Operational Excellence Manager

Employer
AstraZeneca
Location
Cambridgeshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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Discipline
Information Technology
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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The R&D IT Data & Analytics Operational Excellence Manager will drive the performance of the organization by tracking key data and metrics that support day to day and long term operational activities. The position will work across the organization to compile key data on headcount, budget, recruiting forecast, travel projections and partner with the central R&D IT Business Performance Office. The role also includes administrative support to a limited set of Data & Analytics leadership team members.

Typical Accountabilities

Track various organizational metrics including, but not limited to, headcount, geographic footprint, recruiting, budgets

Lead the development of solutions to problems identified through business

performance data by summarizing key data with a focus on enabling the leadership team to make key decisions

Communicates operational insights & trends to Data & Analytics LT to identify risks at the earliest stage possible

Coordinate the team collaboration strategy including document management, ensuring critical information is at the leadership teams' fingertips

Administrative oversight of organization distribution lists, partial leadership team calendar support

Education, Qualifications, and Experience

Essential
  • BA/BSc degree required
  • 2+ years progressive experience in IT business, financial or administrative management
  • Strong skills using the suite of Microsoft Office products, including Excel & PowerPoint
Desirable
  • Proven knowledge of business management areas (finance, manpower, portfolio, supplier)
  • Solid understanding of identifying risks and issues within IT landscape
Skills and Capabilities

Crucial

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Understanding of the financial model the organization operates
  • Very functional and comfortable with reporting and presenting to all levels of management
  • Strong data analytics capabilities
  • Ability to work well in and across diverse, global teams and proven track record to influence others to achieve positive outcomes
Desirable
  • Functions independently and as a team member (critical thinker who can deliver solutions and drive improvement)
If you are interested, apply now!

At AstraZeneca we'll make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you. To do this, we've built an extraordinary international working environment with outstanding opportunities for collaboration and innovation. If you're passionate about making a difference and ready to discover what you can do - join us!

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

A global pharmaceutical company with a major UK presence. Our purpose is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. The best way we can help patients is to be science-led and share this passion with the scientific, healthcare and business communities of the UK.

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Contact Us
  • Academy House
  • 136 Hills Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB2 8PA
  • United Kingdom
  • 01582 837837
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