Role & Background: For our client in the pharmaceutical sector we are looking for a Business Project Manager - Supply Chain Planning to become a member of the ASPIRE SCP Project team. The scope of the ASPIRE SCP Project is to transform the existing supply chain planning processes and systems to be able to support the business appropriately in the future and to realize our ambition of a leading patient-driven supply chain of the future. This project will design, build, test and deploy a new Supply Chain planning solution (based on OMP) spanning from Long range planning, Demand planning, S&OP, Supply Planning, Supply Chain Configuration to production & materials planning and detailed scheduling. This is a multi-year program with the goal to start deployment of selected capabilities in 2020 and going forward align closely with the ERP program deployment time-lines. The PT Supply Chain Planning project team is working in an agile setup, having small, empowered teams assigned to individual business releases. The Project Manager SCP is a crucial role to ensure E2E oversight and alignment across the business releases and teams, as well as providing strong project management services to the project team. As a member of the extended PT ASPIRE project management office, you will regularly interact with partnering projects in the program and the project PMO. This position reports to the PT ASPIRE Plan Business Work-Stream Lead. The perfect candidate is a Junior IT Project Manager with a background and/or working experience in the area of Supply Chain Management. Part of this role would as well be to administratively support the stream lead. Candidates with previous experience in a pharmaceutical environment will be preferred.
Your main tasks and responsibilities: - Works closely with the PT stream-lead and the IT project lead / manager to organize, plan and structure the SCP project - Develop a detailed project plan (e.g. in Smartsheet) across the business releases as well as individually within a business release - Manage the delivery of the project, assign and track tasks and task completion, determine critical path and interdependencies - Drives the project according to the IT Agile Project Management Methodology (IT PMM) used for delivery of IT projects - Ensures milestones and related documentation requirements are understood by the team and delivered on time - Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the project against milestones, deliverables, timeline and budget and prepare status reports - Identify project risks and issues and work with the WS Leader and team members to mitigate risks and resolve issues - Closely aligns the plans and methodologies with the PT PMO office - Maintain relationship with Project Managers of the ASPIRE PMO to share learning and best practices and remain aware of inter-project connections, issues and opportunities. - Help to assess the collective impact of PT projects on the PT organization. Collaborate with the change management lead to drive change management activities across the organization, including preparing and executing change management work-shops, etc. - Engage the stakeholders, users, and other groups as necessary, to facilitate the discussion of the changes. Prepares stakeholder presentations and events in alignment with the change management lead. - Owns & facilitates regular project meetings (core team, extended team, sounding board) incl. agenda, right audience and notes/minutes including action/decision log. - Develops and maintains project document repositories, including team charter, contact lists and distribution lists (calendar and e-mail), agendas, minutes, RAID log (Risk, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Change Log), STOP (situation, target, option, proposal) and project activities, milestones and deliverables
You have the following skills and experiences: - + 3 years of experience managing IT projects including global major ERP / process transformation programs, ideally in a pharmaceutical environment - Proven supply Chain experience, ideally in Planning - Experience with supply chain planning IT-systems (SAP APO, OMP, Kinaxis) - Strong know-how of Project Management practice & tools, including working in an agile setup - Very good handling of office tools (MS Office, Google Docs, Smartsheet) - Demonstrated delivery focus and execution - Flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements - Strong organizational skills - Highly structured and reliable self-starter, able to deal with ambiguity - Very good communication skills (writing) - Fluent in written and spoken English - Self-driven personality - Analytical skills
Nice to haves: - Bachelor or Master degree in technical, business or pharmaceutical field - German: conversational
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