ERP Project Manager - Pharma / CAR / RFP / GxP / Remote
Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Sentinel IT LLP
ERP Project Manager - Pharma/CAR/RFP/GxP/Remote
Initial Duration 6 months. With possibility of extension
Remote work. Worker ideally based in Austria
Department: IT COE Solution Deployment
Preparation and initiation activities transforming a project from initial pipeline assessment into a "Kick-off"-ready project/program. These activities include CAR (Capital Appropriation Request) management, Business Readiness Assessment, Scope determination and handover to Delivery Project Manager (optional). The incumbent is responsible to prepare ERP projects, manage RFP processes, orchestrates and challenges the CAR inputs and provides status reporting. Furthermore, the incumbent has to ensure that all contributing teams, especially solution design, service delivery and business are engaged and deliver the expected input as per initial project assessment. The incumbent must establish mechanisms to ensure that business and IT risks during project/program preparation are understood and mitigated.
Project Management services responsible for the delivery of ERP projects in time, quality and budget ensuring customer satisfaction. Compliance with ERP IT project methodology frame-work and associated standards, templates and guidelines must be ensured by advising and coaching project subordinates. The incumbent has to develop an environment that fosters a high-performance and high-quality project delivery, as well as an efficient management (execution and re-porting).
Own responsibility for project(s) taken over from demand management until handover to project execution, including:
*Orchestrate business readiness assessment and scoping exercises in cooperation with the Service Delivery Manager and Solution Design.
*Own and/or prepare CARs including the consolidation and verification of input from contributing service lines and alignment with Finance.
*Drive and organize RFP processes.
*Drive determination of timing, risks, location etc.
*Avoid costs by early assessment of CAR approval likelihood
*Initiate and set up project steering committees where adequate
*Ensure that CAR is properly aligned and reviewed before is submitted for final approval
*Ensure organizational readiness and governance structure before project kick-off
*Monitor all project/program preparation activities identify issues or risks and trigger mitigating actions
*Ensure complete handover of information to the Project Manager responsible to execute the project
*Ensure that a project status is in place and updated
Deliver the approved project, from the kick off until the handover to the operational team, including:
*Co-responsible for the project management (together with the Business Project Manager):
*Manage and complete the project in accordance with agreed plans and budgets throughout all phases
*Reports to the project's Steering Committee
*Prepares the project management Deliverables and keeps them up-to date through-out the project delivery
*Ensures proper project status reporting and project communication
*Manages project risks, cross project, functional issues, and pro-actively starts mitigation actions, ensuring technical integration
*Escalates project changes and decisions that exceed his/her decision power to the Steering Committee and prepares decision proposals eg Change Control Board
*Ensures integration/alignment with global support/Core management
*Secures that project is executed compliant to ICE/OneCSV/GxP requirements and in compliance with the core template requirements defined by Solution Architects
*Leads the functional/technical teams through all phases of the project
*Ensure the management of interfaces - concept, development, testing and implementation
*Ensures the development of testing and training strategies (Unit, UAT and Integration), and successful completion of testing execution
*Ensures process and data integration
*Secures that the project team members are working as a cohesive work group rather than a collection of individuals (internal vs. external, business vs. ERP COE)
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