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IT Project Manager

Location: Leiden Area
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Duration: 6months temporary assignment
Sector: Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Healthcare
Start date: As soon as possible


The company

Our client is the largest and most broadly based healthcare company in the world that develops medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods and producing life-changing breakthroughs every day


Hence they are looking for business IT project manager to support the worldwide ERP upgrade of JDE 8.11 to 9.2 for the mentor business. The project manager will be responsible for coordination the business SME’s(Subject Matter Expert) and represent the business in the larger project team.

You will be reporting to the Materials Manager.



- Project manager needs to keep track of progress the SME are making, support SME in addressing their questions to the technical teams, maintain the budget, plan activities, work on reporting to senior management and communication to the business.

- The role focus is on making sure the business interest is taking care of the project and provide insight and drive clarity to the business SME and business management about the progress and contents.

- The project manager will also support the SME in executing their operational task by guiding during informal and formal testing, training and go live phase.


Qualifications & Skills

- Must have a relevant Bachelor/ Master degree.

- 5+ years of experience of working as a project manager preferably in Info Technology or IT project management where responsible for the business interests.

- Understanding the needs of the SME/ business and ability to connect with the technical teams.

- Should have strong project management skills in creating plannings with milestone, actions, follow ups and is report out to senior management.

- Knowledge of organizing training and test events with SME and consultants.

- Knowledge and experience with the JDE/ ERP system, in a pharma, medical device environment is required

- Verbal and written communication in English is a must (Dutch is a plus).



Other information

For this role an EU passport or (search year) VISA for Europe is required. No Intercontinental sponsorship possible. Are you ready to take a new step in your career? If you are interested or have any questions, Please reach out to me by applying to this vacancy.