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Our client is a leading global player in the Pharmaceutical industry with global headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. They are undergoing a transformation with respect to culture and outside perception. The organisation focusses on novel therapies in Oncology and Ophthalmology and is also currently developing a world-leading pipeline in Neuroscience and Dermatology with one of the strongest pipelines of Phase II/III studies in the world. 

For their Basel office they are looking, on a contract basis of 1 year, for a:

Operations & Communications Manager

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and managing team meetings in preparation for events, includes close collaboration and alignment with other functions such as Digital Content & Campaigns and Web Operations;
  • Liaising with broadcast media outlets to organise their participation in senior executive interviews;
  • Supporting the development of briefing books for senior executives;
  • Cooperating in the logistics and meeting agenda and minutes, and contributing with ideas on process and continuous improvements;
  • Assisting different team meetings including agenda preparation, coordination and invitation of guest speakers/attendees;
  • Overseeing and managing contact with external distribution vendors, continue to work on process improvements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Communications/ Economics/ Business Administration or in life sciences;
  • Strong coordination and analytical skills – ability to think beyond the numbers;
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience as a Project or Communications manager;
  • Pro-active, creative, flexible, solution-oriented individual;
  • Excellent written and spoken English and German.

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