Enterprise Process Lead: Treasury S/4 Lead

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East, Luton

Job Type: Full time


Enterprise Process Lead: Treasury S/4 Lead

Location: Luton / Macclesfield / Gothenburg / Södertälje

Global S/4HANA Programme

We are one purpose-led global organisation. The enablers and innovators, ensuring that we can fulfil our mission to push the boundaries of science and discover and develop life-changing medicines. We take pride in working close to the cause, opening the locks to save lives, ultimately making a massive difference to the outside world.

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 must continue to work across borders and with partners and new colleagues in a fast and seamless way. The ambition, size and complexity of the organisation, coupled with the opportunities afforded by new technology, has led the Board to approve a large scale transformation of the IT landscape by the replacement of current ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems with one global solution.

Our current technology is used by more than 20,000 employees daily, is foundational to all AZ entities and is central to most core business processes. This programme provides the opportunity for real transformation and to shape the way of working globally for many years to come.

This programme requires the best. Whether it be the technical skills, business understanding or change leadership, we want to ensure we have the strongest team deployed throughout. The programme seeks to deliver a world class change programme that leaves all employees with a fuller understanding of their role in the end-to-end nature of our global company. This programme will provide AZ with a competitive edge, to the benefits of its employees and patients.

We are now looking for an Enterprise Process Lead: Treasury S/4 Lead to provide support on planning, directing and overseeing a wide range of analyses, related to current and future improvements within Treasury. As an expert, develops and monitors a range of initiatives involving business improvements. Recognised expert within own field and often first point of contact for specialist queries.

What you'll do:

  • Act as a source of knowledge in one or more areas of S/4HANA and Treasury processes, defining and communicating current and future business improvement needs and opportunities

  • Provide the expertise with regards to S/4HANA capability and standard process design for Treasury

  • Oversees and provide expert technical support to a team, potentially across different global locations

  • Clarify and complete the key S/4HANA global design activities that will generate the golden template; scope definition, identification of the standard process

  • Ensure that the standard process design is based on standard SAP S/4HANA and to challenge any deviation

  • Develop and run “fit to standard” workshops to align and confirm the golden template with the business

  • Create and sustain key project artefacts required to develop a successful transition to SAP S/4HANA, including the end to end process flows and key elements of the information model

  • Liase with the data team to ensure that the data object requirements confirm to standard SAP

  • Ensures that all improvement project work is carried out with regards to AstraZeneca standards and regulations

  • Work closely with other areas of the S/4 project and create networks with colleagues across the business

  • Keeps self and others up to date on recent developments and emerging trends on an internal and external basis

  • Maintains the process and technology for identifying and tracking continuous improvement initiatives

  • Prioritises Treasury improvement issues and delivers own business improvement findings and recommendations to a cross-functional team

  • Supports project managers in implementing changes to improve the way various functions and teams perform

  • Oversees specialised research to deliver new proposals, and amalgamates findings so they can be used to underpin new business initiatives

  • Co-ordinates the development and presentation of best options or working models to enhance business continuity or improve business performance

  • Keeps own knowledge of best practices on business information and intelligence such as Lean Sigma process current

  • Leads and implements globally agreed Business Improvement strategies including process and technology related to the function

  • May have some budgetary responsibility

Essential for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (or equivalent)

  • Significant experience in Business Improvement

  • Experience of S/4HANA

Desirable for the role:

  • Advanced degree within field (or equivalent)

  • Professional certification

  • Project management experience

Applications open: 09/05/2023

Applications close: 09/06/2023

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you already imaging 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 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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