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Roche

Senior Consultant - GF Manufacturing IT US West

Job Description Summary:

Develops and delivers detailed technology solutions through consulting project activities. Technical responsibilities include problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training, and solution deployment. Project management activities include interaction within company and client managers and cost/schedule monitoring. May have some financial responsibilities including project cost estimating, proposal generation, and invoicing.  Identifies additional product/services opportunities in customer organization. Performance is typically measured by the capture of the consulting engagement and/or delivery of agreed solutions within budgeted hours.

Job Description:

Under general direction, implement application software within project timelines, Roche quality and documentation standards.
 

Provide leadership and experience in:

  • Create and design solutions, procedures and business processes that meet business, customer and technological requirements;
  • Evaluate alternative informatics technologies where required and research industry best practices and emerging trends.
  • Create and design solutions and procedures, optimize business processes at a global level in the area of expertise.
  • Develop and manage the respective business critical know-how within the said area of expertise.
  • Translates Highly complex and ambiguous business requirements into detailed requirements into solutions and procedures meeting current business, customer and technical requirements.
  • Develop and maintain working method documentation and best practice examples to support business stakeholders in development processes.

Know How To:

  • Ensures alignment to defined technology roadmap Know-how.
  • Apply technical knowledge to decompose high-level concepts into details, technical design and system architecture.
  • Develops and manages business/technical critical know-how within area of expertise.
  • Independently manage the entire technical or business process area of responsibility within the sphere of the dedicated Business Application(s).
  • Application Development, Configuration and Design. Ensuring the system development and regulation regarding functionality, IT-infrastructure, rentability and documented parameters.
  • IT quality & security: Development of documentation relevant to quality as well as system documentation.
  • Consulting: Ensuring a professional client consultation for optimizing existing processes as well as the conceptualization of IT-solutions within the framework of introduction or further development of IT-systems within the national or international project environment.
  • New technologies: Evaluation of new technologies regarding their functionality and cost/benefit.

Required Experience and Skill:

  • 5-10 years of professional IT experience in a major, global organization.
  • Broad and strong experience in area of expertise.
  • Strong and in-depth experience in quality management systems(QMS) or Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) Systems or solution architecture.
  • Project Management experience: Successfully deliver projects in the IT portfolio through efficient use of resources, identification and mitigation of risks.
  • Demonstrates successful problem solving and coordination of project related activities.
  • Experience in working in a regulated environment and with Computer System Validation. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is assessed as a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Project/Smart sheet, Trello is plus.  
  • Experience with ITIL desirable.
  • Excellent Written and oral communication skills required.

Education:

  • Minimum Requirement: BS in Computer Science, engineering or equivalent degree and/or experience.
  • Preferred: Postgraduate qualifications at a Masters level.
  • Expert knowledge in area of expertise and preferably a broad IT experience.
  • Project Management (PMI preferred).

Special Requirements:

  • Advanced English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Flexibility to travel for up to 20% of time including outside of home country.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Information Technology, Information Technology > IT Business Process Management, Consulting and Support

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