Global Project Manager

  • Contract type Temporary Assignment - long-term position
  • Place
  • Reference manager-60985-547068
  • Assignment start date 01.06.2022 • Latest Start Date: 01.07.2022
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 03.05.2022
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Mandated by one of our clients, we are looking for a:

Global Project Manager

Your assignment

- Ensure harmonized usage of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) processes and templates
- Responsibility for the projects set up (e.g. project start form, scope management, project handbook, etc.), as well as the project planning, project implementation, progress- & cost control, and project closure
- Enable and support project risk management
- Provide an aligned and common communication structure
- 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
- Manage the preparation of the consolidated project status reports
- Create and maintain integrated project-, resource- and budget plans
- 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
- Handling of project meetings (sets agenda, facilitates meeting, edits and distributes minutes, follows-up on action items)
- Conduction of planning workshops with project team (sets agenda, defines outcome in alignment with Project Leader, facilitates workshop, integrates results)
- Manages knowledge sharing between project teams to enhance project effectiveness
- This is an excellent opportunity to support and manage a complex environment by successfully applying your Project Management, Communications and Stakeholder Management skills

Your profile

- Completed Bachelor studies or equivalent in the fields of information technologies, science or engineering 
- Min. 5 years experience in project management in a regulated environment, health care, biotech or software development 
- 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 (C1) and good German (B2) is mandatory 
- Experienced in Stakeholder Management within a matrix organization
- Communication, leadership, conflict management, teamwork, influence, negotiation, critical thinking, problem-solving


We look forward to receiving your application via the online application form.

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T: +41 58 307 29 60

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