Business Project Manager (part-time) – Antwerp, Belgium

Business Project Manager
Period: Starting on 23/01/2017 until 31/12/2017.
Part-time 50% (20 hours/week)
Our client is currently the most innovative pharmaceutical company in the world.
Company Supply Chain is responsible for supplying our medicines to markets around the world. With Quality as our primary focus, our mission is to deliver affordable medicines to anyone, anywhere, any day.
Product Management is company Supply Chain’s engine for New Product Launch, Value Stream Management, Global Planning, New Business Opportunities, Strategic Capacity Planning, Design-to-Value and Portfolio Management.
Global Planning (division of Supply Chain) drives and executes the supply planning and regional S&OP for all internal and external production plants, in close collaboration with site management, customer management , launch management, value stream management , finance and other stakeholders. Key focus is on end-to-end planning to maximize effectiveness, efficiency, inventory and service.
Your responsibilities:

  • To ensure the project is delivered on time, budget and scope
  • To ensure communications are managed effectively
  • To ensure all key business deliverables are completed
  • To ensure key business risks are identified and solutions implemented


  • Project Charter & Project Plan
  • Project Kick-Off
  • Risk assessment
  • Project governance: co-facilitate core team meeting and sponsor meetings
  • Status reporting
  • Track and Manage issues and risks
  • Address business resource staffing
  • Budget management (business backfill)
  • Project lessons learned

VMI Parameters

  • Process flow approved
  • SOP’s and worksinstructions approved

Aligned FP/PTF

  • Process flow approved
  • SOP’s and worksinstructions approved

Downstream Inventory Projection & Alerts Management

  • Approved & harmonized user requirements
  • Coordinates User Acceptance testing

STEM Process integration

  • Process flow approved
  • SOP’s and worksinstructions documented and approved

Your profile:

We are looking for a hands-on person that can lead this project both from a project management perspective, as well as drive the content in the right direction, and with strong change management skills as there is impact on roles and responsibilities as well.

  • Strong supply chain knowledge
  • SAP/APO experience (functional, not IT)
  • Experience of +8 years required
  • Experience in an international environment is required
  • Proficient in English
  • Regular travel, mainly to Switzerland (up to 25% of time)
  • Experience with projects that have change impact


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