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Senior Business Project Manager - Pharmaceutical

Experis AG

Posted on Apr 13, 2021 by Experis AG

Basel, Switzerland
1 May 2021
Annual Salary

Senior Business Project Manager - Pharmaceutical

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

For one of our clients, specialized in the pharmaceutical area, we are looking for an experienced Business Project Manager with previous experience in delivering large scale, multi-million complex projects.

This is a one year contracting position starting in Mai with extension possibilities.


  • Define, plan and lead the execution of a wide range of project workflows and tasks while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk to define the requirements for a high-quality IT solution for the process digitalisation of site logistics, ensure user acceptance testing by the business and successfully roll out the IT solution to the business

  • Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional, project teams

  • Ensure project objectives/requirements are clear and agreed to by all stakeholders

  • Manage relationships with various IT and business stakeholders to achieve project objectives

  • Facilitate project management activities across the entire project management methodology

  • Ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables

  • Track progress against baseline schedule

  • Plan, baseline and control costs to ensure projects are completed within approved budget.

  • Manage project priorities and ensure adherence to the agreed scope

  • Monitor, document and gain approval for changes to schedule, cost or project scope

  • Identify and apply systematic quality activities to ensure that project employ all processes needed to meet Computer System Validation directives

  • Conduct risk and issue management planning, identification, analysis and monitoring on projects.

  • Formulate risk and issue mitigation strategies; recommend and implement solutions

  • Ensure delivery of project in compliance with CSV and PMM guidelines.

  • Formulate risk and issue mitigation strategies; recommend and implement solutions.

  • Ensure delivery of project in compliance with CSV and PMM guidelines.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, business informatics or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience in dealing with management issues at group level (scope, time, cost, quality, risk, team)

  • Previous experience in leading implementations of SAP systems

  • Previous experience in implementing IT projects across a variety of platforms

  • Experience in project organization and resource mobilization, and management of stakeholders

  • Experience in virtual, cross functional project team management

  • Proven vendor management experience

  • Proven Organizational Change Management experience

  • Strong understanding of project management methodology concepts (including waterfall and agile)

  • Strong understanding of Computer System Validation (CSV) concepts

  • Experience in leading virtual and offshore teams

  • Traits of Entrepreneurial PM with focus on true organization value through project delivery

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working in Pharma Logistics

  • Familiarity with SAP rollouts/releases preferred

  • PMP certification preferred

Location: Basel/Kaiseraugst

Start Date: 01.05.2021

End date: 01.05.2022

Extension: possible

Workload: 100%

Reference: 1163379098

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