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Senior Manager Strategy Analytics

Philip Morris International UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Be a part of a revolutionary change

At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom dream up
and deliver, better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.

The Operations function, thanks to its global scale and drive for innovation, is playing a meaningful role in PMI’s business transformation. Our mission is to produce and deliver products to our markets and into the hands of our consumers in a sustainable way. Operations is at the center of a powerful triangle of
deep consumer connection, product innovation and executional excellence.

Our people are passionate, determined and innovative. From procurement, to manufacturing and throughout our supply chain, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to leave your mark in this transformational journey to deliver better, smoke-free alternatives to millions of adult smokers around the world.

For our Digital & Strategy team in London, UK, we are therefore looking for a Senior Manager - Analytics. This is an exciting role, where you will be responsible not only for the strategy and roadmap but also delivery of analytics capabilities. The role includes taking the lead on analytics from ideation to prototyping until industrialization.

In this position, you will:

  • Lead the analytics COE for Operations. This is a global hub for leading and delivering enterprise level analytics
  • Create the roadmap and deliver it for all functions across operations. The roadmap is not just a bottom up consolidation of what functions need, but also top down derived based the analytics capabilities to support delivering the business strategy
  • Lead the team of external + internal talent to partner the functions and support analytics ideas through the journey of ideation to prototyping
  • Work with the IT analytics team to industrialize the capabilities (program management for all analytics industrialized solutions).
  • Role involves business translation for what is needed into technical language and holding IT accountable to delivering it and functions accountable to using it an landing benefits
  • Partner senior leadership like functional VP’s and SVP to uplift the analytics agenda
  • Create more opportunities to move from descriptive to prescriptive analytics
  • Change the ways of working in operations to use analytics to make decisions for all critical processes
  • Operationally, lead analytics projects with setting up and leading a cross functional team including both internal and external partners. This involves operationally running projects like setting up scrum teams with leads, clearing the scope of delivery for sprints, setting up governances and running boards.
  • Handle costs and spends across all the projects and manage the contracting models with the vendor.
  • Work with the business teams to trap and track the value from the different initiatives.
  • Problem solving to de-bottleneck issues in prototyping to delivery
  • Change management across business teams for embedding and adopting new ways of working with digital solutions
  • Lead the data governance for all operations.
  • Performance management for analytics delivery through internal and external business teams & IT teams
  • In a nutshell, approach the analytics capability wholistically i.e. what is needed (capability), what is the value it will deliver (benefit), how it will be used (change management), data needed (data governance and quality), delivering it on time (delivery performance)

We’re looking for someone with:
  • University degree in Engineering / Technical areas
  • Masters degree or MBA or certifications in areas of data science/analytics are a plus
  • Experience in being a product owner, analytics business translator and leading / delivering analytics solutions as a business lead
  • Total of 10-12 years minimum in analytics, which can cover a range of roles like product owner, analytics expertise (AI/ML modeling), project management, delivery lead
  • SME knowledge in 1 or more functional areas e.g. procurement, manufacturing, etc
  • Experience in leading and delivering analytics capabilities
  • Experience in projects around data governance and data quality are a plus
  • Ability to lead internal and external teams
  • Vendor management, performance management of delivery partners
  • Problem solving & Strategic thinking skills.

What we offer:
Our success depends on the talented employees who come to work at PMI every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can:

  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.
  • Take pride in delivering our promise to society. To deliver a smoke-free future

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