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Senior IT Project Manager (Automated Manufacturing Processes)

NextLink Solutions

Posted on Jun 1, 2021 by NextLink Solutions

Zürich, Switzerland
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Position: Senior IT Project Manager (Automated Manufacturing Processes)

Location: Switzerland, Kaiseraugst/Rotkreuz

Duration: 12months +

*What is the scope of this project?


  • DIA IT PMO team in Switzerland consists of a pool of Project Management professionals with a focus on creating organization value through project delivery for Client's IT.

  • With our expertise in Project Management and agile delivery, we support functional IT organizations in the areas of Research & Development, Commercial, Global Functions and Site IT.

  • Team members are based in Kaiseraugst and Rotkreuz.

  • The position is for a really strong Senior IT Project Manager with previous experience in delivering large scale, multi-million complex projects.

  • You will bring strong expertise in managing senior stakeholders, external vendors, internal teams with proven capabilities of delivering project objectives in an ambiguous environment.

  • The first assignment will be to lead a critical initiative with Diagnostics Global Functions IT in the Manufacturing area.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Define, plan, and direct the execution of a broad range of projects while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk to produce high IT solutions.

  • Derive project value through defining state-of-the-art Automated Diagnostics Manufacturing process in line with timelines and scope.

  • Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional, global 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 projects 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 projects in compliance with CSV and PMM guidelines.

  • Must effectively manage the projects across global locations and different time zones

*What are the key technical skills that all candidates must attain?

Must Haves:

  • At least 15+ years of related experience with experience in implementing Automated manufacturing processes, especially in Diagnostics manufacturing (*)

  • Proven experience implementing complex IT Projects across a variety of platforms (*)

  • Bachelor's degree in Informatics, Computer Science, or equivalent (*)

  • Proven Organizational Change Management experience (*)

  • Strong understanding of Computer System Validation (CSV) concepts (*)

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

  • Experience dealing with management issues on a global level (scope, time, cost, quality, risk, team)

  • Strong interactive and influencing skills

  • Proven vendor management experience with managing SaaS delivery.

  • Strong customer and service management focus.

  • Excellent communication, organization, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong understanding of Project Management Methodology concepts (including waterfall and agile).

  • Experience in leading virtual and offshore teams of large scale and cultural awareness of managing a global team.

  • Agile practitioner with prior knowledge of Scrum and SAFe principles.

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

  • Language: English (written and spoken)

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with R & D Technical solutions in a healthcare environment.

  • German would be huge advantage

Reference: 1213486620

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