Senior IT Digital Strategy & Projects Lead (German AND English) (m/f/d)


  • Lead development and implementation of corporate digitalization strategy in alignment with Corporate Strategy and objectives
  • Communicate and interact with senior executives and stakeholders to align digital transformation strategy with overall business goals and strategies.
  • Plan and monitor digitalization projects including scope, timeline, budget, resources and risk, ensure internal and external stakeholder alignment
  • Lead and drive the implementation and roll-out of key complex digitalization projects and business applications from concept to delivery in collaboration with all relevant Stakeholders
  • Ensuring appropriate consideration of compliance requirements in any digitalization project through close collaboration with internal stakeholders (Quality, Manufacturing, Development, Finance, etc.)
  • Collaborate with IT and Business functions to identify joint priorities and focus areas and translate into a roadmap with tangible goals and projects
  • Stay up to date with the latest digital technologies and trends, and identify opportunities for innovation


  • University Degree in Computer Science or related field, MBA is a plus
  • 7+ years of experience in planning and executing major IT-related projects including business transformation and change management
  • Demonstrated experience in leading digitalization strategy development & execution
  • Proven experience as an Infrastructure Project Manager, with a solid understanding of IT project management principles and methodologies.

  • Expertise in SAP S4 Hana is a must

  • Knowledge of Microsoft technologies, including Windows 11 and M365.

  • Strong experience in managing and resolving interface issues between different systems.

  • Familiarity with classic IT infrastructure and redundant server setups.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute and deliver projects on time, budget and scope
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry (regulated environment GxP) is a must.
  • High proficiency in software-related project management (classical project methodology and agile methodology)
  • A team player with strong interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills to effectively operate in cross-functional & cross-cultural environments at all levels.
  • German and English fluent
  • Strategic thinking and operational skills
  • High level of social competence in dealing with stakeholders, e.g. when introducing new technologies and processes
  • Open and transparent communication

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Coopers Group AG