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Senior Manager SAP S/4hana Technical Operations (M/F)


16.10.2020 | Lisboa | Referência: 2011389


Senior Manager Sap S/4hana Technical Operations (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

The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager SAP S/4HANA Technical Operations and supporting team is to design, implement and maintain the system architecture and landscape in scope for One ERP. In your role, you will be expected to design, implement and maintain the integration between the different applications in scope and supporting any solution selection/vendor RFP process as required; provide guidelines and standards for system configuration and development; support transports management, OSS notes and resolve any technical issues.

You will also have to plan and ensure appropriate environment readiness for all program activities (e.g. testing, data migration, cutover simulation) including any system copy/refresh/recovery), support and manage the technical component of key technical program activities (e.g. Technical Cutover, Disaster recovery planning, stress testing); support impact assessment of change requests from a system architectural point of view. Finally, you will ensure system compliance, releases, updates and support the delivery team with technical implementation guidelines.

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 experience in relevant systems, domains and/or process support and management, including expertise with SAP Cloud Platform and Cloud Azure Environment. You will need strong leadership capabilities as well as people and team development skills, with the ability to focus, prioritise, problem solve and deliver results in a dynamic environment.

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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