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Manager of IT Validation CoE – ERP Products

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0013210 掲載日 10/24/2019 Location:Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Responsible for the development, execution and review of relevant system Validation and SDLC deliverables of computerized systems for the Validation Center of Excellence – ERP Products.
  • Manage budgets and business plans, as appropriate. 
  • Manage a group of employees, vendors, consultants and/or contractors responsible for ERP Products Validation services


  • Design and implement the ERP Products Validation CoE strategy, in alignment with the Global IT Validation CoE strategy
  • Define, develop and implement process/procedures related to management and operations of the IT Validation CoE - ERP Products.
  • Delivery of IT Validation support to IT projects and maintenance of IT Systems, in particular, not limited to the ERP Products space
  • Develop and maintain the relevant Project support/cost/budget including monthly reviews, forecasts and allocations. This includes managing Validation resource budget, as applicable.
  • Manage a group of Validation/SDLC Leads/consultants who test, evaluate, and validate IT systems and identify issues in software or services.
  • Manage the hiring and performance of the IT Validation/SDLC staff within area of responsibility, and guide the development of individual staff members to insure appropriate skills and behaviors exist to accomplish function goals.
  • Define, execute and monitor quality metrics related to ERP Products -Validation CoE, and lead continuous process improvement activities.
  • Partner with IT management, PMO and project managers from ERP Products to;
  • ensure corporate/local quality standards and policies are applied consistently across all IT projects.
  • plan, prioritize and schedule the resourcing of projects and services including the use of alternative resourcing models such as Offshore.
  • Represent Takeda during FDA or other regulatory agency inspections involving computer validation, electronic record/electronic signature, data integrity, and overall IT Systems Validation.


  • Bachelor’s degree and ten years IS/IT experience, or, High School diploma and twelve years IS/IT experience.
  • Minimum of two years people management experience.
  • Have in depth knowledge of and stays current on the System Life Cycle (SLC) methodologies, IT compliance and computer system validation.
  • Familiar with a variety of the pharmaceutical industry’s concepts, practices, and procedures and how they are best applied to ERP Products.
  • Good understanding of SAP products and related validation strategies.  
  • Ability to lead teams in the correct interpretation of regulations
  • Demonstrated the ability to make quality decisions that will set precedence for systems development.
  • Good oral and written communications skills, business acumen with problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to write and speak the English language
  • Experience with Agile development and project methodologies, preferable.



  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)
    • Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)
    • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
  • Quality Assurance Institute (QAI)
    • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
    • Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE)


Zurich, Switzerland

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