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Amgen Business Project Manager SAP-ERP in OTC area in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job opportunity.

We are currently looking for an Business Project Manager SAP-ERP in OTC area

We are looking for a Supply Chain professional with proven track record in leading cross functional projects with impact on European wide Supply Chain processes, preferably in the Order-to-Cash space.

This Project manager will be leading multiple efforts for the Amgen European Supply Chain Organization (as part of Global Supply Chain Operations) related to reconfiguration of Amgen’s OTC ERP (sub)processes, related systems, documentation/reporting and potentially functional structures, all with both regional and/or local (country) impact. These cross-functional projects are to be managed in close collaboration with other Amgen functions such as Regulatory, Distribution, Logistics, Quality, Tax, Finance, Legal, Commercial and Information Systems

What will you do?

  • Manage projects under minimal guidance

  • Manage of and/or participating in projects for the Customer Service department

  • Ensure project is performed with a certain methodology (Prince/Agile etc.)

  • Prepare, facilitate and host project workshops

  • Regularly communicate on status and deliverables, chair Steering Committee meetings

  • Manage and execute established project plan within the estimated time-line & budget

  • Oversee all project steps from project charter, project design, planning, tracking, closure, hyper care and lessons learned including involving stakeholders and sponsor

  • Maintain project resource planning, coordinate conference room pilots and gate reviews, ensure project scope, budget, deliverables and dead-lines are met

  • Manage portfolio and prioritization of projects, track and drive project progress, inform stakeholders and escalate as appropriate

  • Ensures the coordination of the SC EU portfolio with relevant Project Managers

  • Act as liaison between business & IT and ensure correct translation of business requirement towards IT

  • Act as liaison between all Supply Chain Stakeholders and International Distribution Quality, vendor, key constituencies in the EU Region, IS and other Corporate Stakeholders

  • Oversee and coordinate all activities with Supply Chain involvement (INT/OQ test; Cut-over etc.)

  • Take care of risk management, change management and stakeholder management for each project

  • Ensures all departments aligned and are on track with the project deliverables &timelines

  • Manage and ensure external providers are delivering per project plan

  • Ensure accurate project documentation and archiving

  • Represent Europe Supply Chain work stream in governance forums associated to project

  • Investigate, develop and propose solutions improving order-to-cash processes

  • Support process improvement initiatives and projects as Business Process Owner including business requirement gathering and sign-off, execution of user acceptance test and approvals for system changes and related documentation.

  • Ownership of Business system changes along with assessment of the change for projects and compliance improvements

  • Ownership of business case & project charter from initiation till approval for ERP Enhancements

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related to Supply Chain or Logistics

  • 5-year experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry leading projects

  • Proven track record in Project Management (PM certification preferable)

  • Deep understanding of E2E supply chain business processes and Order-to-Cash business processes

  • Experience leading complex Supply Chain projects related to ERP system (SAP) changes

  • Experience in working in an international environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Fluency in English, in both oral and written communication

Preferred Requirements

  • Proven track record in Project Management across departments and geographies

  • Good understanding of GDP and pharmaceutical regulations

  • Supply Chain & Order-to-Cash understanding in Pharmaceutical industry

  • Ability to navigate in a matrix organization with strong internal and external network relations

  • Solid understanding of warehouse operations, systems and supply chain concepts

  • Experienced in Portfolio Management

  • EDI/idoc knowledge, e-ordering& e-invoicing implementations

  • Experience in SAP

  • CPIM/APICS certification

  • PMI/Project Management certification

  • Knowledge of Operational Excellence tools, six sigma

Amgen is a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

That’s why, as a member of the Amgen team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. We ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and modern working environments, encouraging open dialogue and professional debate, and collaborating with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Please note:

  • an online assessment is part of our recruitment process.

  • due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

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