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IT Product Owner Procurement (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43772

Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Co-Create the solution landscape and roadmap with Global Operations functions, partnering with internal and external stakeholders and driving innovation
  • Build and maintain a stage gate process to orchestrate the process from ideation to new IT Solutions, helping GO to identify the most beneficial ideas
  • Act as project manager / -lead and ensure excellence in project setup and execution
  • Identifying, analyzing, prioritizing and formulating of business requirements and user stories towards IT
  • Translate business requirements into IT language and ensure that they will follow the GIT processes & standards
  • Close collaboration with Application management to discuss, define and drive forward the solution design for Business requirements
  • Ensure E-2-E availability and quality of IT services


What you will bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:​​​​​​​

  • Master degree in (business) computer science, engineering or similar
  • IT professional with a minimum of 5 years experience in complex, international IT enterprise organizations
  • Strong background in processes and IT of a producing company with detail knowledge about procurement processes. 
  • Proven experience in project management of large, complex projects as well as in process management and the implementation of software and systems
  • Solid knowledge of IT technologies as SAP in specific modules like BI, SCM, IBP or PP
  • English fluent and preferably German and one further European language
  • Sound understanding of ITIL


"A nice opportunity to join a great team to make a huge impact!"

Björn Rösner, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 27 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2023, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.8 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Rita Hugo-Olbertz

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