• Lead Business Operations Analyst

    AbbottKansas City, MO 64106

    Job #1336811077

  • DO WORK THAT MATTERSAt Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allowus to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier ~~~ 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medicaldevices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormousopportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career andpersonal goals.Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part ofAbbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teamsof experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testingwhich provides important information for treatment and management of diseasesand other conditions.BUSINESS UNITeScreen (Abbott's Workplace Services business) is driven bythe vision, passion and dedication of its employees who are committed todeveloping and delivering innovative products and services which automate andstreamline the employee screening process by combining cutting-edge technologywith superior customer service.The Lead Business Operations Analyst is a keymember of the Operations team supporting data analytics, client reporting,operational efficiency projects and problem resolution. The person hired in this role will address complex operational challenges and operatelike an internal consultant to analyze and define strategic and operational improvementswithin our workgroups.Successful candidates will be self-motivated, intellectuallycurious, a fast learner, comfortable with ambiguity and working independently,able to focus on details while thinking strategically. This role is perfect for someone who enjoys having the ability to solve businessproblems and deliver insights that enable timely andeffective operational decision-making!RESPONSIBILITIES:+ Partner with key business personnel inanswering complex questions with both quantitative and qualitative insights+ Support key Operations projects toinclude planning, requirements gathering, management, analysis, training andexecution+ Gather and analyze large amounts of informationquickly and problem solve effectively+ Develop, track and report on keyoperational metrics in partnership with key business leaders+ Understand data management controlsand business process intelligence+ Understand and translate businessrequirements into system requirements incorporating timing, contingencies andlimitations+ The Lead Business Operations Analyst is a key member of the Operations team supporting data analytics, client reporting, operational efficiency projects and problem resolution.+ Interface on a regular basis with the Operations leadership team to recommend solutions and efficiency projects, report out on status and business returns of existing projects and develop templates to create efficiencies within existing reporting requirements.REQUIREMENTS:+ Bachelor's degree with quantitative focus+ 5+ years of experience in management consulting,business strategy, or operational excellence / process improvementCOMPETENCIES:+ Excellent attention to detail, highlyaccountable and self-motivated+ Excellent analytical insight,prioritization, and problem-solving skills+ Strong oral, written and interpersonalskills+ Extremely well-organized and capable ofhandling multiple projects and ad-hoc requests simultaneously+ Experience presenting and analyzinglarge quantities of data with strong spreadsheet and database query experience(e.g. SQL)+ Comfort working in fast-pacedenvironment with limited guidance+ Advanced experience in Excel+ Work both independently and in groups in a variety of situations requiring analytical, interpretive, evaluative and constructive thinking.AboutAbbott.At Abbott, we'recommitted to helping people live their best possible life through the power ofhealth. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies tothe world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded genericpharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stagesof life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer,but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.An equalopportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in ourworkforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals withdisabilities. To request accommodation, please send an email to ~~~ .An Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our ~~~ provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with ~~~ request accommodation, please call ~~~ or email ~~~