Senior Project Manager (Scientific & Manufacturing) (ro-939)

Status: 
paused
Location: 
4070 Basel
Start Date: 
2017-07-01
End Date: 
2017-12-31
Deadline: 
2017-06-20 15:00
Hours per day: 
8,00
Hours per week: 
40,00
Workload: 
100%
Total Hours: 
1.040
Assignment: 

Background 

We are seeking an experienced professional to be responsible for portfolio management and program office activities as well as driving special task force activities within the Pharma Development Clinical Operations IT team. 
This project manager is a highly proactive, organized and execution-oriented individual. S/he will work closely with the Team Manager / Solution Owner to prioritize activities and tracking tasks throughout all phases of the delivery lifecycle as well as assist, as needed, on the definition/creation of key deliverables such as service models, frameworks, communication materials, etc. 
The project manager will also be responsible for running an RFI/RFP for an outsourcing project which includes creation of the RFI/RFP and running the process including driving decision-making together with the Delivery Service Manager and Solution Owner. 
S/he will also support tracking budgets and creating financial forecasts and oversight for the overall portfolio. 
S/he must be very flexible and capable of quickly adapting to priority changes. This position is expected to provide timely status reports to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level. 
Additionally, this position must effectively manage projects across global locations and time zones and used to work with virtual global teams. 

General information

 

  • Start date: ASAP (latest start: 15.07.2017) 

  • End date: 31.12.2017 

  • Extension: an extension might be possible, but would need to be approved 

  • Remote: up to one day per week, previous approval required 

  • ​Team: The candidate will work closely with the Team Manager / Solution Owner 

Tasks 

 

  • Prioritize activities and tracking tasks throughout all phases of the delivery lifecycle 

  • Assist on the definition/creation of key deliverables such as service models, frameworks, communication materials, etc. 

  • Be responsible for running an RFI/RFP for an outsourcing project which includes creation of the RFI/RFP and running the process including driving decision-making together with the Delivery Service Manager and Solution Owner 

  • support tracking budgets and creating financial forecasts and oversight for the overall portfolio 

  • Provide timely status reports to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level 

  • Effectively manage projects across global locations and time zones and used to work with virtual global teams. 

Requirements: 
  • roven experience with 8 plus years managing a diversity of IT projects / portfolios 
  • Experience in vendor management, RFI/RFP processes and vendor selection as well as contracting 
  • Experience with financial management aspects of the portfolio (budgeting, forecasting, tracking, etc.) 
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives with globally distributed teams dealing with stakeholders also at senior management levels. 
  • Proven ability to obtain results in a global, matrix environment 
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, as well as presentation abilities 
  • Ability to see the interrelationship of a project/initiative across "the big picture" and understand its dependency on other projects/initiatives and how it fits together. 
  • Demonstrated success communicating across a variety of audiences, including business people and technologists (both up and down the organization) 
  • Exceptional listening, problem solving, negotiation, and facilitation skills 
  • Proven leadership abilities and emotional intelligence; self-starter 
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree in CS, MIS, Life Sciences, Business or equivalent experience 

Nice to Have: 
+++ Experience managing offshore contract resources preferred 
++ Pharma Experience 

Prefered Interview Dates (YYYY-MM-DD): 
22/06/2017
23/06/2017