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Opex Project Leader

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Job ID SR0042687 Date posted 10/22/2019 Location Lessines, Belgium

The OPEX Project Leader will be responsible to support the Business Excellence Team in Strategic Portfolio management.

Your accountabilities:

Portfolio Management

  • Tracks OPEX project metrics for all projects throughout the organization and maintains centralized accountability for the Strategic portfolio management.
  • Supports enterprise project management strategy, training, communication, program/project control/analysis/reporting, process and tools development.
  • Assists in the maintenance of data accuracy in Portfolio Management Tool, Site Risk Register, Cost Savings and other benefit tracking systems.
  • Guide and train Capital and OPEX Program/Project Managers in Project Management Lifecycle management and associated tools (reporting, project change control, document management).
  • Interact with Capital PMO to insure alignment on Strategic Programs objectives and timelines
  • OPEX Project/Program Management

OPEX Project/Program Management

  • Works with stakeholders and customers to define the scope of projects and appropriate project activities. Ensures objectives, scope and project milestones are set according to the established standards and formalized in project charter.
  • Engage stakeholders to support in achieving project objectives by building trust and mutual accountability.
  • Maintains documentation of changes to scope, timelines, milestones, and deliverables and identifies dependency implications.
  • Identifies and evaluates lessons learned during and after project

Your profile:

  • Master degree in Engineering or Science.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Fluent both in English and French.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Must be experimented in excel and/or database management.
  • Must be experimented in Project Management tools, including MS Project.
  • Experience in program/project management and coordinating projects.
  • Financial acumen is an asset.
  • PMP or CAPM certified from PMI or equivalent
  • Knowledge GDP and GMP application in project lifecycle
  • DMAIC and/or Lean certified

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