Global Project Manager

  • Contract type Temporary Assignment - temporary unlimited
  • Place
    Rotkreuz • Remote/Home Office: home office ( 2 days ) & On-site ( 3 days)
  • Reference manager-6155-583872
  • Assignment start date 02.01.2024 • latest Start Date: 01.03.2024
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 21.11.2023
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Manpowergroup is the leading global company in the field of personnel recruitment. With our three brands - Manpower, Experis, and Talent Solutions - we assist companies from various industries with their staffing needs. We have been operating in over 75 countries and territories for 75 years and are consistently recognized for our commitment to being a top employer for women, inclusion, equality, and diversity. For more information about ManpowerGroup in Switzerland, please visit,, and Mandated by one of our client companies, we are currently looking for a Global Project Manager.    

Global Project Manager

Your assignment

- 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/Dia 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

Your profile

Must Haves:   - 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
- Good analytical thinking, a structured working manner, ability to prioritize, plan and manage multiple tasks with a sense of urgency
- Self-motivation with a great ability to find solutions to complex problems
- Self-confidence to take decisions
- Engaging and convincing personality for team building and motivation
- Excellent communication skills and expertise in stakeholder management
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as fluency in English



Apply easily through the online button. For further information about this position, you can contact us via email: [email protected].

About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
Our 3 promises
“We are passionate about what we do. This passion is a motivating and driving force, ensuring excellent placement opportunities for you.”
“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
“We take on our responsibilities. For you, that means security and exciting prospects.”

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Your Manpower consultant
Luciana Sardo

Life Sciences Competence Center
Elias-Canetti-Strasse 2

T: +41 58 307 24 41

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