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Associate Director, Project Management Office (APAC & China)

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Singapore, SG, 079912

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?


Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds.

Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

The Opportunity


The Enterprise program at Teva is a significant transformation initiative that involves implementing consistent, industry-standard business processes supported by integrated systems (SAP-based enterprise solutions) across Teva sites worldwide.


As part of the Enterprise program, we are seeking a Singapore based Associate Director, Project Management Office (PMO) to be responsible for the Teva’s SAP-based Enterprise solution across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.


Reporting to the APAC Cluster Head, based in Australia, the APAC PMO will oversee and coordinate all business activities within the project plan, within the APAC and Greater China clusters and their functional business area in the markets.


In this exciting role, you will:

  • Be part of a highly strategic, core program for Teva
  • Join a mature project in its accelerated implementation stage
  • Gain cross functional and cross site knowledge and help shape Teva's future business environment
  • Work in a truly global, dynamic environment with exposure opportunities to Teva countries and leaders in APAC and Greater China.


This is a 12 month fixed term contract that will start in January 2023.

How You’ll Spend your Day


As the APAC PMO, you will be fully aligned with the existing Global Template and its solutions and will drive towards maximum alignment of the local implementation to the Global Template.  You will lead the APAC and Greater China clusters by working closely with each country’s business teams in the delivery of all business activities during project execution, and in close collaboration with their functional global business owners.

The APAC PMO will also:

  • Lead the Cluster Business Owners and work with them to ensure all track activities successfully meet deployment deliverables and milestones
  • Ensure planning across different phases of current wave and the transition to future waves
  • Ensure co-ordination across Clusters Tracks and operational alignment to the Regional PMO
  • Provide a focal point for stakeholder management for APAC Commercial Leadership and local market teams

Other responsibilities include:


  • Lead the functional business processes implementation and go-live readiness of all parallel implementations in all work steams, ensuring stabilization of business processes during go-live and Hypercare across markets.
  • Represent the APAC Cluster Team in planning activities as delegated by the Regional Business Lead – Enterprise EU / IM Commercial, and align all necessary project activities.
  • Report to Regional project management / Global project management on implementation progress and deliverables for the APAC SAP, and escalate resource or business process issues in markets as appropriate.
  • Manage workshops according to the project plan, to evaluate adherence to the global template/processes, identify local legal requirements, local change impacts and execute necessary local business process adaptations.
  • Manage implementation tasks according to project plan and monitor progress including Trial Data Loads, Business Process Reviews, User Acceptance Testing, and Day in a Life process confirmation and Cut Over planning cross-functionally in the clusters.
  • Work with the Global / Regional/ Cluster Change Management team with focus on business process adaptations and organizational changes.
  • Ensure appropriate Business Reporting capabilities for Clusters implementations.
  • (Travel requirements) Minimal Regional travel depending on project execution phase.

Your Experience and Qualifications


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Experienced with ERP (SAP) project execution in a pharmaceutical  environment
  • Strong business acumen with a thorough understanding of relevant market business processes in the relevant business areas
  • Business transformation experience coupled with exceptional project management skills
  • Strong influential leadership capabilities
  • Good networking, stakeholder engagement, and collaboration & teamwork in a cross functional team

Make A Difference With Teva Pharmaceuticals


Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter summarising why you are suitable for this position.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Project Management

Sub Function

General Management

Reports To

Head of Regulatory Affairs and Commercial Quality

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.