• Sweden

Job Description:

AtAstraZeneca 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 continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe

The Global Supply Chain & Strategy - Network Strategy group drives the development of the overall Network strategy for AstraZeneca including evaluating the evolution of our global supply chain footprint and our sourcing strategy on whether to manufacture internally or use contract manufacturers In addition, the group also helps evaluate technologies emerging from the pipeline and collaborate with large molecule and small molecule R&D groups, Global Engineering, Therapeutic Area teams, Brand Leads, and key strategic sites to evolve our network to deliver those new technologies and products, as well as evaluating our mature portfolio and impact on network as volumes change and products are divested

As the Senior Manager, Network Strategy Analytics, you will beresponsible for planning, directing and overseeing a wide range of analytical initiatives to enable network strategy related decision making across GSC&S organization The individual plays a key role in defining and building key capabilities that will enhance data driven insights, enable agile business process and drive a culture of analytical excellence, efficiency and responsiveness

Main Responsibilities

Support all aspects of network strategy analytics including, but not limited to, demand validation, capacity planning, scenario planning, benchmarking, business cases, process economics and pipeline analytics
Actively work with network strategy leads, brand leads, site functions, finance directors and R&D to develop network design recommendations reinforced with analytical rigor and stakeholder insights
Develop effective data analytics tools, methodologies and capabilities to enable data driven insights for strategic decision making
Identify and define process improvement and simplification opportunities to enhance strategic insights and analytics
Function as a subject matter expert for specific analytics driven business problems and provide leadership on advanced supply chain modelling approaches
Lead analytical evaluation of strategic projects (network investment/ divestment, sourcing, market access etc) by driving cross-functional alignment and priority business cases
Advance long-term demand and supply scenario modelling and establish impact to supply, cost, risk and trade-offs
Lead supply chain benchmarking of competitor and peer strategies
Support cost of goods and process economics assessments
Partner with business development teams on analyses to support investment / divestment negotiations
Support annual business planning cycle commitments
Perform adhoc analysis of priority strategic questions across multiple stakeholder groups
Prepare, advance and maintain industry relevant content for external leadership forums
Keeps own knowledge of best practices current
Ability to travel as required
May have some budgetary responsibility

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Business or similar field
6-10 years of work experience in relevant field
Knowledge of Supply Chain Management techniques
Exceptional analytics capabilities and communication skills
Operate with high degree of autonomy in matrix environment
Exceptional initiative, teamwork and ability to work independently
Results driven, and focused individual combined with a quantitative outlook with ability to organize, motivate and lead stakeholders


Masters degree in Engineering, Operations Management or MBA
Prior experience in Strategy/ Operations Consulting and Analytics
Biologics/ Small Molecule Manufacturing Experience
Relevant Professional Certification
Project Management experience
Experience of working in a global organisation with complex/geographical context
Experience with data sciences, statistical analysis and network optimization modelling (ie Llamasoft)
Experience with AZ Operations reporting tools (ie PowerBI)

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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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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 12th Aug 2020

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