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Senior Manager SAP S/4hana Basis & Infrastructure (M/F)


16.10.2020 | Lisboa | Referência: 2011401


Senior Manager Sap S/4hana Basis & Infrastructure (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. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Ferring is opening an IT Center of Excellence (CoE) in Lisbon, Portugal, to build and operate a new global ERP platform and we are looking to attract qualified and motivated candidates. To enable Ferring to keep up with new demands, changes and business needs, we are now recruiting a professional team that will implement the new ERP in countries throughout the world as well as its central and support functions. The ERP program is expected to run for at least four years and the scope of the new team’s work will include global implementation, as well as on-going operation and maintenance. In addition, the IT CoE in Lisbon will be an integral part of Ferring’s Global IT Function.

Your new role

Your main responsibility as Senior Manager SAP S/4HANA Basis & Infrastructure is to manage and support the various environments (hardware and software components) during the entire lifecycle of technical solutions, as well as consulting with technical solutions experts to identify the operational procedures and technical components needed for of a business solution. You will have the overall responsibility for the technical architecture of the solution. You will identify appropriate software/hardware components based on business solutions requirements; provide application software change control across the different environments; and provide technical system support across all phases of solution landscape planning and system operations, including the management of technical releases and transport management. It is part of your responsibility to identify, analyse, and resolve technical problems with the applications. Additionally, you will install and upgrade server and application software in collaboration with suppliers; ensure data migration and interfaces with other systems; develop and deliver the operation of technical testing procedures. Finally, you will have to report configuration and deployment of components.

This role will play a key part in advising and coaching across the Program, providing input and guidance, as well as actively participating, in the resourcing process.

What you'll need to succeed

We are looking for a talented individual with around ten years of experience as an IT professional and around five years of experience as a unit leader or project management people leader. You will need leadership and teamworking capabilities, with the ability to focus, prioritise, problem solve and deliver results in a dynamic environment.

The chosen person will have knowledge of the following areas:

SAP S/4HANA and Databases;

SAP NetWeaver stack and multiple platforms like SAP S/4HANA, GTS, ATTP;

SAP Cloud Platform and Cloud Azure Environment and running SAP systems in Azure;

In addition, we are looking for in depth knowledge of basic network infrastructure in a global company with a central SAP System.

What you'll get in return

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organization. You will perform a key role in the development and implementation of the new ERP from scratch, on a global scale, which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

What you need to do 

If you're interested in this role, please apply now.

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