Digital Transformation Project Manager

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Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Anderlecht, BE

Help us transform patients’ lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?
To strengthen our Digital Transformation in Finance, based in any of our international UCB Offices, we are looking to fill the position of: Digital Transformation Project Manager.
Is your strategic aptitude second only to your analytical faculties? You're an ‘analytegic’ person at UCB. This very special blend of talent means you are accomplished at plotting a course through deep reflection to improve patients' lives.

As a UCB 'analytegic' person and Digital Transformation Project Manager you like to work in an environment where you can:

• Create impact by innovating in the area of Artificial Intelligence/Advanced Analytics. 

• Work on a variety of projects in finance covering global business services as well specialty functions (Tax, Purchasing…) 

• Drive projects from ideation towards implementation and delivery before handing it over to the Global Process Enablement teams


As a UCB 'analytegic' person and Digital Transformation Project Manager you will contribute by:

Coaching of other Finance colleagues on hard and soft skills regarding digital capabilities and mindset

• Delivering (subset of below) Projects in Finance around the digital transformation 

o Aria (Artificial intelligence analyst) 

o Chatbot to ask all finance related questions and get variance analysis as well as do a forecast on a monthly basis

o Internal Controls Artificial Intelligence (Predict and prevent issues before they appear)

o Continuous Closing (Use Artificial Intelligence to support the closing with early warnings and proposed changes in accounting)

o Investment effectiveness (identify which investments worked best and how to give budget reallocation advise)

o And others that will be identified later

• Drive the mindset change of everyone involved and impacted by related projects

• Bring innovation into existing processes around artificial intelligence and advanced analytics

• Project Organization

• Roadmap / vision building together with stakeholders

• Transfer projects into sustainable support


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

• Innovation Driven especially in the Digital Technologies

• Entrepreneurial value driven on both technology and people side

• Holistically thinking profile 

• Having an analytical and technical mind-set (Technical expertise is a plus but not mandatory)

• Ability to drive and influence change

• Project Management expertise is a plus

Skills needed:

• Adaptive high-speed learning

• Creative problem solving

• Influencing and driving change in an imperfect information environment

• Understanding of technology

Expected Behavior:

Value generation focus instead of efficiency focused

Trust instead of control   

Speed instead of perfection 

Disruption Instead of Continuous Improvement

• Do not think outside the box, think there is no box

Creation mindset instead of Consumer mindset

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Technology, Management

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