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Senior IT Manager – ERP Platform Services - Belgium  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 25 April 2017

Project Description

Description:
  • We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.
  • Employees of our Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
  • Our company is one of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies in the world. 
  • Our research and development center develops products for a wide range of disease areas, such as mental disorders, neurological problems, infectious diseases, immunological disorders, cancer, and cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.
  • IT Global Technology Services manages all IT infrastructure (architecture, engineering, deployment and support) for our Family of companies world-wide.
  • The Senior IT Manager, ERP Platform Services is a seasoned SAP Basis and IT Manager professional, with strong experience in strategic direction-setting to define, capture and manage project requirements, connected to external trends and able to lead a team of highly motivated individual contributors who excel in SAP Basis Engineering, Operation and Project execution.



Responsibilities include:
  • As a global Service Line Owner ensure End to End delivery of ERP Core Platform Services (Design, engineering, deployment and operations)
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key global Business partners. 
  • Manage a team of SAP Basis Engineering professionals.
  • Ensure collaboration between EMEA and US based IT Professionals within ERP Team
  • Lead and create SAP capabilities in line with global SAP Platform strategies
  • Collaborate with Server, OS and Virtualization Team Managers to provide demand from the ERP Application perspective and formalize Infrastructure Trends
  • Drive SAP Basis Team to execute project implantations flawlessly
  • Introduce continuous improvement as culture within the team
  • Vendor Management - Support and embrace adaption of Global Vendor Partnership agreements within the local Beerse Team and develop a close working relationship with vendors to stay current with technology trends
  • Work closely with Enterprise Architecture to ensure SAP Designs reflect Enterprise needs
  • Be a champion of ERP Core Platform Services within the EMEA region while ensuring regional requirements are reflected in the global functionality roadmap 
  • Ensure close partnership with peer ERP IT Managers to ensure consistent messaging to Regional Team and connect externally (outside company) with peer IT Managers
  • Develop IT Professionals in the team for growth within the team and our company.
  • Ensure Excellence in Compliance – GxP, SOX and Data Security
  • Drive Work/Life balance within team consistent with company Credo Values



Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Computer Science/Information Technology. A Master’s or advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a Management role in SAP Basis
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and help achieve measureable results progressively and consistently is required
  • Ability to work in a global matrix organization
  • 5 to 7 years of hands-on experience in delivering SAP Projects in Basis and technical experience in SAP Basis – ABAP, JAVA and Dual Stack is required
  • Experience in leading Basis Operations is required
  • A proven track-record in leading global teams is required
  • Ability to communicate across all IT functions in order to learn and leverage across company is required
  • Strong knowledge of solutions in the marketplace
  • Ability to incorporating pilot and innovation programs within strategic roadmaps is required
  • Demonstrated experience being a thought leader that is inclined to continuous learning on future IT trends 
  • Technical Experience in SAP HANA is a plus
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to Enterprise IT Strategic intent and the ability to translate that to the delivery



Offer:
  • As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. 
  • We take your career seriously. As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.
  • Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth. 
  • Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.