Project Manager / Program Manager

Project Lead with Vendor Management

Switzerland / Contract

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We are looking for Project Leader and Vendor Manager for PCR Software Solutions for a globally operating Zug based company in the pharmaceutical sector.


Your tasks:

  • • Accountable for the planning, collaboration, coordination, execution, and delivery of medical software projects.
    • Coordinate the project execution with our external vendors.
    • Define the best delivery model depending on the project needs.
    • Drive the agile requirement elicitation and ensure the proper handover of new scope to the external vendor.
    • Track the execution of solution epics and capabilities.
    • Manage and optimize the flow of value of the Agile Release using a variety of tools and methods.
    • Able to coordinate multiple solution interfaces (both external and internal).
    • Ensure effective communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during definition and delivery.
    • Define, track and approve the deliverables from external vendors.
    • Escalate, track and help to resolve impediments and provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks.
    • Continuously improve the engagement with external vendors to optimize the efficiency.
    • Collaborate with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.
    • Innovative and problem-solving (incl. analytical skills, active listening, critical thinking, and process improvements) with a focus on sustainable and scalable solutions


Your experience/knowledge:

• Min. Bachelor in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or similar
• Min. 7+ years of experience as Project Manager or Project Lead in combination with Vendor Management experience or Delivery Lead from an agency perspective
• Experience working in large, preferably global, software organizations, working across multiple locations and cultures with multiple software directors and managers and teams to deliver software releases to market
• Have successfully led teams in an engineering environment
• Experience in coordinating projects with external vendors
• Hands-on experience with reporting and status updates, willing and able to create fit-for-purpose and clear presentations and meaningful dashboards
• Strong communication and solution-oriented, with the ability to clearly and concisely explain complex organizational or technical problems
• Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to navigate complex corporate environments and influence stakeholders and partners
• Cultural awareness and proactive mindset
• Certification in agile such as SAFe, PMI-ACP or CSM preferred
• Experience in the highly regulated industry
• Experience in managing projects with external vendors
• Experience in healthcare software systems


Your soft skills:

  • Collaborative attitude with the willingness to work with global peers and cross-functional teams toward company and department goals
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team player in a consulting environment


Location:              Zug, Switzerland
Sector:                 Pharmaceutical
Start:                    01/2023
Duration:              12MM+
Ref.Nr.:                 BH 19494


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Due to Swiss work permit restrictions, we can only consider applications from Swiss nationals, EU citizens as well as current work-permit holders for Switzerland.

Ukrainian refugees are welcome, we will support you all the way.

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