SAP Project Manager (SAP IP) - Pharma experience

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12 months
Stamford Consultants AG
flag_no Schweiz

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Our client, one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies based in the Basel area, is looking for a Project Manager who has strong experience with SAP IP (Integrated Planning) including full-life cycle implementation plus experience with BO Analysis Office.

This is a 1 year contracting role based in the Basel area and planned to start from end of November until end of next year with extension opportunities.

Are you an SAP Project Manager with excellent consulting skills and experience in multi-site deployment project within a Pharmaceutical environment?

If so, please have a look at the opportunity we can offer you:

Project background:

The Business Intelligence and Analytics team consists of six people in Basel, with operational partners in Poland. They strive to build effective Business Intelligence solutions that enable valuable business insights and decision-making.

There is a running project named Sales/COPA Redesign' which encompasses an improved process of the management of sales monthly closing process. The project is now closing the development phase and running Unit Test.


  • As Project manager you will be responsible for the successful delivery/outcome of the engagement and ensure scope, approach, timelines, budgets and customer success is assured. Manage a team of 3-4 remote resources. Multidisciplinary Team coordination (Authorization, Portal, Integration) 

Project management tasks: 

  • Status meetings with technical team/Collect issues/check timelines/mitigate risks.
  • Coordinate escalation of challenges and questions
  • Test Plan/Test Report
  • UAT/Dual running
  • Cutover Plan
  • Support Training Material creation
  • Go/No Go Meeting
  • Operation Plan/Hypercare

Business Analyst: 

  • Strategic Alignment: Work with customers to understand and identify the need for new products and services
  • BI Solution Development and Testing: Assist customers with the analysis, design, development, and testing of Business Intelligence applications.

Ideal Profile:

  • SAP IP and BW skills (at least 5 years of experience in including a full-life cycle implementation; experience with BO Analysis Office)
  • Consulting skills - have strong interpersonal skills capable at building relationships across different stakeholder and functional groups in the organization, capturing and aligning inputs from these groups then driving them to an agreed direction.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and solution delivery experience across the end-to-end process, acquired through delivery roles in global SAP implementations.
  • Proactive investigation of issues and functionalities that may be required.
  • Great communication skills (excellent English language skills)
  • Great customer focus skills and attention to details (proactive, communicative and a thinker )
  • Virtual Team management experience
  • Project management Methodology (PMM)
  • Knowledge of change and incident management
  • Skill in coordinating work projects
  • Skill in preparing data structures, flowcharts, and logic flow diagrams
  • Skill in working with people of varying technical abilities in a team environment
  • Skill in determining the reporting tools best suited for a given project
  • Knowledge of reporting concepts
  • Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms
  • Knowledge of reporting data elements such as data definitions
  • Skill in actively participating in functional unit testing, integration testing, stress testing, systems testing, and user acceptance testing

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of standard industry ERP technologies such as SAP Finance (FI, CO, COPA) is a plus
  • Expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Pivot Tables, Analysis techniques and VBA is a plus
  • Skill in training groups on reporting standards is a plus
  • Experience in multi-site deployment project
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Certificate SAP BI
  • Certificate PMP

Please note, we can only consider EU/CH candidates or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland.

Are you interested with this opportunity and would like to have more information?

Please get in touch with Florence Wespiser.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.