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IT Project Portfolio & Senior Project Manager (m/f) - Germany  

Daiichi Sankyo (company)


Posted on : 15 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. 
  • As an increasingly global player, the company has approximately 17,000 employees in more than 20 countries. 
  • We are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position: IT Project Portfolio & Senior Project Manager (m/f) 

The Position:
  • This position is an opportunity for highly experienced project manager to use the built up experience as a basis to implement a project portfolio management in a very interesting and dynamic mid-size European pharmaceutical company.
  • The IT Project Portfolio & Senior Project Manager is responsible to define, implement and manage an IT Project Portfolio Management Method. 
  • This includes the standardization of our company IT project management methodologies and tools including the coaching of internal IT staff.
  • This function is also managing dedicated complex IT projects. 
  • You already have very good experience in managing complex projects, ideally including agile methods and in addition to that experience in project portfolio management?  
  • We would highly appreciate to receive your application! 
  • We are offering a working environment in which you are able to develop and thrive and that is able to adapt to your individual requirements. 
  • This includes a flexible working concept. It’s all about our people – we’re looking forward to meeting you and finding out whether you simply have to be one of them!

Key Responsibilities
  • Build-up an IT Project Portfolio Management including all relevant management methods
  • Manage complex IT owned projects
  • Guarantee that IT projects are managed in time, quality and budget
  • Standardize the company IT project management methods and reporting
  • Align IT project management methods with the entire DSE organization
  • Align DSE project management methods with global guidelines
  • Coach less experienced DSE IT project manager
  • Visualize project budget and resource status and in case manage project portfolio prioritization

Professional and personal skills:
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience 
  • Proven experience in managing complex projects, ideally including agile methods
  • Experience in project portfolio management
  • Professional project management and ability to prioritize and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to analyze very complex situations in unknown environments
  • Strong communication, collaboration, presentation skills
  • Ability to manage conflicts
  • Prioritization skills 
  • Seniority in managing internal and external suppliers
  • General knowledge on latest relevant information technology trends
  • Optional: Experience in regulated environment (GxP, SOX)
  • Intercultural competence 
  • Strong team player, open minded, flexible, motivated and willing to learn and develop within a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in German and English - fluent in German and English in written and spoken
  • Technical expertise in MS Office

What we offer:

We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.