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Engineering Project Manager

  • Salary: CHF80 - CHF90 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: 3001
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 16/02/2018
  • Job reference: J378939ASVT-181217
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Engineering Project Manager - Bern - 100%

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

For our international client based in Bern, Experis is currently looking for an Engineering Project Manager for a contracting position until end of 2018.

General information:

- Start date: ASAP
- End date: 31.12.2018
- Work location: Bern
- Workload: 100%

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Provides or coordinates project management services for engineering and facility projects
* Delivers project End-to-End, i.e. from shaping the idea, through capital appropriation, various design stages and subsequent execution as well as commissioning or qualification and final handover to the user
* Applies state-of-the-art Project Management Standards
* Provides subject matter or process expertise.
* Uses technical knowledge of equipment and facilities maintenance systems as well as calibration standards, tooling processes and documentation control systems in a regulated manufacturing environment
* Establishes a high performing team to deliver defined scope
* Prepare routine status and progress reports
* Lead the specification of functional and technical requirements and supports Procurement in negotiations with contractors and vendors
* Establishes effective project planning and cost control (incl. hours)
* Leads lesson learned workshops and fosters organizational learning

Leadship tasks and personality aspects:
* Organise and direct multi-disciplinary teams effectively towards the project goal
* Insure a safe working environment, esp. during construction and installation phases acc. to local EHS&S Guidelines
* Supervise construction and machine installation
* Ability to communicate effectively and unambiguously toward team, management, and suppliers
* Communicates with all stakeholders and especially users regarding needs and leads the development of the user requirements specification.
* Identifies shortfalls in affiliate resources and manages accordingly to safeguard project success.
* Interfaces daily with site technical functions throughout project implementation.

* Responsible staying within assigned project budgets and timelines as well as defined deliverables
* Project-related supervision on GMP, EHS and SOx-compliance matters
Performance measurement

You bring for this role the following qualifications:

* Master degree or advanced diploma in pharmaceutical or related engineering studies (mechanical, chemical engineer etc.)
* Track record of at least eight years experience in the biotechnology, pharma, food or nuclear industry, with proven experience in the engineering field
* Project Management Certification prefered
* Knowledge of cGMP regulations pertaining to operation and maintenance of machinery and facilities
* Fluent in English and German is a must

* Track record of delivering investment projects in the highly regulated industry
* Showing leadership in managing multi-disciplinary organizations and motivating project members
* Strategic and analytical thinking
* Problem solving orientation
* High negotiation skills
* Customer orientation

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Stéphanie Vogt on +41 61 282 22 16.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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