Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Location: Basel, BS


Basel, BS


Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development. As the world`s largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. A leader in the field of manufacturing and selling of several drugs with treatment of Cancer. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager for a 12 months contract to be based in Basel.

As an ideal candidate you should have a scientific background and minimum 5 years’ experience in leading large-scale global matrix projects (data related project however not IT projects) Knowledge of PM tools and system (e.g. Jira, Confluence or Wiki) would be highly preferred.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, track, and manage a high-quality, integrated project plan, ensuring all objectives, key milestones, and deliverables are achieved across multiple parallel activities.
  • Closely and transparently manage the critical path of the project and project scope.
  • Manage cross-functional teams of biologists, data scientists, and biostatisticians, including coordinating and tracking team activities.
  • Serve as a single point of contact to coordinate all project-related activities, including setting and running meeting agendas, organizing and facilitating F2F events, and following up on action items (in close partnership with EDIS Use Case Lead(s)).
  • Proactively identify gaps, potential bottlenecks, and/or delays and challenge assumptions.
  • Regularly communicate project progress, challenges, and key wins to stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading large-scale global matrix projects (data related project are good, however not IT related projects).
  • Scientific (biology) background: experience in pharma and understanding of the drug development process.
  • Master or Bachelor with minimum 6 to 7 years in industry.
  • System knowledge of collaborative platforms or wikis such as Jira, Confluence, gSite, or Sharepoint.
  • Proactive, able to shape ideas and translate those into actionable points, leadership and communications.
  • Project Management Certification is advantageous.
  • Relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.