Senior Project Leader in Zuchwil

  • Salary: 80 CHF per hour
  • REF Number: 00043820
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 01438 842962
  • Date Published: 02.11.2018
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: Central Switzerland
  • Discipline: Technical - Validation, Technical - Electrical Engineer, Technical - Maintenance Engineer, Technical - Chemical Engineer

Sr. Project Leader - Strategy & Deployment / Engineering Science & Technology - Zuchwil

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Senior Project Leader, who will be responsible leading for the Strategy & Deployment projects for the Engineering, Science & Technology organization. The role will be with a global medical device company based in Zuchwil. This role is offered on a contract basis until December 2019.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Work with global/regional program leaders to manage all project activities in their field of responsibility
  • Design project plans and execute projects based on those plans
  • Determine resource requirements and priorities for a given project and communicate these requirements to management in a regular and timely fashion
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion
  • Monitor progress of all major tasks/ milestones through to completion with all project team members and other assigned owners to maintain accurate visibility of project status
  • Forecasts, plan, track and report on project budget status
  • Report/ escalate any slippage that impacts the planned deployment dates

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Identify the critical path and work with team pull in / maintain completion dates
  • Stand in for Program leaders when required
  • Develop / maintain full-scale project plans and associated communication documents

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Higher education in Industrial- or Mechanical - or Process Engineering
  • Project Management training/certification - e.g. FPX, Diploma, Masters, PMP, Prince, etc.- Lean/Six Sigma certificate and experience (process optimization/change management)
  • Previous experience within a related business / technical environment as well as experience in project management role
  • Background in Medical Device, high tech or regulated industry is preferred

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global Medical Device company.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 041 7276793 or email Please quote reference QLS43820 in all correspondence.

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