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Lean/Process Optimisation Senior Analyst

Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job ID R-117266 Date posted 15/09/2021

ABOUT ASTRAZENECA

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We explore innovations and confront challenges that others won't, in order to have a greater impact on patients' lives.

As a global science-led biopharmaceutical company, everything we do comes back to improving the health of our patients worldwide. We seek out new opportunities to do dynamic and significant work, and we encourage our people to continually foster new insights to find different ways of building ground-breaking medicines. This is why, today, we have an unparalleled product portfolio in Oncology, Respiratory and Cardio-Renal Metabolic diseases.

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

Essential Requirements:

  • 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)

Desirable:

  • 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!



AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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