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Global Project Manager

Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development and one of the frontrunners in Personalised Healthcare. As the world`s largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. 

We are currently looking for a Global Project Manager for a 12-month contract (with very high possibility for extension) based in Rotkreuz, Switzerland.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing project information to support decision making in Project Teams and Management Teams
  • Guiding Project Management related team processes, ensuring consistency, transparency and optimization; implementing best practices to project teams; fostering continuous improvement by ensuring knowledge and experience exchange
  • Creating and maintaining integrated task, resource and budget plans
  • Coaching and supporting the project teams in all project related tasks to ensure realistic planning, diligent monitoring, and rigorous execution of projects. Take responsibility for project outcomes
  • Coordinating the project core team and the joint Pharma/Diagnostics team
  • Provide and apply value-adding processes and tools, standardized where appropriate and tailored where needed
  • Guiding and managing preparation for project milestone/stage gate reviews
  • Performing budget and cost analyses for financial planning and status tracking
  • Support of the preparation of consolidated project status reports
  • Performing budget and cost analyses for financial planning and status tracking
  • Moderation, management and tracking preparation for project milestone or check-point reviews

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required
  • Minimum 5 years as Project Manager or Leader in the healthcare industry (Pharma or Medical Devices)
  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience in a similar environment (IT / Engineering / Software Development or Research Projects) OR min. 2 years of experience in product development
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in a business administration, engineering, life sciences or IT related discipline
  • Project Management specific training and experienced in Agile Methodology
  • Proficiency in using project management information systems including Microsoft Project and/or Planisware
  • Experience leading international cross functional team
  • Experience working in a complex and volatile environment
  • Experience in budget management, project coordination, risk management and cross-functional project responsibility
  • Strong stakeholder management capability within a highly complex, global environment
  • Fluency in English

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