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Elanco Full Time Position!


Interested applicants – please send your resume to by Wednesday, March 26th
Position Brand Description:
In order to provide best-in-class support for the Elanco Business Unit, Elanco IT has the responsibility to provide on-going integrated services in support of Elanco’s recent business development acquisitions and potential future business acquisitions globally.  Elanco IT in partnership with various global IT teams will be supporting the Elanco business areas throughout the supply chain and commercial integration including Contract Manufacturing, Demand Planning, and Distribution activities for the newly acquired products and substantial growth in global markets.   The primary focus of this Elanco IT role will be partnering with both the Elanco supply chain and financial organizations and various other Elanco business areas in support of the increasingly complex Elanco business.    Initial priority will be product data integration and design within the current Global Elanco Commercial organization with a heavy emphasis on SAP supply chain and commercial design and processes. 
Key Objectives/Deliverables:
1.  Business Analyst – 75%
-Support with Elanco IT Consultants on Elanco IT acquisition team
-Partner with IT colleagues at Elanco and Lilly to set implementation direction for overall  application design, migration/transfer schedules  and validation/testing strategies for product acquisitions
-Partner with IT colleagues to drive integration roadmap of services & projects from deal announcement through 100 % integration
-Challenge status quo given timelines, effectively influencing stakeholders regarding risks, trade-offs, compromises
-Develop credibility as a Elanco Global IT subject matter expert
-Serve as the IT liaison between Elanco and other IT organizations - supporting related systems, data integration and processes
-Proactively identify issues and implement mitigation strategies
-Contribute to the development and monitoring of project plans
-Consult with others in similar roles or past projects and external firms on IT Business
-Development best practices. Stay abreast of market or technical trends.
-Provide subject matter expertise across Commercial and Supply business areas & application portfolios, with a comprehensive knowledge of  commercial and  supply chain requirements
-Provide oversight to contract resource work deliverables
-Support customer acceptance testing

2.  Technology Integrator – 15%
-Work with SAP group to develop needed integration/interface architecture.
-Work with technologists & quality experts to develop needed application turnover processes & deliverables – initial primary focus will be commercial and supply processes
-Provide review of technical designs

3.  Quality Analyst – 10%
-Ensure adherence to software quality assurance and validation processes
-Create, review, and maintain documentation to support the validation of systems
-Ensure execution of integration and system test scripts
Basic Requirements:
-Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects
- Excellence in influencing colleagues to complete work in a timely fashion, while at the same time balancing the expectations of management on accountability and appropriate ownership.
-Excellence in oral and writing skills demonstrating the ability to take complex changes or impacts to the business and applying them in easy to understand and simplified communications.
- Demonstrated learning ability to quickly gain understanding of Elanco current Supply Chain Business Processes and Design
-Demonstrated ability to consistently and significantly influence peers and business partners
-Ability to proactively identify issues and either resolve or escalate to the appropriate levels for resolution
-Able to effectively network with and influence personnel in a variety of levels and across IT and multiple business areas, including external partners
-Desire and ability to operate at both detail and strategic levels
-Strong problem solving skills
-Consistent attention to detail

Additional Preferences:
-       Agriculture industry experience – whether that’s working on a family farm or an agricultural sciences degree
-       International experience: study abroad, new language (s)
-       Computer programming experience
-       Technical knowledge of supply chain or commercial operations for a large corporation
Education Requirements:
-Bachelors Degree (or equivalent work experience)
Other Information:
- Int’l travel 25% - 50%
- Immediate availability
- Location: Greenfield, IN

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Created at 3/17/2014 1:27 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 3/17/2014 1:27 PM by Pava, Penny J.