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Sanofi Group CHC - North America Purchase to Pay Lead in Chattanooga, Tennessee

POSITION OVERVIEW

Job Title: CHC - North America S2V Partner

  • North AmericaS2V Partneris the Single Point of S2V accountability in front of CHC stakeholders locally.

  • North America S2V Partnerensuresthat optimized processes are implemented locally.

  • North America S2V Partnerwill streamline the S2V processes by connecting end users with process owners (Procurement, Legal...). TheNorth America S2V Partnerwill be responsible for designing/adherence of processes at local level, managing deviations, and alignment with relevant support functions. He/shewill be the gatekeeper of S2V processes locally and will work closely together with S2V manager and BPO provider supporting the S2V operations for CHC.

  • This position will support the strategic design of global Source 2 Pay and Travel & Expense processes and will contribute to roll out of new S2V operations & relevant S2V satellite solutions for the perimeter during Chloe project.

KEY RESULTS/ACCOUNTABILITIES

Chloe Project Mode

  • Supportthe designand implementationof the new tools and processesin theperimeterincluding BPOonboarding

  • Integrating and coordinating all project activities including definition and implementation of S2V strategies,actions,and governance to achieve business objectives

  • Identify the local specificitiesand needsof the perimeterto ensure aproper localizationof the processeswhere needed

  • Ensuresmoothexecutionof theCutover Planincluding UAT’s,Knowledge Transfer,Trainings,Asset Transferactivitiesandhypercareperiod

Operational

  • Ensure business continuity & deliver the operations without disruption

  • Manage BPO provider relationship at local level (governance, performance monitoring, root cause analysis review, follow up and improvement of actions in place)

  • Lead the implementation of the Core Model locally in coordination with BPO team and Global Head of Core model:

  • Ensure processes are fully documented, maintained and communicated,

  • Provide support in innovation, simplification, standardization,

  • Manage for countries in his scope qualitative follow-up of S2V internal controls for:

  • risk-assessment process

  • yearly control self-assessment

  • ongoing self-testing

  • process of internal control deficiencies identification

  • Support with the development of adequate action plans & improvement recommendation

  • Follow up on time execution of action plans

  • Ensure that local procedures are formalized, updated and in line with the Global policies, standards and guidance and verify that procedures are adequately approved and communicated

  • Execution of local tasks forced by legislation specific (work with original paper docs if required etc.)

  • Guide end users and coordinate S2V activities from the definition of the need to the payment of the supplier, including contracting part, purchase order communication and all required follow-up actions

Leadership

  • Single Point of S2V accountability in front of CHC stakeholders locally

  • Build strong Business Partnering and maintain stakeholder relationships (e.gwith Business end users, Procurement, Legal, GBS and Finance)

  • Strengthen relationships with Europe region through both solid governance as well as informal and formal networking,

  • Collect business pain points and set up improvement projects/actions

  • Manage Change management and Communication

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

Expected skills

  • Strong Leadership

  • Capability to negotiate and convince

  • Strategic thinking and process impact understanding

  • Project management know-howis a plus

  • Good understanding for overall IT systems and tools

  • Rigorous, Assertive

  • High level of autonomy and leadership

  • Ability to influence in a context of high resistance to change

  • Ability to understand and simplify complex processes

  • LEAN & process optimization mindset, with the strong ability to challenge the existing paradigmsin order tobuild beast in class services & processes

  • Strong analytical skills to resolve critical issues and ensure projects stay on track

  • Ability to translate process / organization improvement into concrete P&L savings

  • Ability to manage multi-functional and diverse stakeholders

  • Effective collaboration skills with peers,stakeholdersand partners across the organization

  • High level of Interpersonal/ communication skills with an ability to communicate and present at different levels of the organization

  • Command of English and local language mandatory

Background

  • 7+ years andvery strong expertise in P2P processes

  • Deep knowledge of Sanofi organization

  • Project leadership skills and project management expertise with an experience of implementing SAP and/or P2P tools is a plus

  • Proven experience of building solid partnerships with external service providers

  • Must have experience of working with key stakeholders across functions up to senior executive level

  • Prior experience of working in a global environment

  • Experience of working in a Global Business Services environment

Key Dimensions

What is Source 2 Value (S2V)?

Two end-2-end processes in scope:

  • Source 2 Pay

  • Travel 2 Expense

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