Local Deployment Project Manager (m/f/d)

Roche Switzerland bridges the gap between pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Important research and development functions are located here. For our long-term client, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG in Basel & Kaiseraugst, we are looking for a

Local Deployment Project Manager (m/f/d)


ASPIRE is an enterprise-wide global business transformation program that will harmonize, simplify all core E2E
processes across Roche and enable their execution from standardized IT- Landscape with SAP S/4HANA being
at the core. This Global Template is being rolled-out in waves and Local Deployment PMO/Project Manager will be a key
member of FHLR (Basel/KAU) Wave Deployment Team, driving the local Project Management activities of the
assigned function within the main program.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of Project life-cycle to facilitate successful delivery on time, on cost and on quality
  • Develop and oversee detailed local project plans in alignment with global ones, with clear critical path and contingency defined
  • Ensure project management methodology is in place in a timely manner and the team is coached in how to use it
  • Use the ASPIRE deliverables list as basis for the project plan and define additional deliverables as needed
  • Ensure all work streams are represented in the plan, understand and commit to the plan
  • Implement local status reporting for project activities & provide feedback and metrics to report project status to
  • Management and all key stakeholders
  • Identify project risks and develop risk mitigation plans.
  • Participate in all PMO Community Meetings, activities and planning sessions
  • Schedule & facilitate local working sessions, workshops, team meetings
  • Ensure Change Control is in place (in terms of deliverable/timing changes between core/local)
  • Lead coordination of all testing activities
  • Be part of Wave Testing Council, representing the local team and ensuring alignment
  • Assist in Change Management activities

Must Haves:

  • Bachelors Degree or Masters degree
  • Project Management (PMP or other global certification preferred)
  • At least 6 years of hands-on experience in managing SAP/IT projects, with a successful track record in delivery of projects involving multi-disciplinary teams
  • Testing experience including phases, process and tools
  • Ability to apply strong project management skills
  • Proficient in use of project management tools and techniques (Smartsheet, Jira, Solman)
  • Familiarity with SAP Deployment
  • Coaching/supporting teams
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate workshops with business representatives, team members
  • Presentation, reporting , office apps
  • English fluent (written/spoken)
  • Team player with excellent inter-personal skills to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Hands-on attitude and solution finder
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – with ability to communicate at any hierarchical level
  • Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines/pressure and to work in a matrix environment.

Nice to haves:

  • Agile Project Methodology knowledge and experience
  • S/4 Hana Project experience
  • Experience of multi-site/global projects
  • Data migration knowledge
  • German is a plus

Our offer:

  • A modern workplace with many social- and green zones
  • Fair compensation with home office possibilities
  • The ability to work for a company who works towards creating a positive impact on patients livelihood

If you would like an insight into the detailed job description, we look forward to receiving your complete application documents addressed to Ms Marica Hug.

Basel City Aargau Baselland Pharma Vollzeit Fulltime Local Deployment PMO Programm Manager IT