Posted to MedZilla on 1/20/2020


Switzerland, Project Manager EN_VP_13542-MZ


An excellent multinational healthcare company is seeking a skilled Project Manager, you will be based in the desirable area of Basel. This is a chance to join a top healthcare organisation who provide an innovative range of diagnostic solutions and medicines. The project manager is responsible for developing a definition of the project. The Project Manager then ensures that the project is delivered on time, to budget, in accordance with corporate standards and to the required quality standard. He/she ensures the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of stakeholders (including all project contributors. The Project Manager is capable to leads large, highly complex, cross functional projects or programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, in coordination with the Sponsor and project core team, the Project Charter
  • Develop and maintaining a detailed project plan
  • Develop and communicate the project governance: roles and responsibilities, decision making process and authority levels for decisions
  • Liaise with, and updates progress to, project Sponsor, SC/senior management. Informs variances from Plan and proposes corrective actions
  • Create Organizational Change Impact Assessment in order to define a plan to engage and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Engage the users, and other groups as necessary, to discuss and design the changes in business processes, organizational structure or solutions
  • Lead and coordinate Organizational Change Management execution fit for project purpose
  • Provide leadership to the Project Team: trigger motivation, keep all team members informed, support, settle conflicts, etc.
  • Recruit project staff and consultants after approval from Sponsor
  • Assign deliverables to Team Members
  • Manage the project conflicts
  • Sets the Scope and expectations; defines target metrics and timeframe
  • Establish change control procedure for changes in the project
  • Record and manage project risks and issues, propose corrective actions when needed and escalating where necessary
  • Estimate project costs, internal and external costs, reviewing in a regular basis in order to have an accurate latest budget estimation.
  • Keep track of actual costs vs. planned costs
  • Manage project deliverables in line with the project plan
  • Monitor project progress and performance
  • Work closely with the final customer in order to ensure successful project delivery

Skills and Requirements:

  • Training: Certificate from a technical or business institute
  • PMI, Prince or equivalent international certificate
  • Experience: 6 years + in global scale projects (experience in EU, APAC and North America required)
  • Certified as Change Management Professional by recognized organization
  • Complexity Management: diverse range of task to solve strategic problems
  • People Management: more than 100 project team members
  • Languages: Fluent (reading, writing and speaking) in English Mobility: Ability to travel up to 20%

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