SAP ERP Process Leader – Lisbon

Location: Portugal - Amadora

Function: Information Technology

Company: OM Pharma

Darya Koblik

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 89 22

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We are currently looking for a SAP ERP Process Leader/Champion who will be based at our site in Lisbon (Amadora). You will be accountable for input to process design for SAP solution reflecting key e2e business and user requirements for Lisbon, challenging current work processes to drive process and system improvement and standardisation. You will provide input and own delivery of SAP process design and integration with other systems and processes. You will manage system configuration, testing and validation tasks in close collaboration with SAP team members and ensure lean design and compliant usage of the SAP system. You will work collaboratively with external partners in close cooperation with all stakeholders. The project is planned as a three year project, successful candidate will get a one year contact with a potential to extend it. The candidate will get during this phase a deep insight of the whole project and can become a highly valuable asset for further implementation after the three year project. In this role, you will report to the Site Manager/ Head of Manufacturing and Supply Chain and will be part of the Tech Ops team. Your tasks will include the following:

  • Deliver on user requirements, based on SAP standard
  • User training and qualification according to project requirements
  • Contribute to process design requirements and reflecting user requirements (URS)
  • Project management and process implementation or other SAP related tasks being assigned
  • Communicate activities and status within site and broader organization
  • Schedule workshops and meetings as required
  • Identify areas to harmonize, simplify and optimize
  • Ensure required user support is in place
  • Escalate project changes and decisions beyond his/her decision power to the relevant persons
  • Build up the know-how to become a competence center for SAP within Vifor Pharma

The ideal candidate is bringing a degree in Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Science, Supply Chain, Chemistry, Physics, etc), in addition to the following experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within the pharma industry or similar industry (i.e. food, medical devices) with ERP systems
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working closely with IT on planning processes and process harmonization - optimization
  • Project management experience
  • Change management  skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to interact successfully with different stakeholders
  • Experience with SAP is an advantage
  • Fluent in English (written and verbally). Fluency in German and French is preferred

You as a business process project manager are representing the interests of the TechOps SAP program with enthusiasm and commitment within the organization. You show a high level of flexibility, work effectively in a cross-functional and cross-regional environment. You take a constructive, systematic and analytical approach,  demonstrating reliability in resolving questions and issues. You are a team player. You examine and understand issues from multiple perspectives or points of view. You demonstrate very good ability to anticipate planning issues and proactively address them. You are quality focused and have very good organizational skills. You apply entrepreneurial thinking and spirit, show a high level of integrity , you are a role model for others for Vifor Pharma values and continuously displays a positive can-do attitude.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global pharmaceutical 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 consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma. With its unique expertise in the field of immunology, OM Pharma develops and manufactures infectious diseases/OTX products for respiratory tract infections, lower urinary tract infections, ear care, abdominal distension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic venous insufficiency, diabetic retinopathy, haemorrhoids, menometrorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding).

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