Business Process Consultant/Senior Business Analyst, Production & Supply

Manchester, MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

Ref#: 12345702509

Date published: 1-Mar-2017

About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.   We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
To support our ambition, Syngenta is establishing a Global Operations Centre in Manchester, UK, enabling operations (including Supply Chain as well as Procurement) and providing key business services covering IT, Project & Process management and Service Excellence. You will be part of a team that works collaboratively across our global business, to develop innovative tools and technology and deliver essential services and solutions to the company.
Joining the Global Operations Centre, you will have the opportunity to drive major business initiatives, support our internal and external customers and enable Syngenta to operate more productively.

About this job:

The successful candidate will be the senior business process manager in Syngenta in their respective area of expertise. We are currently looking for candidates who can demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas: production quality control, production and manufacturing, seeds or planning.


Consult with business leaders to understand and drive the business strategy within the process area
Ensure the future set of programs/projects are prioritized by business leaders and mapped against the business strategy
Act as single point of contact for stakeholders to receive information on programs, projects and process activities
Provide process leadership and expertise in order to challenge, support, enable and improve business performance
Collaborate with regional Business Process Consultants and provide a view in the creation of a 3 year process improvement roadmap
Leverage and participate in business process communities
Provide process expertise to deliver change and support the early phases of projects
Identify opportunities resulting from situational changes such as new regulation, data insights, new business situations to shape new business processes
Identify changing business needs that may lead to the requirement for change or improvements to processes
Champion a global business process management approach with a consistently applied set of methods, tools and techniques
Own one or more framework(s) (design box) through which the Design Authorities assess compliance with the global process standards
Design agile and sustainable business solutions to support the introduction of new business models


Essential Knowledge & Experience:

Extensive experience in a similar role, preferably in a multinational manufacturing/production environment or consultancy
Significant experience in Business Process Management
Experience of Enterprise Architecture & ERP systems
Ability to build strong working relationships with key business stakeholders; influencing stakeholders at line manager to senior manager level
Ability to manage external professional relationships
Project and Programme Management
Strong leadership skills – people management experience is preferred, but not a requirement
Strategic thinking
Preferred Knowledge & Experience:

Knowledge of the chemical industry or agricultural businesses is a plus
Any other European language besides English is beneficial

Bachelors' degree or equivalent
Additional important information:
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Based in Manchester
  • Up to 30% Travel

Primary Location



Business Process Management

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