Commercial Project Manager (all genders)

Posted 03 Nov 2022

Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen - Switzerland

Req Id 257101


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Commercial Project Manager (all genders)


Your role:

You are part of the Commercial Project Management Team. You manage customer facing projects from evaluation to delivery for the development and manufacture of APIs, activated PEGs or synthetic Lipids for mRNA applications, as well as associated services. A focus is to ensure project deliverables are completed on time in full, on budget and to the satisfaction of the customers. You act as a single point of contact between the customer, Process & Analytical Development, Quality Unit, Production, Sales and Marketing. One focus area is on internal coordination of customer enquiries and preparation of proposals in collaboration with the respective internal departments. The other focus area is on project execution. You initialize projects after receipt of purchase order and prepare plans, scopes and deliverable documents including timing/dates. You organize the necessary project team members in conjugation with the appropriate department heads. During the projects, you coordinate project team activities and organize project team meetings. You are responsible for the internal and external project communication, e.g. conference calls, status reports, minutes and updates on specific issues. Your responsibility includes maintaining projects within the scope defined in the proposal and coordinating scope changes with the Sales representative. After completion of projects, you perform project reviews and lessons learned. Continuous improvement is one of your important tasks to enhance customer experience. 


Who you are:

  • University degree in natural sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry). Further education in project management or economics a plus
  • Several years (ideally 3-5) of experience as project manager in a customer-oriented role 
  • Previous experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in working with international clients
  • Business-fluent English and German skills are a must

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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