implementation projects (i.e. Low Code automation, BPM, workflow tools)
Experience and proven results of change projects within the Pharma industry
Experience of working in Agile methodology
Experience of working globally
What we offer
Welcome to Warsaw Site, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day.
To help you maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you:
- gym access,
- after-work events,
- lunch & learns,
- bright and spacious environment,
- sustainable office working environment,
- networking events
Additionally, we`re happy to offer wide and various benefits package, including yearly bonus, multisport card, even up to 5 days of additional holidays, pension plan, private medical care, life insurance and a lot more...
We are looking forward to your application and are open to a variety of candidates with different levels of experience, depending on the level of your experience and competencies.
Apply today and find out more!
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