Migration Services Practice – Consultant (m/w/d)

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About fme Life Sciences

fme Life Sciences is a leading provider of business and technology services supporting the deployment of Business Applications and Content Services/ECM solutions to its clients in the Life Sciences Industry. We act as a trusted advisor and systems integration specialist across the Clinical, Regulatory and Quality and Manufacturing domains in Europe and North America. fme is partnered with the leading ECM vendors supporting the Life sciences industry, including Veeva, OpenText/Documentum, Sparta, Generis (CARA), Ennov and Alfresco.

fme’s priority is client satisfaction and assisting organizations with determining the most effective way to deploy mission critical Content Services related technologies. We focus on both the business process aspects of technology platform implementations and data/document migrations, in addition to delivering high quality technical resources. This ability to provide business insight as a supplement to the clients‘ internal expertise and then to execute efficiently and cost effectively on the technical implementation is a key feature of our services and differentiates us from our competition.


We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual with a proven technical background in Enterprise Content Management Migration and Life Sciences to become a key member of our Migration Services Practice. They should possess strong analytical and technical skills, a robust and relevant background, strong communication abilities and have a team oriented attitude.

The candidate should possess technical knowledge of the leading content management platforms and will ideally have work experience in the Life Sciences industry. The successful candidate will be confident working with business and IT groups in R&D and Q&M application business areas. He/She will be the migration lead for migrating ECM solutions for a wide range of clients. He/She will engage with clients to understand their business needs, translate those needs into migration requirements and lead the migration initiative to meet those requirements. An understanding of pharmaceutical validation and documentation practices as well as regulations is key.

This role requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the candidate must have the ability to converse with people from all levels within an organization. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative culture.


Principal Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing and able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Work with clients to analyze their migration needs and define requirements for migrating leading Content Management solutions in the Life Sciences industry
  • Translate requirements into migration plans and mapping specifications and ensure delivery to the client including reporting the migration progress
  • Liase with and lead offshore migration team during migration execution and verification; ability to work well with a diverse and globally distributed team
  • Service as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the migration of Content Management solutions; supporting multiple projects simultaneously
  • Lead migration projects and escalate migration project risks/issues in a timely manner, as necessary
  • Ability to learn new concepts, source and target systems, and software independently and quickly
  • Eagerness to learn and apply new emerging technologies so solve complex business requirements

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities


  • This position will be mostly remote
  • Willingness to travel to the fme Life Sciences regional office in Germany and other destinations in Germany and Europe as required (No travelling while Covid-19, only if unavoidable)

Additional Skills & Competencies

Additional Skills

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time to compete with the market needs
  • The candidate must be strong at communicating with stakeholders of all levels. He/She will possess extensive interpersonal skills and must be able to prepare regular written and verbal presentations, technical documents, and reports
  • The candidate must be self-driven but must also work well in a team, taking on different roles as needed (dependent on the project situation)
  • The candidate must be flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-paced environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in the Life Sciences industry or consulting (R&D and Q&M business processes)
  • Experience migrating Content Services/ECM solutions
  • Knowledge of the leading Life Sciences Content Management systems
  • Experience migrating from and to OpenText (Documentum), Veeva and other content management systems
  • Experience with validated systems with the ability to produce quality documentation deliverables and to execute installation procedures and test cases. Experience with migration verification procedures
  • Knowledge and experience with Veeva Vault (Quality, Regulatory and Clinical) highly desired
  • Knowledge and experience with Sparta Trackwise highly desired
  • Familiarity with other platforms such as Generis CARA would be beneficial
  • Excellent client-facing and interpersonal communication skills

Got curious? We would be happy to give you further insights into our company and your area of responsibility during a personal interview.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Altstadt - Lehel


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