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Lean Digital Core Program Solution Design Manager

Our client, an innovative and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland, covering multiple therapeutic areas, is looking for a Lean Digital Core Program (LDC) Solution Design Manager (with SAP Functional Consulting Experience) for a 08 months’ contract role (with possibility for extension) based in Basel, Switzerland.

The Lean Digital Core program is about upgrading the legacy SAP ERP systems to SAP S4/HANA and by doing so also enabling global process in areas they have not yet done so.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the LDC Solution Design in the area responsible based on the business requirements based on the architectural standards, performance, quality and security principles
  • Accountable for deciding on design decisions for complex issues in strong collaboration with the respective functional GPOs and LDC Pillars based on a detailed rational and interpretation to fully understand implications of the proposal for the integrated solution
  • Accountable that solution design:
    • meets business and user requirements
    • adheres to high level conceptual design and it is tracable
    • it is aligned with architectual roadmap
    • improves and sustains standardization efficient while respecting regulatory/control requirements (e.g., NFCM-control requirements, P3, TPRM, GxP)
    • supports the development, execution and operations of solutions
  • Work (together with the IT Expert) in the assigned area and ensuring integrated solutions by strongly being connected to experts in connected workpackages, data & analytics, by applying a continuous improvement mindset
  • Prepare and run fit-gap workshops in the area of the assigned workpackage, identify critical integration points and dependencies, propose solutions for key gaps, provide effort estimations and alignment with business teams
  • Accountable that dedicated project work is delivered to agreed time, cost and quality constraints following the release calendars
  • Accountable for the solutions are peered reviewed, formally documented and signed off by domain pillars and business functions
  • Accountable that solution testing is performed and meet quality standards
  • Champion the need to stay standard from a customisation perspective by establish standardized design and development processes to enable cost effective delivery
  • Ensure adherence with all relevant internal / external security and compliance policies and procedures (e.g. FDA, IGM framework)
  • Ensure close collaboration with pillar teams and country reference group members, regular meetings and workshops are conducted and feedback from operations is taken into consideration.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Swiss working/residency permit and/or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required
  • SAP Functional Consulting Experience
  • Advanced SAP end user experience in Solution Design as well as functional expertise in the processes in scope
  • SAP SD (Sales and Distribution) experience
  • Experience on customer-to-cash related commercial processes
  • Functional process knowledge in: tendering, commercial quote & contract management, pricing or sales order management
  • Having worked in these kind of project environments and having done process design (as mentioned above)
  • NOT looking for: Senior project managers who have driven larger transformation projects or IT developers who did programming, data scientists or web application designers
  • University level degree
  • Additional Project Management training, a certification/designation desirable
  • Lean / Six Sigma Certified preferred
  • At least 3 years’ experience in country and global roles
  • English as a must and additional language(s) preferred

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