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Our Mission - Your Health. At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 11,100 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global headquarters, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. For our department IT Global Strategy & Planning we are looking for a

Head of (f/m/d) Global IT Portfolio & IT Financial Management   

Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


Your responsibilities:


  • Ensure adherence to the appropriate governance functions relating to the portfolio, and in accordance with the organization’s guidelines, policies and practices
  • Facilitate and coordinate the efforts of senior leadership toward the establishment of the project portfolio definition, its structure and processes including:
      ◦Demand management and strategic alignment of projects and programs
      ◦Portfolio categories and criteria
      ◦Evaluation, selection and prioritization
      ◦Execution, tracking and measuring the achieved results
  • Conduct reviews with senior business and IT executives, stakeholder committees, the steering committee and other relevant bodies to validate and assess the project portfolio, execute change and reprioritize as necessary to meet business needs
  • Lead gate reviews of IT initiatives as applicable and provide recommendations and facilitate alignment as to whether certain initiatives should be continued, changed significantly, placed on hold or discontinued
  • Provide criteria for prioritization at the appropriate level aligned to the goals of the investment council and steering committee and become the point of escalation and arbitration if necessary
  • Oversee and coordinate dependencies across the initiatives in the portfolio, and resolve or escalate conflicts
  • Direct the development and maintenance of communications and reporting about the project portfolios, their contents and the performance of individual initiatives to stakeholder and IT governance, the steering committee and senior executives
  • Support and advise executives on actions required to balance the portfolio of existing assets and services
  • Lead Actuals analysis and answer questions to Management, prepare a monthly reporting of global Actuals vs. Plan for IT Management, share risks and opportunities and highlight key changes


Your qualification:


  • Master/Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, engineering or a related discipline with an information technology focus
  • Minimum four years of experience in portfolio management, controlling and/or financial analysis in IT environment, ideally in a multi-national company and matrix organizations
  • Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to develop and communicate the portfolio objectives, inspire and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with business strategy
  • Strong business acumen, including industry- and domain-specific knowledge of the organization and its business units
  • Ability to develop portfolios and deliver them against financial and resource constraints
  • Knowledge in data analysis, data transformation and data visualization
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English, German is a plus


We are looking for talents with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We are pleased to get to know you better. Please use our online portal to submit your application: jobs.stada.com

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