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Pharma - Serialization - Senior Project Manager

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Sector: Project Management & PMO
Job Type: contract
Salary: negotiable
Reference: BBBH117232

Pharma - Serialization - Senior Project Manager

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 this temporary assignment based in Zug, we are in search of an English-speaking candidate. Start is asap, duration is 12 months with option of extension. The workload is 100%.


  • Lead moderate to complex projects and/or programs
  • Develop & execute overall program schedule and program management plan
  • Monitor, challenge and ensure predictable delivery of projects/programs - driving accountability of work stream owners and enabling escalation of risks & issues that require assistance or attention
  • Monitor resources, either internal from associated IT Department or external are committed to meet project/program needs
  • Ensure projects/programs are delivered according to committed scope, approved budget and targeted dates
  • Ensure high level of quality in solutions is delivered
  • Lead various program governance meetings including routine core team / program office meetings as well as escalation, steering and sponsor reviews
  • Facilitate critical project/program reviews
  • Ensure all aspects of the program's success are contemplated and addressed
  • Enable and enhance communications between matrixed IT and business teams

Required key skills:

  • 8+ years' experience working as an IT professional - ideally managing projects, programs and/or portfolios
  • 5+ years' experience implementing complex, cross-functional project/program solutions and working knowledge of GxP systems
  • At least 2 projects/programs working with and managing a large Systems Integration partner preferred
  • Demonstrable fluency in Project/Program Management tools and techniques and of implementing projects within established software development life cycle methodologies
  • Demonstrable experience of transitioning new and upgraded systems into support operations - at least 2 large, multi-discipline projects
  • Serialization System Implementations (ideally with Tracelink)
  • Oracle ERP
  • Cloud/SAAS implementations
  • Pharma/Biotech industry background (very nice to have)
  • BA or BS (ideally Computer Science, Business, Chemistry and Biological Sciences, Laboratory Operations)
  • MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Formal project management qualification is preferred (PMP or similar)

20% or Less of Travel Domestic and Europe (North Carolina, Switzerland)

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Kristina Marzohl at +41 44 229 99 36. If this position is not a perfect fit, please browse through the rest of our job vacancies as we have a range of permanent and contract opportunities available within Switzerland. Contact me via or LinkedIn or Xing.

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