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Global P2P Continuous Improvement & Project Manager

date posted 03/15/2023
contract type Full time
job id R2672511
location Hyderabad;

Global P2P Continuous Improvement and Project Manager

  • Job Title: Global P2P Continuous Improvement and Project Manager
  • Location: Budapest – Sanofi Business Services, Váci Greens
  • Flexible working: 60% home office / week
  • Job type: Permanent, Full time

About the job

The SBS Budapest Center has been growing since its beginning, as a centre of knowledge and competence that offers business solutions globally to our partners in Europe and North America. Our experts mainly work in the areas of business support and human resources, and with the ever-growing scope of the Budapest Center, we started expanding our horizons in different fields of business and market solutions and process optimization. Innovation is one of our core values, driven by us with expertise and ideas, that is why we seek new talents in our new departments.


This position is part of the P2P Global Process Owner team within the Sanofi Business Services (SBS) organization, reporting to the Head of BPO transformation and the Global P2P project team.   The purpose of the Global P2P Continuous Improvement and Project Manager is to take full responsibility and ownership of the management of selected Global P2P process improvement initiatives and selected global P2P projects. These initiatives and projects have the aim to drive Global P2P process transformation as well a Core model standardization, including implementation of Global P2P tools and systems towards at least peer group benchmark in terms of efficiency (P&L, Headcount) and business / user experience. This includes continuous improvements and next generation developments in the P2P end-to-end process across the business units.

About Growing with us

In this role you will take on:

  • Global Accountability on continuous improvements and projects
  • Develop project plan at the right level, identifying sequence of activities, durations, milestones, etc.  Drive progress of the plan and track action items and interdependencies to deliver on time.  Prioritize, challenge, and resolves issues
  • Monitor progress of project for business value, document lessons learned and best practices, closeout project summarizing achievements & improvements
  • Change Control - ability to assess changes and impacts to cost, schedule, and quality and recommend course of action
  • Manage local stakeholders impacts by applying knowledge of change management fundamentals
  • Identify and align stakeholders.  Build/develop relationships within ITS teams or other involved functions
  • Effectively plan for, secure and manage internal and external resources. Forecasting costs and benefits and securing funds and contracts
  • Build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships to Procurement, Finance, Treasury, Internal Controls


  • Develop, drive, and lead various P2P continuous improvement initiatives and P2P projects in collaboration with the relevant Sanofi stakeholders and P2P regions
  • Develop project charters and plans, requirements, status and delivery reporting, and resource management considering the global standards for project execution and reporting
  • Lead cross functional teams at the global and regional level. Provide direction, guidance, and oversight of project team resources
  • Plan and lead a Project Risk Assessment

Compliance, Innovation and strategic planning:

  • In collaboration with the respective P2P GPL, ensure compliance through understanding of legal, regulatory, quality, and control constraints
  • Implement initiatives dealing with innovative technologies, rapid pace of change, with required anticipation on organization impacts and new operating models
  • Involvement and support of the respective GPL in strategic planning, agile resourcing, and value realization across the portfolio

About you

  • Account payable and Vendor master data skills
  • Procurement experience with accounting skills would also be considered
  • It would be nice to have demonstrated track record of successful process improvement in the P2P area or related area with strong focus on P2P systems and solutioning.
  • Leadership & collaboration skills: Ability to lead and guide people to work towards a common set of goals on global and regional level without having formal leadership responsibility.
  • Demonstrated transversal mindset and ability to work across processes, geographies, languages, cultures, business maturity levels
  • Establishes priorities and timelines to effectively manage workload of self and others.  Able to multi-task exceptionally well.
  • Skilled at working effectively and professionally with all business stakeholders at a regional level and globally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Executive presence, capability to negotiate and convince
  • Strategic thinking and process impact understanding
  • Ability to influence in a context of high resistance to change
  • Ability to translate process / organization improvement into concrete P&L savings
  • Transversal mindset and ability to work across processes, geographies, languages, cultures, business maturity levels
  • English business fluent mandatory

Background and Experience

  • Academic degree, preferable in Finance, Economics or related
  • Experienced, business experience, including some experience of highly complex process improvements and transformation management, there of up to 5+ years direct work experience in Finance / Internal Control / Procurement / P2P / SSC environment
  • Very strong expertise in P2P processes and systems
  • Must have experience of working with key stakeholders across functions up to Senior management level in international company with exposure to multicultural environment
  • Deep knowledge of Sanofi business model and prior experience of working in a global environment, ideally in a Global Business Services environment
  • Proven experience of building solid partnerships with external service providers (Shared Services / BPO model) and consultants

When joining our team, you will experience:

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team
  • An attractive, market-oriented salary and cafeteria benefits
  • Flexible home office policy, with a possibility to work up to 60% of time from home / where you can easily schedule your office days
  • Work from an "Office of the Year 2020" finalist office
  • Collective life and accident insurance
  • Yearly medical check-up
  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees and we will dedicate a Buddy for you to better navigate in your first weeks
  • Your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully
  • Practice your language skills within our "Language Club"
  • Join a great community & special events (Monthly Board Game Nights, Summer Events, Well-Being Lectures & Sport Clubs)

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity

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