Professional IT SAP PO Coordinator (Milan)

Switzerland, Basel
Switzerland, Visp

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

To act as IT delivery manager supporting electronic data exchange, cloud integration and process automation. To oversee the implementation of IT functionalities in the area of responsibility. To enforce standardization, harmonization, documentation, quality control and validation of deployed solutions. To gather internal business requirements and design, configure, customize, test as well as deploy IT applications in the context of projects and change requests. To also collaborate with IT solution specialists and specify the technical design of customized IT applications. To implement integration mappings and ABAP software code in connection with proxy and IDOC. To oversee and manage IT solutions provided by external parties and ensure adherence with Lonza standards and guidelines. To provide IT support for complex incidents and problems (3rd level support).

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as EDI and cloud integration coordinator towards internal and external partners. Inform, consult and advise IT and business teams with regards to process integration solutions

  • Coordinate the implementation of functionalities relevant to SAP process integration

  • Identify user requirements, work out concepts and specifications, moderate workshops and coordinate tasks

  • Configure and customize systems, contribute to testing activities, training documentation as well as data migration tasks

  • Understand End2End IT user requirements in terms of software programming. Work out related technical design specifications and evaluate implementation cost and timing

  • Manage the development service: Partner with system development providers, train them in terms of Lonza standards and guidelines, perform the hand-over of technical specifications, advice and monitor the realization of software programming, perform technical quality control of deliverables.

  • Provide support for critical IT incidents. Coordinate development support for IT incidents and problems with lower resolution priority

  • Organize the integration of system enhancements with existing IT business applications: Liaise with internal customers, ensure testing and transfer into productive operations

Key requirements:

  • Expertise in a specific IT setting such as SAP ABAP, SAP PO, SAP HCI

  • System development knowhow such as in ABAP, JAVA

  • Knowledge in XML, SOAP, J2EE, workflow, middleware and web-technologies.

  • Good understanding of the business processes and concepts being used

  • IT project methodology understanding

  • ITIL

  • Analytical skills

  • Can effectively collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners

  • Presentation and moderation skills

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R30231
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