Manager, Business Analytics

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 2S8

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Director, Operations Finance & Strategy, GSTO this role is responsible for executing data driven analytics that provide insights and support decisions for Global Supply and Technical Operations (GSTO). More specifically, this position will partner with GSTO stakeholders, including Site Leadership, Manufacturing Excellence, Global Manufacturing Strategy, and Global Supply Chain functions. In addition, this position will align to Corporate initiatieves for Enterprise Data Governance

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and own a central repository of historical data sets. Update these as new information becomes available, and ensure data integrity.
  • Evaluate business processes, uncover areas for improvement, and develop optimization strategies.
  • Lead multifaceted data analytics to generate insights.
  • Use predictive analytic models to forecast financial and operational performance that generate course corrective actions.
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings with key stakeholders, including cross-functional team members, site leadership, and functional heads.
  • Interpret and analyse data using exploratory and statistical techniques based on scientific methods.
  • Foster an environment that promotes communication at all levels and strives to make all information available when and where needed.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Education
    • University degree in Finance/ Engineering/ Business/ Science related field
    • MMA/ or advanced degree in data analytics from reputed universities/ schools considered an asset
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills with demonstrated experience in building complex analytical models to solve wide range of business problems
    • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications, data mining and visualization tools
    • Experience in using open-source programming languages such as R and Python, and in using simulation tools such as @RISK and Simul8, highly desirable
    • Superior written and oral communication skills including ability to storyboard and succinctly articulate complex ideas, proposals and recommendations
    • Demonstrated ability to think critically, with high level of comfort working on projects with ambiguity and limited direction
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including clear, succinct and timely communication and proven ability to foster positive relations with customers and key stakeholders
    • Exhibited business acumen in understanding cross-functional processes and ability to think strategically vis-à-vis tactically
    • Strong understanding of enterprise systems (e.g. SAP), organizations business processes is considered an asset
    • Ability to be a self-starter, work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment
    • Good understanding of GMPs, SOPs, and relevant regulatory guidelines
  • Experience
    • 5+ years of relevant analytics experience

Experience in Supply Chain or Manufacturing Operations within Pharmaceutical / CPG industry considered an asset



At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.