Project Manager Supply Chain Integration

Switzerland, Basel

For Lonza AG in Basel Randstad (Switzerland) AG is looking for a Project Manager Supply Chain (f/m/d). Workingplace is remote.

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Job description:

This role is responsible to develop, manage and drive detailed project plans enabling the global E2E supply chain excellence transformation program objectives and associated business case to be realized in line with expectations. He/she is the go-to person for everything involving the overall program or individual project’s organization, timeline, cost.

  • Strategize, implement, maintain supply chain project initiatives that adhere to agreed BU/cross objectives

  • Co-ordinate people, leads, processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results

  • Provide coaching to project managers and team members

  • Develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement vs. desired objectives & outcomes including change approach and management

  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance for the entire program

  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached

  • Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity

  • Work closely with program sponsor, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives

  • Manage program and project teams for optimal return-on-investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives

  • Develop a detailed program-/ project plan to track progress

  • Identify key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external vendors/consultants

  • Develop and manage budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives

  • Work with other program managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department

  • Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports / escalation for management and stakeholders.

  • Manage the relationship with the sponsor and all stakeholders

  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Key requirements:

  • MSc, Diploma or PhD in Business Administrator, Science, Chemistry or similar Degree in Life science with strong supply chain background 

  • 5+ years in an advanced management / operations role (preference program management experience)

  • Intermediate knowledge in Finance and IT 

  • Masters APICS CPIM professional standards. Certifications Prince2 and MS project

  • Basic SAP knowledge incl. SAP ECC and Planning suite

  • English on a high level, written and spoken is mandatory, German will be an advantage

  • Excellent organizer

  • Ability to communicate effectively and at all levels within an organization 

  • Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles & performance evaluation processes

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R34395
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