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Project Manager Plan-les-Ouates Switzerland,  

Posted on : 27 March 2017

Project Description

Novimmune SA is a drug discovery and development company located in Plan-les-Ouates and Basel, Switzerland, that focuses on developing therapeutic monoclonal antibodies for inflammatory diseases and immune-related disorders. The pipeline is a balance of preclinical and clinical compounds, specific for clinically validated and novel targets. Each of these portfolio products has the potential of becoming a medicine for multiple medical conditions due to the intrinsic mechanism of action. Five of these compounds are currently in early clinical development with the three most advanced in clinical Phase II. The company has also been purposefully targeting a number of orphan drug indications, with the express hope of eventually providing safe and effective treatment options to some of the often neglected populations suffering from rare diseases. Novimmune is seeking a Project Manager, based in Basel. The Project Manager is an individual contributor to the project strategy and guides the project core and sub-teams to deliver on project deliverables. Key Responsibilities: Manage and facilitate project team meetings and cross-functional communication, ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders; Responsible for project team meeting agenda preparation, meeting organization, and generation of minutes; Play a key role in the development and management of project timelines, priorities, risks, budget and resources in order to create and maintain reliable plans for ongoing projects; Establish and maintain integrated project schedules to enable accurate project timelines and financial aspects analyses, and ensure accurate functional input provision into business planning processes; Oversee project team budget including resources and costs, in collaboration with Finance; Partner with project team members to manage any identified project timeline and/or deliverable risks; Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for streamlining team and business processes. Education / Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a scientific discipline. Advanced degree preferred; PMP (Project Management certification) or equivalent is a plus; 5-7 years of relevant experience in project management of cross-functional projects in a scientific environment; Multi-disciplinary knowledge of the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry is required; Demonstrated analytical, planning, problem solving and organizational skills; Exceptional attention to detail, and ability to consolidate complex information in a simple way; Ability to plan and oversee project budgets; Strong experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external project stakeholders; Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders; Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization with geographically dispersed teams; Strong interpersonal skills to influence without formal authority to accomplish work and ensure optimal team performance; Proficiency with common project management practices, methodology and tools such as MS Project is required; Additional requirements : Excellent computer skills including MS Office and advanced Excel competency; Excellent communication and presentation skills in English Ability to moderately travel (2-3 times per month) Swiss resident or EU national Interested applicants should send their CV, motivation letter, copies of diplomas and work certificates in English to with a reference to the following job code in the subject line: PM-2. For more information on Novimmune’s activities please refer to our website:


1228 Plan Les Ouates Geneva – Switzerland

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