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Junior Business Analytst / SAP MDG Business Analyst

Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico Job ID R-202383 Date posted 16.06.2024

S/4 HANA Business Analyst – SAP MDG

About the AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. 

At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity. 

The Axial Programme (Global S/4HANA implementation)

AstraZeneca (AZ) is in a period of strong growth and our employees have a united purpose to make a difference to patients around the world who need both our medicines and the ongoing developments from our science. In this journey AZ has decided to transform technologies under the umbrella of the strategic program named as ‘Axial’.

The Axial Programme will be powered by S/4HANA a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system which will be implemented right across the organisation and will provide our business with standardised processes, enhanced financial management, common data, and real time reporting, transforming the way we work through our entire supply chain - from bench to patient.

The new system will be used by more than 20,000 employees daily, is foundational to all AZ entities and is central to most core business processes. This is a once in a generation programme for AstraZeneca and will shape our ways of working globally for many years to come.

Introduction to Role:
The SAP MDG Business Analyst serves as a bridge between business stakeholders and technical teams, ensuring that SAP MDG solutions align with organizational goals and requirements. They play a crucial role in understanding business processes, identifying master data management needs, and translating them into functional specifications for SAP MDG implementations. This role requires a strong understanding of business processes, data governance principles, and excellent communication skills to facilitate collaboration between business users and IT teams. Domain knowledge in one more area of Customer, Vendor, Material and Finance master data is crucial.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities of Role:

  • Translate business requirements into detailed functional specifications for SAP MDG configurations, customizations, and enhancements.
  • Work closely with SAP MDG Solution Consultants and Architects to design SAP MDG solutions that meet business needs, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and organizational objectives.
  • Document data governance rules, data quality metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure consistency, accuracy, and completeness of master data.

  • Develop training materials and provide training sessions to end-users on SAP MDG functionalities, data governance principles, and best practices. Provide ongoing support and assistance to business users post-implementation.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in SAP MDG implementation and customization.
  • Basic Knowledge in SAP MDG modules such as Material, Customer, Vendor, or Financials.
  • Understanding of data modelling concepts and data governance principles
  • Understanding of End-to-End functionalities in MDG Tools
  • Knowledge in Data Migrations and ETL strategies

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • SAP MDG Training
  • Experience with Waterfall, Agile or Scrum methodologies is a plus.

Education Background

- Engineering Graduate or Postgraduate

📌Strong English communication skills required.

📌 Positions are open to Mexican Citizens and official residents of Mexico.

📍 Location: Guadalajara (hybrid - Expectation of working in the office 3 days a week)
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working give us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what’s next!

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer.

AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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