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Programme Manager (M/F)


27.06.2022 | Oeiras | Referência: 2044068


Programme Manager (M/F)


Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries.

Ferring TechOps IT Infrastructure is a newly established team (March 2022) with the overall responsibility to define, pilot, implement, and eventually operate a new greenfield industry best-practice TechOps IT infrastructure. The TechOps Infrastructure team is part of the Corporate Infrastructure & Security organization in Global IT, with team members primarily working out of the Global IT headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark and out of Lisbon, Portugal. The team consists of highly skilled and experienced individuals who thrives in a team setting and wants to succeed around the same mission.

Your new role

In your role as a Programme Manager, you will take up the key role and responsibilities to:

- Define and implement corporate processes within the programme to ensure control of business and liaise with other ongoing global programmes to streamline processes and manage dependencies.

- Provide programme leadership, establish robust financial and risk controls and implement process improvements across the programme as well as forward planning for capacity management.

- Oversee financial management of delegated budgets and approve programme resourcing and investment decisions.

- Support customer liaison and escalation ensuring value for money.

- Establish clear success measures for evaluating results and monitoring them throughout the lifecycle of the programme (e.g., KPI, SLA).

- Manage planning of business and capacity needs, including resourcing.

- Ensure that the programme adheres to Ferring company standards including relevant SOPs and relevant GxP Compliance requirements.

- Develop stakeholder management and strategic partnerships.

- Challenge and motivate programme team member to deliver high performance and establishing a customer focused culture.

What you'll need to succeed

- University degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration or similar.

- 10+ years relevant work experience in project and programme management within the infrastructure and security domain.

- Proven track record of managing successful programs or projects in a manufacturing IT and Operational Technology setting, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

- Experience in working with external IT service providers and in vendor management.

- Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.

- Experience in industry regulations (GxP) is an advantage.

- Knowledge with Agile Scrum methodology or working within a Safe Framework is an advantage.

- Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills and experience working in an international team across locations and time-zones.

- Fluency in English.

What you'll get in return

Do you want to be part of the team to shape and accelerate the transformation of Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure? Do you have a proven track record across IT Infrastructure, Security and/or Manufacturing? If yes, then you are the person we are looking for to join our newly established TechOps Infrastructure team. Our mission is to be part of rebuilding Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure for the future.

What you need to do

If you are interested in this opportunity, click on “Apply Now” to forward us your updated CV. In case this is not the opportunity you are looking for, contact us to talk about other career opportunities, always in a confidential mode.

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