Hybrid: Basildon/London with 2 days WFH (flexibility is needed)

Business Process Improvement Manager (SAP)

Hybrid: Basildon/London with 2 days WFH (flexibility is needed)

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are a highly skilled SAP specialist with experience of implementation, configuration, monitoring & improvement of SAP platforms, then we want to hear from you.

About Pharmanovia:

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are:

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea.

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’ s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

The role:

This is a key role responsible for ensuring Pharmanovia is a highly automated, operationally efficient organisation. You will direct Pharmanovia’s teams and external consultants to design, implement, test & document end-to-end solutions that will integrate our systems, along a clear improvement/delivery roadmap spanning 3-to-5-years.

Main responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the broader digital team to ensure SAP system is aligned and integrated with Pharmanovia’s digital strategy
  • Ensure continuous process improvements in Pharmanovia and that automation is resulting in more automation, lower costs, reduced inventory and more accurate reporting
  • Support the ongoing incremental changes, configuration, monitoring & improvement lifecycle of our SAP S4 HANA ERP platform
  • Assess the existing SAP and non-SAP system integrations and provide recommendations for system enhancements, upgrades, or replacements to optimize efficiency and effectiveness
  • Lead yearly planning of demand for SAP enhancements
  • Work with other members of Pharmanovia to create scoping requirements and functional requirements for new SAP change requests
  • Critically challenge business requests for additional features to be built in SAP
  • Coordination of internal and external resources to deliver the SAP implementation
  • Identify unused capabilities and provide recommendations to streamline and improve Pharmanovia’s use of SAP and related products.
  • Identify and lead process improvement initiatives across digital platforms and finance function – maximising effective use of capabilities in existing systems
  • Address day to day SAP queries from the business, providing users with training and best practice.
  • Champion an agile mind-set through all work
  • Ensure other systems that receive SAP data are integrated well – such as Power BI Reporting, CRM HR and IT Infrastructure
  • Oversee the definition and documentation of SAP and related systems, including system components, interfaces, data flows, and integration points between SAP and non-SAP systems

What we are looking for:

The position requires a skilled program manager with outstanding relationship building skills, the ability to quickly engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders across the business and deliver a programme that will meet current and future requirements.

You’ll also need:

  • Proven experience working within, or leading a Centre of Excellence 
  • Exposure to transformation process and business change initiatives
  • 3rd party vendor management experience
  • Process improvement and change management skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP ERP, its components and ecosystem
  • Previous experience of lifecycle management in SAP ERP S4 Hana and integrations is preferred
  • ICDL (ECDL) fundamentals or equivalent                                  
  • PRINCE2 Agile and/or Waterfall Project Management or equivalent is preferred                   
  • SAP Configuration/Customisation                     
  • Software Programming/Development                
  • Change/Project Lifecycle (both Waterfall and Agile)       
  • Project management tools                    
  • SAP GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance)                 
  • Experience in conducting system analysis, requirement gathering, and process mapping.         
  • Familiarity with SAP development tools, including ABAP, SAP Query, or SAP Business Warehouse (BW)                               
  • Knowledge of CRM Systems, Gantt Chart Creation and Maintenance, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel etc)

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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