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Product Owner Procurement

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43978

Job Grade:  

Hiring Manager: Björn Rösner 

Internal Posting Date:  12/03/2024 


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:

  • Act as project manager / lead and ensure excellence in project setup and execution;
  • Being a Process Consultant to support the BPO/BPE in workshops to design & model processes according to BPMN standard;
  • Identifying, analyzing, prioritizing and formulating of business requirements and user stories towards IT;
  • Supports Product Owner in requirements engineering and definition of user stories to get a holistic view about business requirements;
  • 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;
  • Strengthen business proximity in being the interface between business and IT;
  • Co-Create the solution landscape and roadmap with GO functions, partnering with internal and external stakeholders and driving innovation. Build a trustful relationship with business colleagues of Global Operations;
  • 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.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Master degree in (business) computer science, engineering or comparable;
  • 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;
  • Advanced project and  process management (BPMN) skills as well as proven change management ability;
  • English fluent and preferably German and one further European language;
  • Sound understanding of ITIL;
  • Sound understanding of Processes with a minimum 5 years experience within the business domain.



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:
Sara Marques

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