Senior Project Manager Architecture & Software Engineering

Senior Project Manager Architecture & Software Engineering

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical
  • Temporary full time
  • Reference : INT-026920
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  • Region Basel
  • Type of contract Temporary full time
  • Sector of activity Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical


As a preferred supplier for Roche Basel, we are looking for an individual as

Senior Project Manager Architecture & Software Engineering

(contract for 6 months, with possible extension). The earliest start date is within 3 months.  

Description of the mission

  • Leading a Scrum team for meeting timelines and deliverables according to the Definition of Done, providing coaching and work direction
  • Support actively good spirit and collaboration within the team and the entire organization
  • Provides technical leadership in the Scrum process
  • Leads the sprint planning and task estimation
  • Continuous evaluation of the sprint progress
  • Organizes and facilitates the sprint presentation
  • Facilitates and leads the sprint retrospective meeting
  • Responsible for removing impediments which affect the team performance
  • Facilitating the continuous improvement of the SCRUM team processes
  • Optionally performs programming tasks including program design, coding, debugging and documentation, following the established procedures and coding guidelines, in adherence to schedule, scope and quality metrics defined for the product.
  • Supporting the system tests
  • Connect with global teams located in USA and work if needed in US time zones

Required profile

  • Min Master Degree or similar in Business Administration or any IT related environment or PMP/PMI or similar Certification 
  • Min. 8-10 years of experience as Project Manager in IT Migration projects or Change Management projects preferred in the pharmaceutical or diagnostic industry
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture environment as a Project Manager 
  • Relevant experience in software/systems engineering and a software development background, preferably in a healthcare company
  • Working and leading in an agile environment with agile teams
  • Leadership experience in a matrix environment for a global project
  • Experience in JIRA and Trello is needed
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Quick learner with the ability to understand complex workflows and develop and validate innovative solutions to address customer needs or to realize market opportunities
  • Good communicator, able to collaborate with stakeholders and customers to explain technology and with the proven ability to take insights from customers and translate them into technical deliverables
  • Proven ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure outcomes
  • Familiarity with the technological trends and their relevance to the healthcare industry. A passionate and decisive business leader. Demonstrating courage, vision and drive to achieve outcomes at the forefront of innovative technological changes

Nice to Haves

  • Advanced certification in common agile frameworks (e.g. PMI-ACP, from Scrum.Org, SAFe, LeSS)
  • Former Roche experience
  • Knowledge and experience with IT / IS governance processes, CSV
  • German is beneficial

Application process

Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


  • Reference INT-026920
  • Published on 20 juin 2022
  • ConsultantMarijke van Engelenburg