The background for this position will include experience with SAP, Supply Chain Management, Pharmaceutical or Biotech, SAP Methodology, and the ability to manage implementations.
The primary responsibilities of the role will work with both IT and business partners to lead the planning and delivery of multiple projects in alignment with defined portfolio strategies and roadmaps.
This position will be accountable for managing all the project planning and execution activities required to deliver a defined project scope in accordance with the agreed time, cost and quality criteria, and to company standards (SDLC, risk, etc.) . Interfaces with global senior function and IT business leaders who may be the Project Sponsors and other senior stakeholders
Responsibilities 1.Manage multiple projects or initiatives throughout various stages of the life cycle.
2.Institute appropriate Steering and Operational Governance, and conducts project phase stage-gate reviews with Project Office Lead or Head of Project Delivery
3.Provide leadership to diagnose and overcome barriers to team/project progress. Resolve internal and external team conflict to ensure adherence to project schedule and budget. Identify project uncertainties, alternative resource plans, and other risks for both client and company. Implement mitigation strategies and contingency plans
4.Prepare overall (integrated) project management plan in conjunction with Project Sponsor/Program Manager and measures and reports on deliverables, outputs and progress against this plan . Manages project scope to ensure that requirements are analyzed, documented and agreed and the impact of subsequent any change is formally assessed, evaluated and approved .
Education and Experience Requirements . Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
. Requires demonstrable experience of managing medium to large scale, complex IT projects in a variety of technical domains
. PMP or Prince2 qualified preferred
. Knowledge / qualification in IT standards such as ITIL
. Knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry preferred
. Demonstrable knowledge, experience and capabilities in Project methodologies and lifecycles, e.g. SDLC
. Demonstrable experience of working with multiple On-shore and off-shore Managed Service Providers and working in and with a matrixed IT and Business Organization