SAP ERP Business Expert

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Information Technology

Company: Vifor Pharma

Darya Koblik

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 89 22

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We are currently looking for a SAP ERP Business Expert who will be based at our operational headquarters in Zurich. Accountable for setting up, managing, maintaining and controlling the overall Tech Ops project scope for implementation and realization (including post go-live phase) you will become a single source of truth of all SAP S/4 project related topics. You will provide Tech Ops input and own delivery of business process design and integration with other systems and processes. You will be part of the Tech Ops team and your tasks will include the following:

  • Own project tasks to design, configure and implement  S/4 solution and deliver user requirements and enhancements
  • Be subject matter expert for S/4 and associated systems and processes
  • Support user training and qualification documentation and training delivery
  • 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 and lead workshops and meetings as required
  • Identify areas to harmonize, simplify and optimize
  • Ensure required user support is in place
  • Allocate and monitor project spending in close cooperation with counterpart in IT and intervene where necessary
  • Escalate project changes and decisions that exceed your decision power to the project steering committee

The ideal candidate is bringing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management,  Operations Management, Purchasing or Business Administration in addition to the following experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in one of the Tech Ops functions within the pharma industry or similar industry (i.e. food, medical devices, FMCG)
  • Working experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or related highly regulated processing industries (e.g. Chemical) is an advantage
  • Project management experience/ track record, strong business process project manager
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with ERP in one or multiple modules with the focus on operations (Material Logistics, Material Management etc.)
  • Fluent level in English (written and verbally), French or German is an advantage
  • Change management  leadership skills within Tech Ops organization.

You are a team player with strong communication and leadership skills and ability to interact successfully with different stakeholders. You show a high level of flexibility, work effectively in a cross-functional and cross-regional environment, take a constructive, systematic and analytical approach, demonstrating reliability in resolving questions and issues. You examine and understand issues from multiple perspectives or points of view and have very good ability to anticipate planning issues and proactively address them. You apply entrepreneurial thinking and spirit, show a high level of integrity and are a role model for others for Vifor Pharma values and continuously display a positive can-do attitude.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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