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Project Manager Strategic Projects (m/f)

Posted 13 Sep 2018

Weiterstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 181622


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

Your role:

In our agile and innovative Procurement organization the Procurement Governance and Solutions (PGS) group delivers comprehensive solutions which realize vision and strategy in this area.

We are looking for a Project Manager Strategic Projects who will play a key role in this exciting environment. Collaboration partners are our Sourcing teams within our Procurement organization, the Merck Business Services (MBS) performing the transactional services incl. P2P and Stakeholders within our business areas. You will work closely with and will report into the Project Manager MBS Source-to-Contract Transformation.

In alignment with your manager and the Leadership in PGS you will take over and manage strategic projects/work streams for Group Procurement as project manager. Applying a state-of-art project management skill set you will manage and coordinate project team with international members from outside the direct working environment.

You will be accountable for successful project execution and delivering according to a project charter. Progress and status on projects is presented in a professional manner to senior audiences.

Who you are:

  • Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Science or equivalent
  • Profound experience (8years+) in Procurement and solid project management knowledge; ideally working in a global Procurement organization
  • Strategy Skills and Relationship Management
  • Leadership skills in a culturally diverse and global environment
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills, used to present and moderate in English language

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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