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Continuous Improvement & Innovation Lead

date posted 02/22/2021
contract type Full time
job id R2586876
location Hyderabad, India

Mission statements

  • Design the operational excellence implementation plan for the organization with Leadership team inputs
  • Drive operational excellence projects using re-engineering, lean/six sigma, best practices framework, bench marking, analytics technique
  • Identify areas for innovation and implement with external and internal partners
  • Identify the root cause of issues and design resolution
  • Conduct employee surveys on a periodic basis to understand the operational excellence requirements
  • Keep abreast of operational excellence techniques and facilitate constant skill up-gradation of organization employees
  • Replicate successful project work/ share best practices and serve as a change agent and facilitator for operational excellence
  • Monitor project progress by establishing measurable standards
  • Training/Mentoring  Medhub team on lean and six sigma concepts and projects

Collaboration

  • Scientific communication global or local teams
  • Medical content enhancement teams
  • Business analytics team
  • MedHub leadership
  • Various Medical teams

Duties & Responsibilities

People

  • Maintain effectiveness relationships with the end stakeholders (Medical scientific community) with an end objective to develop education and communication content as per requirement
  • Work with project manager/stakeholders to establish end-to-end project plan and approach
  • Training/Mentoring Medhub team on lean and six sigma concepts and projects
  • Keep abreast of operational excellence techniques and facilitate constant skill up-gradation of organization employees

Performance

  • Ensure proper governance and execution model for all kinds of improvement plans (Six Sigma, Automation, Fast Track Projects) Demonstrating the impact to internal and external customers as an output of improvement plans
  • Ensure improvement programs are identified and executed as per plan.
  • Replicate successful project work/ share best practices and serve as a change agent and facilitator for operational excellence
  • Monitor project progress by establishing measurable standards

Process

  • Identifying opportunities of improvement in operations and quality deliverables.
  • Design the operational excellence implementation plan for the organization with Leadership team inputs
  • Drive operational excellence projects using re-engineering, lean/six sigma, best practices framework, bench marking, analytics technique
  • Identify the root cause of issues and design resolution
  • Conduct employee surveys on a periodic basis to understand the operational excellence requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies / Language

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in information systems, computer science, operations, management
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience transformation, standardization of processes
  • Experience in facilitating process improvement events (Kaizen, Workshops, Value Stream Mapping Analysis, etc.)
  • Certified Lean Advanced and/or Black Belt is highly preferred
  • Proven track record in building a culture and a passion for Continuous Improvement
  • Ability to motivate teams and encourage thinking at all levels of the business  
  • Ability to take a hands-on and pragmatic approach
  • Demonstrated experience leading large projects
  • Ability to influence and lead the required change
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to train team members and senior leaders in lean practices and initiatives

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree; or equivalent degree of education and experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills – written and spoken
  • 10-12 years relevant work experience with solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma Principles

Requirements of the job

  • Master’s degree; or equivalent degree of education and experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills – written and spoken
  • 10-12 years relevant work experience with solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma Principles

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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