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Analytics Lead

  • Location
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH122425
  • Salary £67000 - £73000.00 per annum + + Benefits
  • Specialisation BI and Data Analytics
  • Posted September 07, 2021

SAP Analytics Lead

S/4 Program

The role of the IT Lead Analytics is to enable the business transformation and to maximize the value from the S/4HANA program for our business. The IT Lead Analytics reports to the IT Program Lead.

This person will be fully dedicated to the global transformation program, with a strong focus on business value realization, business process excellence and core SAP Analytics product valuation.

This person will be responsible for leading the Analytics workstream in all dimensions: business value and use cases, architecture and roadmap, projects and third-party management, delivery and upskilling.

This person will be dedicated to IT Analytics transverse workstream and will have to ensure a robust consistency with other Global Business Processes (Concept to Product, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Forecast to Produce) and with our Data Value Office and Analytics global team.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Main Responsibilities

Main Tasks

Foster the overall culture and literacy across the Polaris program

§ Actively driving the change across all hierarchy levels (up to C-level) including communications and training to foster overall data culture and literacy and ensure that the organization understands that data should be treated as an asset

§ Promote and enable new decision-making capabilities: budget and planning capabilities, real-time reporting, embedded analytics into business processes, BI self-service, dashboarding, predictive

Experience (Proficiency):

- 6-8 years of data management and analytics experience, ideally from a management consultancy or an industrial company - life sciences / pharma would be an advantage

- Functional expertise proven track record of managing use cases from ideation until industrialization

- Three or more years of leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts

- Functional expertise in the relevant areas of a pharmaceutical company

- Good knowledge of best-in-class use cases within life sciences / pharma

- Experience in the ideation and definition of descriptive Analytics, predictive Analytics, prescriptive Analytics, AI/ML use cases

- Experience in project management and use case portfolio management

- Experience in Financial Planning, budgeting and forecasting processes

- Experience with agile ways of working

- Proven data literacy - The ability to describe business use cases/outcomes, data sources and data management concepts, and analytical approaches/options. The ability to translate among the languages used by executive, business, and IT stakeholders

- Analytical skills - Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities

- Experience with SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BW

- Experience on planning and analytics

- Experience with SAP data models

Communication / Personality (Level / Nature):

- Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across functions at a senior level to influence and effect change to achieve common goals

- English language

- French language would be an advantage

Key Technical Competencies Required

- Architecture and Analytics roadmap Analytics management at an enterprise level

- Master Data Management at an enterprise level

- Data Architecture

- Data visualization

- Business and Financial planning and reporting

- Data Platforms, Data Lakes, Data Warehouse (current technologies)

- SAP S/4HANA : embedded analytics, CDS, Fiori analytics

- SAP Analytics Cloud Reporting and Planning