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Sanofi is engaging in a review program for harmonization of its current processes: Finance and Controlling, SBS, Trade, Customer Service, and Supply Chain. BOOST is one of the key Finance Transformation initiatives that drive simplifying and standardizing our forecasting/budgeting/management reporting processes through a TM1 solution at “country” and “above country” levels, integrated with ERPs and Financial systems.

Role Purpose

The scope is Global and includes all Global Business Units, Global Support Functions, R&D, and Industrial Affairs.

TM1 is used across the full budget ​process (Rolling Forecast, Budget, ​T1, T2, Strat Plan) and provides a central place for all company financial figures with consolidated rules and automatic reconciliations.

Roles & Responsibilities

Collaboration

  • Assist DIGITAL Boost Program manager to mobilize the DIGITAL project team, a regional network of experts, and other DIGITAL contributors and organizing their contributions.

  • Help DIGITAL Boost Program Manager with reporting tasks.

  • Communicate if risks and issues are identified, formalized & share them.

Design of the Solution

  • Participate and organize with his/her functional teams and regional contributors the design of the solution for the business processes and impacts analysis for satellite applications.

  • Participate and organize with his/her integration teams the design of transversal processes, such as Analytics, MDM, Internal control, and User access management.

  • In coordination with DIGITAL Boost Program leader and Architect, ensure the overall consistency of the design proposed by DIGITAL.

  • Deliver all design deliverables defined by the program and under DIGITAL responsibility (e.g. specifications, …)

Development and testing

  • Participate with his/her functional and integration teams and other DIGITAL contributors to the development specifications and testing.

  • Participate and organize his/her IT team's developments.

  • Participate and organize the DIGITAL contribution to user acceptance tests and finalize the solution (and address defects identified).

  • Ensure that all team members use properly the documentation and testing tools as defined by the DIGITAL quality department.

  • Complete all deliverables defined by the program and under DIGITAL responsibility (e.g. test protocols, test reports…).

Migration and go-live

  • Strongly participate with his/her functional and integration teams and other DIGITAL contributors in the DIGITAL migration and go-live activities.

  • Strongly participate in insuring the documentation and execution of DIGITAL cut-over activities.

  • Strongly participate in ensuring go-live support and hypercare activities.

Roll-out strategy and roadmap

  • Communicate and participate to

  • the investigation of the different deployment options possible and define the best possible strategy, taking into consideration the benefits, costs, technical restrictions, and cultural implications).

  • the definition of the rollout roadmap and the decision criteria to be considered (business value, integration with other initiatives, specific countries considerations, risks, …).

  • the identification of the project acceleration enablers and organizing them in a secured & industrialized way. He/she will consider them in the detailed planning of the project implementation for pilots and deployment phases.

About you

Educational background

  • Higher education (master’s degree) with an orientation in business-related fields. Valuable Master in Finance, Master in IT or Engineering.

Professional experience

  • Min 5 years of professional experience in FP&A, and experience with any FP&A tool is nice to have.

  • Demonstrate a very good track record in TM1 and development preferably in a Pharmaceutical / Consumer Products industry.

  • Good functional knowledge and understanding of the finance process

  • At ease with Microsoft Office tools, and in general with IS tools.

  • Analytical and summarization skills.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills, ability to defend the Core Model position.

Major skills and competencies

  • Ability to challenge, be open-minded and active listening.

  • Ability to drive change and ensure alignment at every stage from main stakeholders and impacted parties.

  • Ability to understand and synthesize business needs from multiple sources, and identify arbitration needs.

  • Ability to keep the global picture and global roadmap in mind.

  • Have superior communication and interaction skills, including tact and diplomacy.

  • Ability to collect data and report blocking points.

  • Issue resolution and value realization oriented.

  • Accountability, reliability.

Main Interfaces/Relationships

  • Internal: Business (Finance from all GBUs, Global Functions, R&D and Industrial Affairs), DIGITAL partners and contributors (Application teams, DIGITAL/IS, factories), and DIGITAL leadership.

  • External: DIGITAL consulting firms.

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