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Business Partner Corporate Functions

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43898

Job Grade:  

Hiring Manager: Galipienzo Ignacio Hipolito 

Internal Posting Date:  29/01/2024 


If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the jon looks like:

  • Co-create the Corporate Functions data and IT solution landscape;
  • Orchestrate our stage gate/demand process to bring ideas to new IT solutions, helping Corporate Functions to identify and promote the most beneficial ideas and manage their IT project portfolio;
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders and drive innovation;
  • Build a trustful relationship with business leaders of Corporate Functions; 
  • Guide a product-oriented IT team that owns E2E all Corporate Functions IT solutions;
  • Act as project manager and ensure excellence in project set-up and execution;
  • Build and maintain process, data and IT Solution landscape of Corporate Functions; 
  • Maintain stage gate/demand process and IT project portfolio for Corporate Functions;
  • Own all IT projects in Corporate Functions and ensure quality in execution;
  • Communicate/report Corporate Functions IT demands, projects and solution services KPIs to all relevant stakeholder.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Master degree in (business) computer science, engineering or comparable;
  • IT professional with 8-12 years experience in complex, international IT enterprise organizations;
  • Ideally professional experience in a consultancy firm;
  • Strong background in processes and IT in pharmaceutical industry;
  • 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 in Finance mainly and other corporate functions or supportive functions;
  • Advanced project and  process management (BPMN) skills as well as proven change management ability;
  • English fluent and preferably one further European language;
  • Excellent in stakeholder & people management at all levels.


Galipienzo Ignacio Hipolito, 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 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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