Medtronic Principal Business Analyst Diabetes, MEACAT in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Principal Business Analyst Diabetes, MEACAT


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Post Date:

Jun 08, 2017


This position preferably based in Beirut, Lebanon, serves as the Business Partner for the Diabetes Group in Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Turkey (MEACAT).

The position reports into the EMEA Finance Director for Diabetes, with a dotted line to the Finance Director for MEACAT.

You will act as the trusted advisor to the MEACAT, Middle East North Africa (MENA) and Saudi Arabia Diabetes business leaders and support them in defining and executing the business strategy, maximizing top and bottom line opportunities, delivering on KPIs and targets, driving efficiency in operations, adapting new business models where applicable etc.

You will also support the MEACAT Finance Director in managing the cost pool for Medtronic centralized functions in the region.

This position requires having close working relationships with the Diabetes Business Finance Leadership in MEACAT and Swiss Head Quarters, local Country Finance, and the Centers of Excellence in Heerlen and Prague.

Key aspects of your role will be:

·Interpreting, explaining and driving business performance

·Driving the planning and forecasting processes for Diabetes in MEACAT

·Supporting and influencing key operational and strategic decisions

·Providing the business with relevant analytics and actionable insights

·Generating scenario analyses to advise on key business planning opportunities and trade-offs

·Managing business risks and opportunities

·Supporting the sales incentive cycle in the MEACAT region

K ey behaviours required:

·Business acumen – understand business model and business savvy

·Influencing outcomes – persuade others to different ways of thinking and gain commitment

·Strategic thinking – see the big picture and think long term

·Relate to others – build strong trusting relationships that foster success

·Communication – Articulate in both verbal and written communication; able to communicate effectively according to the audience

·Proactive and action oriented – show initiative and act with a sense of urgency

Qualifications and experience requirements:

·University degree in finance, business or accounting.

·Minimum of 7-8 years of professional finance experience; Business Finance / FPA experience preferred

·Masters / MBA degree / CPA a definite plus

·Experience in a multicultural, diverse environment; multinational or audit firm is preferred

·Willingness to Travel 20-30% of time