Senior Project Manager (Partnering IT) 75% (ro-048)

4070 Kaiseraugst
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End Date: 
2017-09-05 09:30
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The candidate will be part of the Global Product Strategy (GPS) & Partnering business IT organization. The contractor will be involved in activities / projects for our customer Partnering. Pharma Partnering is responsible for seeking opportunities (compounds, technologies, companies) to maximize the value of the our customer Portfolio. 

The 2 projects or activities s/he will be involved: 

a) Project 1 –  Partnering Phelix Cloud Migration (ca. 50%): The candidate will lead the end to end project. Current legacy on-premise solution supporting partnering key business processes needs to be moved to its Cloud based version. The project has not started. 

b) Project 2 – Fusion Enhancement (ca. 25%): The activity is about enhancing an existing solution, FUSION, solution mainly used by Strategic Partnering for their landscaping activities. The main change is about reverse-engineering excel macros that are involved in the current import process that feeds in FUSION. This activity is not considered as a project but requires a series of formal project deliverables to be updated where the candidate will be heavily involved. The analysis of the changes is just starting. 


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Lead one or more high-level, complex technical projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified requirements 
  • Coordinate and direct activities of project team members 
  • Responsible for the successful project related communication to stakeholders 
  • Ensure all project requirements and/or objectives are documented 
  • Support documentations of key PMM deliverables 

The candidate will work together with developers, solution architect, vendor, business subject matter experts, IT business analyst. 


General information

  • Start date: 25.09.2017 
  • Latest start date: as soon as possible 
  • End date: 31.12.2017 
  • Extension: An extension is planned, but needs to be approved. 
  • Work load: 75% (30h per week) 
  • Preferred working days: Flexible, could be discussed in the interviews. 
  • Work location: Kaiseraugst
  • Remote: Possible 1 day per week (prior approval required). 
  • Travel: Not required 
  • Department: FPPO (Pharma IT, HCO* & Partnering IT) 
  • HCO = Healthcare Organization 
  • 8+ years of project management experience within IT department (only IT-related projects) 
  • Previous  experience in managing global projects and knowledge of PMM 
  • IT background needed: especially architecture, system integration, cloud based solutions (hands-on experience not needed) 
  • Knowledge / experience of PMM (Project Management Methodologies) e.g. PMI, Agile (applied before in the projects) 
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written) 
  • Technical documentation writing skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • IT project experience ideally with: software and/or cloud solutions. 
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