Global Business Process Specialist Transparency & Financial Sustainability Reporting (Temporary Role, 18 Months)

Switzerland, Aargau, Kaiseraugst

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We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

We are proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it. We are many, working as one across functions, across companies, and across the world.

Reporting to the Network Manager, this position actively pursues the implementation of the E2E BPM strategy according to guardrails set by the E2E GBPO and GBPMs. The Global Business Process Specialist is the empowered decision maker for his/her area across divisions and in line with the E2E Business Process Management guardrails from the GBPM. The role delivers solutions including processes, ICFR, Authorizations, laws and regulations, technology, analytics for own dedicated area, in line with the E2E BPM strategy & guardrails as well as continuous improvements, with support of the GBPM. Implementing and driving the BPM strategy for his/her own dedicated area, as well as supporting business acceptance globally across divisions and functions on a operating level for the dedicated business process area are also part of the tasks and responsibilities for this position.

In this role, you will furthermore work closely with the E2E GBPMs and GBPS network and stakeholders to ensure that business processes in the area of responsibility are fit for purpose and in alignment with the E2E process area strategy and GBPM guidance. You will be responsible for global and cross divisional state-of-the-art process design/redesign within your business process area as part of the E2E business process, in line with the E2E BPM guardrails from the GBPO and GBPMs. You will also be responsible for achieving lean cross-divisional processes & solutions, with maximum standardization and harmonization for your areas of responsibility within the E2E process, with support of the GBPM. You will also define metrics for the processes you are working on.

Your main responsibilities also include:

  • Responsible for prioritization, justification and realization of change requests in line with the strategic roadmap for his/her own process area, with support of the GBPM

  • Ensure the execution of processes is robust and is established as a way of working (e.g. performing process compliance monitoring) for his/her own process area

  • Ensure documentation of process requirements, implementation through guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures for his/her own process area

  • Drive efficiencies and improvements (incl. automation) across E2E network, RSS Operations, affiliates and IT, by considering external market insights and best practices

  • Contribution to partner projects, providing advice and guidance for her/his own process area

  • Responsible for implementing and driving initiatives in line with the strategic roadmap for his/her own process area

  • Provide guidance to the Global Business Process Specialists for his/her own area, as well as offer coaching to Global Business Process Specialists in- and outside the E2E network, and to peers and colleagues at all levels

  • Contribute to advance agile ways of working in teams and the organization

Who you are

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

You hold a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Informatics, Engineering or a comparable education, as well as 5 - 7 years professional experience preferably in Business Process Management, Information Management / IT, Finance/Procurement, Risk/Internal Control Management, Accounting, Audit.

You have a strong E2E business process area understanding and deep process knowledge as well as technical expertise for his/her dedicated area. You have strong technical competencies in IFRS Accounting, SAP FI/CO, ICFR, Procurement, Transparency Laws and Regulations, as well as proven methodological skills e.g. BPM, Six Sigma (DMAIC), agile ways of working (Scrum), continuous improvement (Lean, PDCA, Kaizen). You have an agile mindset (speed, stability, flexibility) - you work according to and bring in the agile mindset concept in daily operations.

We are also looking for the following qualifications:

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving mindset. Comfortable with handling ambiguity and taking decisions.

  • Good collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills, as well as proven customer-centric mindset (internal & external). Good change management and conflict management skills and experience

  • High attention to quality and details

  • Experience in working in multicultural teams, organizational and project management skills, especially in matrix structures, considering/balancing interests of senior stakeholders from different functions

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to work in complex global networks with international teams.

  • Business fluency in English

  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 25%

Please note, that we are open to discuss remote working. This role can be filled as a full time position (100%) but also has the potential for flexible working models.

If this resonates with you and you want to shape your future in the biggest production site in our network: We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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