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Senior Business Information Manager Meppel Netherlands,  

Astellas (company)

Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

Your job as a Senior Manager 
  • Within the global function of TPA (Technology Planning Administration) we are looking for a Senior Manager Technology Business Information Management (TBIM). 
  • The BIM team is responsible for improvement of business processes across the company Global PT (Pharmaceutical Technology) Division and associated business functions such as CMOs.
  • This position develops and maintains strong business relationships with internal customers within Global PT Division and Global IS (Information Systems) to optimize business processes, governance and delivery. 
  • The Senior Manager TBIM ensures a consistent approach is taken across countries and reports to the Associate Director TBIM.


Your personal qualifications as a Senior Manager TBIM  
  • Master degree; 
  • at least 5 years of experience in a similar role in the pharmaceutical industry; 
  • Deep knowledge on G(A)MP and CSV; 
  • High level of knowledge of Business Processes Management techniques; 
  • Extensive and sustained experience of working with a wide variety of business systems including MES, SAP, LIMS and other manufacturing systems; 
  • Extensive knowledge of the system development life-cycle, user requirements gathering, blue printing, testing strategies and migration from development to production; 
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies (Prince-2 based) and experience of managing complex IT projects. 
  • Each Senior Manager TBIM will have a t-profile  with business experience and/or qualification in a relevant non-IT discipline (supply chain, business administration, industrial engineering). 
  • The senior manager can act as the global category lead in a specific domain such as Manufacturing, SC/Logisitcs, QC/Labs, QA/Regulatory, Engineering or CTM/PPM/R&D. These domains can change over time depending on the responsibilities of the TBIM department.
  • The ideal candidate has experience in negotiating with vendors, prioritizing large workloads, planning and budgeting as well as implementing large-scale business systems. 
  • Furthermore, extensive knowledge of the system development life cycle, user requirements gathering, blue printing, testing strategies and migration from development to production is required. You have a high standard of communication skills in English and Dutch or Japanese.
  •  Due to the global scope of the role you must be available to travel up to 30% of the time.


We offer 
  • A challenging job within a global department and international team 
  • A great variety of projects of which you are responsible from start to implementation 
  • Inspiring and dynamic work climate within a tech-oriented department 
  • Attractive remuneration, which includes:   
    • a 13th month 
    • excellent pension policy 
    • health insurance compensation 
    • collective health insurance 
    • company own saving scheme arrangement 
    • 25 Holidays + 13 so called ADV Days 


About Us:
  • Our company  is a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company employing over 18,000 people worldwide with global sales exceeding billion euro. 
  • The group s EMEA headquarters,  with affiliates throughout Europe engaged in research & development (R&D), manufacturing and  sales & marketing. 
  • With over 4,500 employees, EMEA is an important and growing company  region, having key strengths in the therapy areas of Urology, Transplantation, Anti Ineffective, Pain Management and Oncology. 
  • The global annual R&D investment of 15% to 20% of sales is evidence of the group s commitment to improving the health of people worldwide through the provision of innovative and reliable products.
  • Our company  employs around 900 persons.


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