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Project Manager

Datalynx , Zurich (Full Time)

Job description


For the SW Lifecycle Team, we are looking for an experienced and structured Project Manager with strong communication skills. Project Lead experience is not necessary.

You have the opportunity to join a multinational initiative and team. In this role, you will be collaborating with the Project Leader and the Program Leader assuming delegated tasks from them. Furthermore, you will be given the responsibility for the project's planning, project implementation, progress- & cost control, and project closure as well as the project management deliverables.

Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Support of the preparation of the consolidated project status reports
  • Management of project information to support project teams, management teams (e.g. project steering board, etc.), and decision making
  • Single point of control for project data, collected from functions (e.g. finance); owns version management and release of changes
  • Handling of Project- and Management meetings (organize project meetings, set agenda, edit and distribute minutes)
  • Guiding, management, and tracking preparation for project milestone reviews
  • Creating and maintaining integrated project
  • Resource- and budget plans
  • Tactical coordination of dependencies, timelines, and budgets for all projects and functions
  • Definition and implementation of harmonized, measures, and reports key performance indicators (KPIs) for the projects to enable teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • In the absence of the Project Leader, able to run project team meetings
  • Set-up and adapt relevant PMO processes and structure in alignment with PPMO and relevant stakeholders and ensure process implementation within Project Team
  • Management of external providers and tracking of project development activities –
  • This is an excellent opportunity to support and manage a complex environment by successfully applying your Project Management, Communications, and Stakeholder Management skills
Must Haves
  • Several years of project management experience preferably in medical devices in highly regulated industry, focusing on product development projects, typically in the area of lab management 
  • Completed studies in the field of engineering, natural sciences or comparable vocational training or further education 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Experience in collaboration with external suppliers 
  • Prior knowledge in data science and/or engineering would be an additional asset
  • Project management certification (e.g. IPMA, PMI, PRINCE2) is an advantage
  • Fluency in English is mandatory and German is desirable – spoken and written
Nice to Haves
  • Pharma Experience
  • Self-motivated and proactive project management skills
  • Ability to capture complex problems, analyze them and translate them into solutions
  • Ability to promote ideas and to influence team
  • Autonomous, structured, and goal-oriented working methods and a good team player
  • Self-leadership and self-reflection abilities
  • Interest in the diagnostics sector and products
  • Microsoft Office & MS Visio - MS Project. Planisware would be desirable - SAP ERP would be an additional asset

Nadine Papa
Talent Acquisition Consultant
+41 79 904 96 72

We look forward to receiving your online application with your CV!

Contact person

Nadine Papa

Type of company

Agencies (web, digital, media, marketing, CRM etc.)

Company size

Corporate/enterprise - more than 1.000


Preferred experience

(One or more of the following)

Project manager (min 5 years)


Management experience: No
People management: No
Skills: Project management

Employment: Full time

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