Achieva Group Ltd

Alliance & Project Manager

CHF85 - CHF92 per hour, Benefits: CHF85 - CHF92 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Sophie Fosh
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Our global pharmaceutical client has a vacancy for Alliance & Project Manager.
Our client is looking for candidates based in Switzerland/ EU.
This is an initial 12-month full time contract.
Alliance & Project Manager will be responsible for preparation and management of complex master project plans and for all reporting obligations for a global, cross-divisional project funded by a government grant. By working closely with the Pharma and Diagnostics development and supporting functions, he/she delivers high-quality alliance and project management support.

Perfect Candidate:
The perfect candidate is someone with a scientific background and minimum 5 years (8 years would be the most appreciated but no more than 12 years of experience) in a similar position. This person should have strong experience with alliance and project management: driving projects with external partners (government and funding initiatives). We are looking for someone with experience in industry (pharma and/or biotech). We need someone with excellent stakeholder management and communication skills to drive projects, be an advocate for the project put forward to the external partner negotiate for funds.

Must haves:
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science or Health care (****).
• Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant similar role (****).
• Scientific background and sound knowledge of drug development from early discovery to end of life cycle (pharma or biotech experience) (****).
Extensive alliance or project management experience, preferably in pharmaceutical product development or other healthcare-related field (****).
• Experience with project management disciplines, methodology, tools and project management reporting elements for projects funded by external grants and contracts (****).
• Excellent stakeholder management (C-level) and ability to effectively collaborate across global organisations, build consensus, and manage conflict in challenging or difficult situations.
• Strong experience in the preparation of master project plans and the preparation of complex project reports.
• Outstanding strategic and operational management skills with the ability to develop and present sound proposals and recommendations with high-quality.
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Exceptional organisational & time management skills: proven ability to manage complex objectives and goals to an effective and efficient conclusion.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to lead and develop project teams of diverse expertise on both a direct and matrix basis to achieve organisational objectives.
• Able to work effectively across cultures.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including fluency in written and verbal English.

Nice to haves:
• Advanced degree (PhD, MBA and/or MD).
• Experience in managing projects funded by government grants.
• Experience in the infectious diseases health care landscape.

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