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Correlation Ventures

Supply Chain Advanced Analyst



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IT, Operations
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Supply Chain Advanced Analyst


In Supply Chain Systems and Analytics, we are on a mission to ensure everyone can harness the power of data in every decision.

We believe in empowering the business with advanced analytics and with interactive data visualizations from multiple data sources.

Our scope includes all Supply chain processes: Customer Care, Logistics (Warehousing, Distribution and transportation), Supply chain planning (Distribution requirements planning, Demand planning, Integrated Business Planning and Multi-site Planning) and Production/Scheduling Planning, across all Plants, Regions and markets and for all Business units (GBUs).

You will contribute to empower the life of our patients worldwide by extracting meaning from data and providing tangible and actionable outcomes using the latest available technics and methods.


The Planning Supply Chain Business Analyst is responsible to:

  • Provide a comprehensive and reliable business data environment and strive towards E2E SC visibility
  • Liaise with the other SC Centers of Excellence to ensure we have useful and meaningful analysis from a Play to Win mindset
  • Responsible to design and publish standard reports globally in order to enhance SC business effectiveness (e.g. Reporting, KPI monitoring, Obsolescence report…)
  • Support the design of SC optimization and simulation models covering the end to end Supply Chain in order to propose improvements and cost savings
  • Support the execution of the Supply Chain analytics strategy. This includes E2E Inventory, Downstream SC (Distribution requirements planning, Demand planning, Integrated Business Planning) and Upstream SC (Supply/Multi-site Planning and Production/Scheduling Planning)


Support the design and build of advanced analytics and optimization tools that will enable Sanofi to increase efficiency and competitiveness for instance:

  • Optimization: SC facilities localization, Milk run optimization, Routes determination
  • Discrete Event simulation: Identification of bottle necks, Definition of Safety stock levels
  • Machine learning: KPI target settings, product segmentation, detection of abnormal patterns in systems usage

Designs simulations to confirm that defined parameters deliver desired results.

Optimizes inventories and flows balancing customer service level and costs to maximize profit.

Provide his/her expertise in Supply Chain Planning processes and tools to define and align with the business stakeholders the best course of action

Understand the complexity of the data and communicate the right design approach to the developing team.

Work closely with Digital to ensure data is managed as per global guidelines and Sanofi’s digital vision

Identify reporting needs, produces and publishes official KPIs (SCeye, Reports…) to enhance and/or ease E2E Supply Chain processes.


Experience & knowledge

  • Proven experience in Supply Chain Advanced analytics
  • Significant Project Management experience, involving Agile and Digital methodologies
  • Proved experience working in a data-centric business environment
  • Experience in a complex global organization

Core/Essential competencies

  • Some project management skills with capacity to adapt to a changing and flexible environment
  • Ability to collaborate and build effective network inside and outside a company
  • Strong capability to impact and influence, negotiation skills and management of conflicts
  • Accountability, reliability
  • Fluent in English (verbal, written)
  • Ability to identify sources of value from data analytics across core business domains and to define paths realizing that value
  • Proven experience with advanced analytics technologies and tools, such as big data stack, SQL, Python, R, and visualization solutions/techniques (ie. Qlik, PowerBi, Tableau,..)

Desirable experience

  • Advanced software development skills in at least two of the standard data science languages (such as Python, R, Scala, C++, Julia), and familiarity & flexibility with database systems (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, graph,..)
  • Comfortable working in cloud and high-performance compute environments (e.g. AWS, GCP, Apache Spark)
  • Disciplined AI/ML development (MLOps, CI/CD)
  • May also have expertise in advanced statistical modelling, or broader aspects of mathematics such as optimization or deep ML expertise e.g NLP, imaging


Through is mission & activities, the SC Business Analyst will be in contact with:

  • Sanofi’s Internal Plants
  • EMG/CMOs
  • Global SC Centers and Global SC Teams
  • IT/Digital group
  • Market SC
  • Region SC
  • CoE Planning
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • SMS / Global Industrial Affairs

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.


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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