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Senior Project Manager - 60%

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Part-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 29/03/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH100804
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Senior Project Manager - 60%

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across several professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

One of our clients, a leading pharmaceutical company in Switzerland, is looking for a Senior Project Manager (60% work load) for an 8-month contract located in Basel, Switzerland.

Job summary

As an experienced Project Manager, you will support the transition of a global data analysis software platform into operations/sustainment and to strategize and execute around enhancing and expanding the platform within the client's manufacturing network. Understanding of Software Development and Sustainment Processes of Computer Systems Validation (CSV) and of IT Service Management is required.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Develop, manage execution, and control the integrated project plan
  • Support, and coach project members to provide adequate estimates, perform risk assessments, and comprehensively identify dependencies
  • In collaboration with all involved functions, business and IT, develop and execute effective project communication plans
  • Stakeholder identification and engagement
  • Facilitate and lead effective project meetings and workshops; incl. minutes, action items, follow-ups
  • Track resource demand/allocation and consumption
  • "Marketing" / "Branding"
  • Establish and maintain Risk register
  • Manage documentation repository (e.g. gDrive, SharePoint)
  • Manage change and conflict

What you must have

  • BS/BA in life science, business, IT or relevant
  • 10+ years Project Management experience in IT, biotechnology, medical, life sciences and/or pharmaceuticals
  • Strong Program and Project Management experience
  • Knowledge in Agile and standard Project Management approaches
  • Computer System Validation (CSV) & GMP processes and compliance knowledge
  • Knowledge in delivery and maintenance of IT services
  • Pharma process engineering experience (statistical process control is a big plus)
  • Working experience in complex, globally and functionally dispersed environments
  • Comfortable with ambiguities and uncertainties
  • Strong written / oral communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to customize information for various audiences.
  • Proven ability to create strong working relationships with respect to cultural diversity and working styles
  • Ability to create and manage work plans and timelines and accommodate multiple priorities.
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into actionable, measurable tasks
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to changing environments
  • Fluent English

What is nice to have

  • ITIL certification
  • PMP certification


  • Start: 22.04.2019
  • Latest start date: 13.05.2019
  • End date: 31.12.2019
  • Workload: 60%
  • Location: Basel
  • Travel: Limited travel (10%)

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16, at or via email

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