The Business Analyst Manager will lead high priority Strategic Planning and Special Projects initiatives across the enterprise, working directly with members of the C-suite to transform the performance of Avantor as part of an in-house strategy and consulting team. Fast development path with high senior executive exposure, increasing levels of responsibility within Special Projects team, and/or opportunities to transition to a challenging role in a company line organization.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership - Coordinate cross-functional teams to execute key value creation (top and bottom line) and integration/transformation initiatives
Problem structuring Identify key issues, develop hypotheses and methodology to verify or refute them
Project management Clearly scope and track projects, develop and assign workstreams, maintain steady pace, and ensure reliable delivery
Data analysis Creatively obtain and vet data, develop and execute quantitative analyses with (potentially incomplete) data, cross-check results to identify potential inconsistencies or limitations
Business insights Understand business implications of observations, interviews, and analyses. Develop business strategies and recommendations accordingly
Communication Craft polished written communications and deliver oral communications of findings and recommendations in an effective and efficient manner
Influencing collaborate positively with project stakeholders to secure support and implement recommendations in a fast-paced environment
Strategy Develop business segment strategies, research markets & competitors, articulate value propositions, and identify growth opportunities
Management Assign tasks, coach, and develop other Strategy and Special Projects team members as needed, collaborate and learn from peers in a team environment
Support other corporate strategy responsibilities as needed, including Strategic Planning, Market Research, M&A, Competitor Benchmarking,
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications):
High performer with 3-6 years of top-tier project-based professional experience (e.g.., consulting, investment banking, private equity, or management training program)
Experience in general management, market research, due diligence, commercial functions (sales, pricing, product management), data analytics, and/or supply chain
Bachelor s degree required. MBA or Advanced Professional Degrees preferred
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Strong desire to learn from C-suite executives and have a real impact in the business early in his / her career.
Exceptional process and organizational skills with ability to mobilize change
Highly organized and reliable, keeps trains on time and knows how to create process drumbeat .
Structured thinker that can digest unstructured data and create /execute actionable plans.
Resourceful and tenacious.
Thinks as much about the how as about the what .
Gets things done.
Strong business acumen and analytical skills.
Strong analytical skills and intellectual horsepower
Sound business insight; good nose for value, able to identify and prioritize key value creation levers.
Excellent MS Office (Excel, PPT, etc) skillset.
Ability to connect the dots and work with cross-functional teams to drive results.
Non-confrontational character, comfortable to be around.
High EQ, warm personality and ability to relate to people.
However, able and willing to tolerate and if necessary drive conflict when needed.
Knows how to get stuff done in ambiguous, executive settings.
High energy contributor, low maintenance, ambitious, entrepreneurial, with drive to create new ideas and advance new initiatives.
Ambitious in goal setting and career wants to grow and curious.
Strong oral and written communicator.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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