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Vifor Pharma

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In this new position, you will play a key role in establishing and executing a global multi-year Program to harmonize/standardize processes and the supporting SAP S/4 Hana ERP & MES systems within the Technical Operations domain. This position will be based in Glattbrugg with regular travels to other sites (mainly in Switzerland). Your tasks will be the following:
  • Elaborate a realistic business case and ensure to deliver on the committed business value
  • Set up, manage, maintain and control the overall project scope, from initializing, scope & discover and design to realization (including post go-live phase)
  • Co-ordinate activities with domains outside of Technical Operation when necessary (e.g. Finance, IT)
  • Provide direction to the project teams
  • Develop project work plans, schedule and staffing requirements for projects assigned
  • Ensure that outstanding project management, process implementation and design requirements and/or issues are being addressed for projects assigned
  • Communicate activities and status of each project assigned throughout its lifecycle
  • Schedule workshops and meetings as required
  • Build Business Process Champions within organization across functions
  • Identify areas to harmonize, simplify and optimize
  • Communicate and provide status of work in progress, project risks, project changes and/or issues to the Steering Committee and Senior Management
  • Lead contract negotiations as far as Technical Operations specific content is concerned
  • Allocate and monitor project spending in close cooperation with counterpart in IT and interfere where necessary

For this new role, we are looking for a strong project manager demonstrating leadership and authority to represent the interest of the Transformation program with pleasure and commitment. With your high level of flexibility you also prove to work effectively in a cross-functional organization and bring the following profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Planning, Purchasing or Business Administration
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in one of the Technical Operations function within the pharmaceutical industry or similar field (i.e. food, medical devices)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in working in one or multiple modules of an SAP system (Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Plant Maintenance)
  • Fluent in English and in German, both in oral and written communication. French knowledge would be of advantage
  • Tenure in at last three jobs for at least 2 years each
  • Experience in leading negotiations within the organization and also with suppliers as well as in budgeting and financial knowledge
  • Strong Leadership skills and excellent Program/Project management experience
  • Good understanding of GmP and other relevant regulations is an asset
  • Constructive, systematic and analytical approach to successfully resolve questions and issues

As a leader and team player, you demonstrate strong communications skills and are able to examine and understand issues from multiple perspectives. Furthermore, you prove to be a reliable person and to have the ability to take a neutral position in conflicting situations. Being part of this project will allow you to underline your entrepreneurial thinking, high level of integrity and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma values.