Job description

Your key responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver all stages of the project within a matrix organization supporting the introduction of new products for cGMP manufacturing, process validation and clinical and commercial resupply programs.
  • Be customer centric and understand the Customer's needs
  • Resolve project team issues and facilitate decision making within the team.
  • Drive progress to completion to the required standard (both internally and with the customer).
  • Communicate regularly with the business, technical and customer teams.
  • Track and report on critical program achievements.
  • Lead progress, issues, and risks.
  • Track and manage the financial aspects of the project including milestone payments, pass through costs and FTE estimates to ensure that we are timely and on budget.
  • Consistently use all standard project management tools and templates in each customer program.


  • BSc in a relevant scientific field. Higher education (Graduate degree, MBA) is recommended.
  • Certification highly desirable (PMP, Six Sigma, or equivalent).
  • Requires at least 8 years related experience in the industry.
  • A proven experience (5 years minimum) in a project management role, preferably responsible for customer programs in a contract manufacturing organization with significant business impact.
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical product lifecycles and experience leading sophisticated, cross-functional programs is recommended.
  • Demonstrated success using excellent technical, organizational and time management skills to deliver projects to meet all customer expectations.
  • Proven experience in project management including timeline & potentially budget management, communication plans, proactive risk prevention, action tracking and project plans.
  • Open to challenge and to be challenged on ideas and opinions as part of a collaborative decision-making process.
  • Strong knowledge of GMP
  • Good understanding of Process Development


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Able to comprehend and interpret technical and business documents and apply to appropriate actions
  • Solid understanding of financial analysis, forecasting, tracking, and reporting for projects vs. the allocated budgets
  • Able to communicate with all levels in small and large group settings and influence actions and drive results within a matrix environment
  • Able to lead teams in a high paced, rapidly changing environment while maintaining order and a larger picture perspective
  • Able to interact and communicate with internal and external senior management and explain topics/decisions in the appropriate context
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word

Industriestrasse, Lengnau, Switzerland

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