Long-term Senior Project Manager for Pharma Informatics

Long-term Senior Project Manager for Pharma Informatics

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical
  • Temporary full time
  • Reference : INT-031886
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  • Region Basel
  • Type of contract Temporary full time
  • Sector of activity Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical


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

Long-term Senior Project Manager for Pharma Informatics

(contract for initial 3 month assignment (as described), with possible extension). The earliest start date is as soon as possible. Remote will be possible on request.

Description of the mission

  • As a Project Manager, you will assemble, guide, empower and serve the team through excellence in project delivery resulting in value creation for our business and eventually, our patients.
  • You will be responsible for leading a team to deliver project outcomes, products and services in a complex IT environment by selecting the best project delivery method (i.e. Agile principles and practices or Waterfall) that best fit the business needs.
  • Therefore, the Project Manager can take on one, or a combination, of the following roles in a squad, project or program: Program Manager, Project Manager, Squad Lead, Agile Coach or Scrum Master
  • Engage with Leadership, both business and IT, to collaborate on the delivery of value at a rate that is sustainable and digestible for the team and business
  • Ensure promised business value is being earned by leveraging the value creation or value maintenance framework
  • Orchestrate the formation of a squad and once established, closely interact with the product owner, partners and the development team
  • Source of skills that are supplied by Pharma Informatics or other Technology partners
  • Guide the squad on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Coach the team to learn and adopt agreed ways of working and reacting to potential challenges and questions

Required profile

  • Has an agile mindset with ability to pivot between roles and approaches based on team needs
  • Champions Agile principles and practices within the squad and leads by example
  • Has a strong focus on delivering MVP's, focused on incremental value rather than perfection.
  • Has strong soft skills typically required in stakeholder engagement (empowering people, influencing, negotiation, conflict management)
  • Exhibits servant leadership style towards the product owner, scrum master, development team and the wider organization
  • English (mandatory), German is a plus
  • Project Management (PMP)
  • Scrum-Master (SM)
  • Product-Owner (PO)
  • Organizational Change Management (ProSci)
  • Practical: Agile Organizations & Teams
  • Practical: Agile Organizations or Teams
  • Theoretical: Agile Organizations & Teams
  • Theoretical: Agile Organizations or Teams
  • Experience in leading virtual teams
  • Experience in computerized system validation
  • Experience with tools like smartsheet, trello, JIRA
  • Experience with gSuite (gSheets, gSlides, gDocs, gDrive, gChat & hangouts, gSites, g+, ...)

    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-031886
    • Published on 3 août 2022
    • ConsultantMarijke van Engelenburg