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SAP Transformation Manager

SAP Transformation manager

Whitehall resources is looking for an SAP Transformation manager for one of our clients in Basel, Switzerland.

General information:
– Start date: 30.09.2019
– Latest start date: 07.10.2019
– End date: 31.08.2020
– Extension: an extension is possible
– Work location: Basel area
– Workload: 100%
– Remote/Home Office: Possible, prior approval needed (only exceptions).
– Travelling: Some trips

Tasks & Responsibilities:
? Oversee delivery of procurement work-packages and ensure alignment with the other Program streams. Actively manage and continuously improve the relationship between the different Project Management teams within the Program.
? Collaborate closely with the Master Data Management and Analytics integration work streams as well as act as business integration lead to prioritize project demand and sequencing initiatives.
? Manage and prioritize stream’s work pages, working closely with the Procurement workstream Business and IT leads to ensure continuous business and IT alignment in the management and resolution of risks and issues.
? Provide budget analysis, resource allocation and coordination of project activities for the Procurement stream in alignment with the Program.
? Responsible for monitoring the progress of work, ensuring that project steps are in alignment with business objectives, on time, within budget and according to project standards and specifications.
? Prepare and facilitate stream team meetings and support with the creation and review of materials related to performance and status of work-packages.
? Support the management team effectiveness by providing constructive input and improvement ideas, organizing and coordinating the necessary meetings.

Must Haves:
o 10+ years of experience in a global enterprise delivering SAP ERP and other IT solutions in transformational projects, preferably in the Pharma industry.
o Excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills in large multi-national enterprises as well as experience in delivering projects using SAP ACTIVATE, or equivalent PMI PMBOK based methodology.
o 10+ years of hands on experience in delivering of 2 or more areas of SAP ERP, preferably in Pharma/healthcare industry with excellent business process knowledge in these areas.
o 10+ years of hands on experience in process / system implementation experience with core, enterprise-level systems (ERP, BI, MES, QMS, Supply Chain Planning, Business Intelligence…) in the Pharma industry.
o Hands-on experience with SCRUM or equivalent agile methodologies
o Knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Solution Manager
o Good Touchpoint/ SharePoint/ GDrive knowledge
o Self-reliant, resilient, flexible and adaptable to project changing requirements
o Very good communication skills
Ability to quickly establish credibility and maintain highly effective relationships with individuals at all levels of an organization – English

Nice to Haves:
– ++++ Former Experience in Transformations Projects
– ++++ German


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