• Contract
  • Zurich/Zug
  • Recruiter: Lhackdon Beck

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Global Project Manager

Our client, an innovative and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland, covering multiple therapeutic areas, is looking a Global Project Manager for long term contract role based in central Switzerland.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the projects set up (e.g. project start form, scope management, project handbook, etc. project planning, project implementation, progress- & cost control, and project closure
  • Enable and support project risk management
  • Provide an aligned and common communication structure and advise on best practices and Project Management principles
  • Single point of control for program data, collected from functions (e.g. Development); own version management and release of changes: project planning, tracking, reporting
  • Lead and manage preparation for project milestone reviews, and manage the preparation of the consolidated project status reports
  • Tactical coordination of dependencies, timelines and budgets for all projects and functions within an area or project
  • Define and implement harmonized, measures, reports including key performance indicators (e.g. KPIs, OBPs, EVM) for the project to enable teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Management and harmonization of project information to support project team and the program leader and decision making across multiple sites
  • Conduction of planning workshops with project team (sets agenda, defines outcome in alignment with Project Leader, facilitates workshop, integrates results

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Swiss working/residency permit and/or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required;
  • Completed Bachelor studies or equivalent in life sciences (biology, medicine, chemical) or in engineering
  • Min. 5 years experience in project management in a regulated environment, health care or biotech
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office and G-Suite, as well as knowledge of Project Management tools like Trello, Miro, Smartsheet
  • Fluency (spoken and written) in English and good German is required
  • Experience in budget management, project coordination, risk management and cross-functional project responsibility
  • Communication, leadership, conflict management, teamwork, influence, negotiation, critical thinking, problem-solving
  • Good analytical thinking, a structured working manner, ability to prioritize, plan and manage multiple tasks with a sense of urgency