Senior Project Manager (ERP) - 70% / ro-353

4070 Basel
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2018-03-29 09:45
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a Senior Project Manager (ERP) - 70%

• Type of placement: 12 months, external contract with possible long term extension
• Company: major Pharma company in Basel area
• Salary: level 3, please ask us for the exact rate range

(monthly all in salary levels in CHF, level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k, level3= >15k)


ATTP (“advanced track & trace for Pharma”) is considered large, highly complex, cross functional project. ATTP is an SAP product that replaces the central system of serialization and track & trace, meaning the solution to control serial numbers assignment and serialization events management. The ATTP project will be impacting the following key areas: 

  • Packaging Sites Serialization interfaces 
  • CMO serialization interfaces 
  • Internal Warehouses 
  • External Warehouse Interfaces 
  • Regulatory reporting related to serialization 
  • Serialization Master Data 
  • ERPs: APAC ERP, NA ERP, Harmony and Forward



Tasks & Responsibilities: 

1. Develop the project plan: 

  • Develop and maintaining a detailed project plan 
  • Develop and communicate the project governance: roles and responsibilities, decision making process and authority levels for decisions 
  • Keep the Project Charter updated in line with the approved scope changes 

2. Manage the project stakeholders: 

  • Liaise with, and updates progress to, project SC/senior management. Informs variances from Plan and proposes corrective actions 
  • Create Organizational Change Impact Assessment in order to define a plan to engage and communicate effectively with stakeholders 
  • Engage the users, and other groups as necessary, to discuss and design the changes in business processes, organizational structure or solutions 

3. Manage the project team: 

  • Provide leadership to the Project Team: trigger motivation, keep all team members informed, support, settle conflicts, etc. 
  • Recruit project staff and consultants 
  • Make sure all resources are available 
  • Assign deliverables to Team Members 
  • Manage the project conflicts 

4. Manage the project scope: 

  • Sets the Scope and expectations; defines target metrics and timeframe 
  • Establish change control procedure for changes in the project 

5. Manage the project risk: 

  • Record and manage project risks and issues, propose corrective actions when needed and escalating where necessary 

6. Manage the project budget: 

  • Estimate project costs, internal and external costs, reviewing in a regular basis in order to have an accurate latest budget estimation. 
  • Keep track of actual costs vs. planned costs 
  • Keep project SC informed about budget evolution and request changes to SC if required 

7. Manage the project delivery: 

  • Manage project deliverables in line with the project plan 
  • Monitor project progress and performance 
  • Work closely with the final customer in order to ensure successful project delivery, handover and proper project closure 



General information: 

  • Start date: 30.04.2018 
  • Latest start date: as soon as possible 
  • End date: 30.04.2019 (1 year duration) 
  • Extension: Possible, not approved yet. 
  • Work location: Basel 
  • Workload: 70% 
  • Preferred working days: Flexible 
  • Remote/Home Office: Only possible by exception. 
  • Travelling: Not required, but could be possible. 
  • Department: MMSA (Supply Chain Projects) 

Must Haves: 

  • 8 to 10 years of experience in project management (similar projects highly preferred) 
  • Fluent English (reading, writing and speaking) 
  • Ability to easily interact with IT, define common governance, framework, goals and build project environment with excellent collaboration between Business and IT project team 
  • Good level of understanding of Warehouse and DC (Diabetes Care) processes is a must and how they are impacted by serialization and aggregation is highly desired 
  • Excellent negotiation skills as with ATTP, the project aims to implement standard solution as much as possible, which can have high impact on current business processes (e.g. warehouses) 
  • Customer-facing experience (will need to build relationships with wide range of stakeholders, including all project contributors) 
  • Pharma experience 
  • Project Management certification (e.g PMP, Prince2, PPM) 
  • Overall knowledge of Serialization and Aggregation process & the impact across Supply Chain

Nice to Haves: 

  • German is a plus 

Prefered Interview Dates (YYYY-MM-DD):