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PMO/Test Lead

NextLink Solutions

Posted on Oct 24, 2020 by NextLink Solutions

Not Specified, Switzerland
Research
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


PMO - Test Lead - CSV Project Management - Unit Testing - Integration testing - Test Scripts - Change Management - CSV - GxP - Agile Methodology - Project Management - Pharmaceutical - Switzerland


Are you looking for an interesting and challenging Remote opportunity?


Next Link is looking for a German speaking PMO/Test Lead/CSV Project Manager to work in Switzerland for a 5 months contract (possible extension) for a multinational client within Pharmaceutical industry.


Next Link Solution, a Swiss IT Consultancy Company that has been providing both IT services and IT staffing to major customers for the past 20 years, has an excellent opportunity that can take your career to the next level.


Please feel free to pass this information/email to anyone you who you think would be a good fit for this role.


General Information:


  • Start date: 16.11.2020

  • Latest start date: 01.01.2020

  • End date: 31.03.2022

  • Workload: 100%

  • Work location: Kaiseraugst

  • Remote: max. 1 day per week (Friday)/prior approval needed

  • Team: 5 (PMO will not have a team, but test lead will)

Task & responsibilities:
Drive and/or support a wide range of project management activities, including Project planning, scheduling and tracking, incl. resource planning and tracking.
Alignment on project strategy, planning, status etc. with the IT-, Business- and Supplier PM's.
Prepare and/or collaborate on multiple project management deliverables like Project Charter, Roles & Responsibilities Matrix, System Risk Assessment, OCM Plan, Functional Risk Assessment,
Training Plan, Deployment Plan, Operational Support Plan.
Preparation of project Phase Gates (milestones, entry/exit gates) meetings and documentation.
Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies (RAID) management; Project Change Request (PCR) management; Lessons Learned (LL) management.
Collaboration with project stream leads on planning & tracking (tasks, deliverables, and milestones), risks, issues, dependencies.
Status reporting on project- and project stream level, toward project-internal and - external parties and stakeholders.
Preparation and facilitation of project (team) meetings.
Preparation of Steering Committee (and other stakeholders) meetings and communication.
Preparation of project communication on company internal platforms (eg Google+).
Definition, preparation and implementation of project management tools and processes.

The responsibilities of the Test Lead include:
In the course and as of the Build phase, the project's testing activities need to be planned, prepared and executed, and coordination and leadership provided, including:
Creation of the Test Plan (according to the PMM - Project Management Methodology) to cover the following test activities: Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, User Acceptance Testing (and incl. eg regression testing, authorization testing).
Collaboration, planning and alignment with several project- and stakeholder groups on IT- (internal and external) and Business side, incl. the Validation Lead and the Business Test Lead, and including with multiple partner teams/systems (key word: system interfaces).
Define, plan, organize, manage and track all related test activities, including:
Preparation of test inventories/scope with consideration of the results of the FRA - Functional Risk Assessment
Preparation of test scripts
Test environment provisioning and (transport) change management
Preparation of test data
Training (on HP ALM tool and test Scripting, test execution, defect management)
Test screening (ie informal testing) and formal test script execution
Test defect management
Ensure requirements to testing coverage (incl. support the creation of the RTM - Requirements Traceability Matrix)
Prepare and conduct test phases entry- and exit meetings.
Report on testing status to the IT Project Manager on a daily basis.
Create daily and weekly testing status reports to stakeholders.
Creation of the Test Report (according to the PMM - Project Management Methodology)


Must Haves:


5y+ of experience in an (IT) project team/stream lead role, preferably in a pharmaceutical/life science environment (*)
Proven experience in delivering GxP and CSV (validated) solutions, ideally in a pharmaceuticals/life sciences environment (*)
Experience in working according to a comprehensive project management methodology (eg PMBOK). (*)
Experience in collaborating with an external IT SI, as well as with multiple IT- and Business stakeholder groups. (*)
Experience in testing/leading test activities of a CSV/GxP solution (preferably in a pharmaceutical/Life Science environment) (*)
Experience in working in a large multinational company
Business fluency in German (preferably native) and English.
Has a strong desire and ability to lead, plan, coordinate, manage, facilitate and enable.
Is a very clear communicator, is open-minded and listens to input and feedback from others.


Nice to have:


Experienced with Agile Methodology
Scrum Master


Please give me a call or send me an email on: (see below)




Reference: 982575385

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