SAP Application Manager PP/DS (m/f/d)

CordenPharma International (CPI) Plankstadt
Plankstadt, DE

CordenPharma International

Plankstadt, DE

CordenPharma International (CPI)

CordenPharma is a leading full-service contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), excipients and pharmaceuticals Drug Products (DP) and packaging capabilities with > 2’600 employees across the world. Our services enable pharmaceutical and biotech companies to manufacture medicines with the ultimate goal of improving people’s lives.

Our network in Europe and the US offers flexible and specialized solutions across five technology platforms: Peptides, Lipids & Carbohydrates; Injectables; Highly Potent & Oncology; and Small Molecules. We strive for excellence in supporting this network and are committed to providing the highest quality products for the well-being of patients.

As part of groupwide SAP standardization and harmonization initiative and to strengthen our Global SAP Team we are looking for an

SAP Application Manager PP/DS (m/f/d)

which will be located in Basel (CH) or Plankstadt (Germany)

Main activities and responsibilities:

The SAP Application Manager PP/DS (m/f/d) is the owner of the following tasks:

  • >>  Competent contact person for all SAP PP/DS topics for all CordenPharma SAP locations
  • >>  Pro-active design of SAP usage for optimization, further development and standardization of business processes in coordination and cooperation with your SAP colleagues
  • >>  Single point of contact and ensuring daily operations, i.e. 2nd level support (Incident- and Change-management)
  • >>  Requirements management, conception, analysis and modeling of processes and SAP-system inclusive customizing in close coordination with the process owners/key Users and controlling ABAP-developers as well as 3LS consultants
  • >>  Ensuring computer systems validation requirements (GMP)
  • >>  Design and further development of the SAP S/4HANA template for PP/DS
  • >> Collaboration or sub project management for the rollout of SAP S/4 HANA template for PP/DS
  • >> Support and consulting of all relevant stakeholders
  • >> Execution of tests and documentation according to CSV
  • >> Creation of SAP training materials and documentation for users, organization and execution of user trainings


  • >>  Bachelor or master degree in business informatics or comparable qualification (study/professional experience)
  • >> Several years of relevant professional experience; Deep knowledge of SAP PP/DS including customizing; other SAP modules/skills are a plus
  • >>  Very good understanding of the corresponding PP/DS business processes and a good understanding of the adjacent processes
  • >>  Good project management skills and experience
  • >> Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • >> Excellent communication skills, Goal oriented, able to work to deadlines and motivate
  • >> Fluent in English and intermediate command of german language
  • >> Experience in leading IT projects
  • >> Experience in the pharmaceutical industry including qualification and validation activities

What we offer:

  • >>  Dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • >>  Positive working atmosphere and open leadership culture focusing on continually improving the processes to remain innovative
  • >>  Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to improve the quality of living of people
  • >> Possibility to work remotely for a certain amount of time

If you enjoy working in a team and are interested in a varied area of responsibility, if you think and act beyond your own area of responsibility, then you should join our team. Please send your detailed application documents with salary expectations and earliest starting date to: [email protected]