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5971 - Long-term Senior Project Manager for Pharma Informatics

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by NextLink Solutions

Basel, Switzerland
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Senior Project Manager - gSuite - CSV - Project Management methodology - Organizational Change Management - Agile - Pharmaceutical - English - Basel area - Switzerland

NextLink is having an existing position as a Senior Project Manager for global pharmaceuticals projects in Basel area, Switzerland.

General information

Start date: ASAP
End 3 month assignment (as described)
Extension: possible (multi year)
Workload: 100%
Work location: Basel area
Remote: possible on request
Travel: up to 20%

Tasks & Responsibilities
As a Project Manager, you will assemble, guide, empower and serve the team through excellence in project delivery resulting in value creation for our business and eventually, our patients. You will be responsible for leading a team to deliver project outcomes, products and services in a complex IT environment by selecting the best project delivery method (ie Agile principles and practices or Waterfall) that best fit the business needs. Therefore, the Project Manager can take on one, or a combination, of the following roles in a squad, project or program: Program Manager, Project Manager, Squad Lead, Agile Coach or Scrum Master

As part of one or more of those roles, you will be:

Engage with Leadership, both business and IT, to collaborate on the delivery of value at a rate that is sustainable and digestible for the team and business
Ensure promised business value is being earned by leveraging the value creation or value maintenance framework
Orchestrate the formation of a squad and once established, closely interact with the product owner, partners and the development team
Source of skills that are supplied by Pharma Informatics or other Technology partners
Guide the squad on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Coach the team to learn and adopt agreed ways of working and reacting to potential challenges and questions

Must Haves
The ideal candidate
Has an agile mindset with ability to pivot between roles and approaches based on team needs
Champions Agile principles and practices within the squad and leads by example
Has a strong focus on delivering MVP's, focused on incremental value rather than perfection.
Has strong soft skills typically required in stakeholder engagement (empowering people, influencing, negotiation, conflict management)
Exhibits servant leadership style towards the product owner, scrum master, development team and the wider organization

Additional Requirements
- English (mandatory), German is a plus

Must Have: (Number = amount of. for shortlist)

Certification (0-4):
- Project Management (PMP)

- Scrum-Master (SM)

- Product-Owner (PO)

- Organizational Change Management (ProSci)

Industry Experience:
- Pharma (2)
- Banking/Aviation (1)
- Others (0)

Agile Experience:
- Practical: Agile Organizations & Teams (4)
- Practical: Agile Organizations or Teams (3)
- Theoretical: Agile Organizations & Teams (2)
- Theoretical: Agile Organizations or Teams (1)
- None (0)

Track-Record in business critical Program-Management (overseeing multiple projects/project-managers):
- 12y+ (4)
- 8-12 (3)
- 4-7 (2)
- 1-3 (1)
- None (0)

Specific experience (0-4)
- experience in leading virtual teams
- experience in computerized system validation
- experience with tools like smartsheet, trello, JIRA
- experience with gSuite (gSheets, gSlides, gDocs, gDrive, gChat & hangouts, gSites, g+, ...)

For a chance to work as a Senior Project Manager please call me or send me your CV as soon as possible!

Leila Benabdallah
IT sourcing specialist
(see below)


Reference: 871714736

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