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Our business in Switzerland continues to grow!

We, IPS Integrated Project Services, are a US-headquartered global leader in the leadership and execution of advanced facilities engineering and design. Globally represented in 17 countries, with 45 offices and 3000+ professionals worldwide, IPS provides technical consulting, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and cGMP compliance services for technically complex development and manufacturing facilities globally.

At IPS, you’ll apply your knowledge, skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of people, solving complex challenges related to pharmaceutical, biotech, and animal health research and manufacturing facilities.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Project Manager to join our continuously growing Swiss operations headquartered in Basel with regional focus on clients and projects in the Swiss Romandie region. The Project Manager provides leadership on assigned projects and acts to achieve financial, safety and client relationship objectives. They will also lead bid opportunities and may, dependent on project requirements and skillset, deliver technical project elements.


  • Manages delivery of individual projects and holds primary responsibility for achievement of cost, schedule and quality objectives.
  • Oversees activities of Project Engineers, Construction Manager and Site Superintendents on assigned projects.
  • Manages the delivery of design in conjunction with Design Managers.
  • Manages the compliance approach of projects.
  • Ensures achievement of safety objectives on assigned projects.
  • Ensures achievement of corporate goals for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates resources to achieve project goals.
  • Manages client interaction on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships.
  • Identifies risks to project and corporation and works with EMEA Management team to mitigate risks.
  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience executing project delivery, 5 of which must be in a Project Management role.
  • Lifescience experience (Biotechnology, cell and gene therapy, Aseptic processing).
  • Fluent in English and French


  • We foster a company culture characterized by team spirit, appreciation and respect.
  • We champion professional and personal development, growth and diversity.
  • We adhere to transparency, honesty and integrity.
  • We are global leaders in innovation and technologies and “Best in Class” Experts.
  • We encourage and support internal and external learning and development.
  • "We promise only what we can deliver" - not more and not less!
  • We offer a competitive package including a corporate pension scheme, flexitime and all essential devices to enable flexible/remote working.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at IPS without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. IPS is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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