Engineering Project Manager in Bern

Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
jetzt bewerben

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Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 55 50
jetzt bewerben


Randstad Professionals is currently looking for an Engineering Project Manager who will be assigned an interesting challenge for a major client based in Bern. 

This contract is an unique opportunity to join a major client, global group focusing on the Healthcare sector  (Medical device, Pharma/vaccines, Consumer health).

The initial assignment will start immediately and will last until December 2018.There are numerous substreams for this main programm which will last until 2020.


Engineering Project Manager (German speaker)

Aim of the position

Leading and executing engineering work packages for several projects in the vaccines production at the Berne site within budget, in time and agreed requirements


Tasks and Responsibilities

Provides or coordinates project management services for engineering and facility projects

• Delivers project End-to-End, i.e. from shaping the idea, through capital appropriation, various design stages and subsequent execution as well as commissioning or qualification and final handover to the user

• Applies state-of-the-art Project Management Standards

• Provides subject matter or process expertise.

• Uses technical knowledge of equipment and facilities maintenance systems as well as calibration standards, tooling processes and documentation control systems in a regulated manufacturing environment

• Establishes a high performing team to deliver defined scope

• Prepare routine status and progress reports

• Lead the specification of functional and technical requirements and supports Procurement in negotiations with contractors and vendors

• Establishes effective project planning and cost control (incl. hours)

• Leads lesson learned workshops and fosters organizational learning


Leadship tasks and personality aspects

• Hands-on mentality, intrinsically motivated, excellent coordinator

• Organise and direct multi-disciplinary teams effectively towards the project goal

• Insure a safe working environment, esp. during construction and installation phases acc. to local EHS&S Guidelines

• Supervise construction and machine installation

• Ability to communicate effectively and unambiguously toward team, management, and suppliers

• Communicates with all stakeholders and especially users regarding needs and leads the development of the user requirements specification.

• Identifies shortfalls in affiliate resources and manages accordingly to safeguard project success.

• Interfaces daily with site technical functions throughout project implementation.



• Responsible staying within assigned project budgets and timelines as well as defined deliverables

• Project-related supervision on GMP, EHS and SOx-compliance matters


Master degree or advanced diploma in pharmaceutical or related engineering studies (mechanical, chemical engineer etc.)

• Track record of at least eight years experience in the biotechnology, pharma, food or nuclear industry, with proven experience in the engineering field

• Project Management Certification prefered

• Knowledge of cGMP regulations pertaining to operation and maintenance of machinery and facilities

• Fluent in English and German is a must



• Track record of delivering investment projects in the highly regulated industry

• Showing leadership in managing multi-disciplinary organizations and motivating project members