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Global IT Project Manager

Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides. With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services. Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see

To strengthen our IT PMO Organisation and ensure the delivery of our IT Project Portfolio we are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager with focus on IT applications.




The IT Project Manager Applications is responsible to successfully execute projects in close collaboration with respective IT and business units, considering quality, time and cost.

This responibiltiy includes but is not limited to:


  • Deliver IT application projects on time, within budget and with high quality
  • Set up a robust project governance structure, define project scope and key objectives in collaboration with project sponsor, steering committee and/or Business Owner
  • Identify all relevant project stakeholders, proactively manage relationships and ensure customer view is reflected in the execution of the project
  • Establish and update project plan, documentation as well as work packages and track the completion of project deliverables, tasks, activities and milestones
  • Manage project team, consisting of Bachem employees and external partners
  • Actively and effectively manage project spending, resources, risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies as well as propose appropriate mitigation actions
  • Ensure transparent and traceable project change management process
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting on project scope, schedule, cost and resources, as well as project risks, issues, action items, and dependencies and develop corrective actions
  • Track monthly status to ensure progress is being made to achieve agreed targets
  • Project communication within project team and to stakeholders as well as provision of a decision base and reports for the various stakeholders
  • Conduct relevant RFPs and participate to vendor selection as needed
  • Responsible for projects up to completion of transition phase, including handover and hypercare
  • Support evaluations of new IT solutions and/or vendors with adequate project management tools
  • Support other IT project managers within the team or in other departments with methodology and best practice to successfully plan, budget and execute IT projects



Bachelor degree in (Business) Information Technology or similar

Training and Certification in PMI or any other equivalent Project Management methodology.



  • Minimum 5 years of IT project management experience in an international company
  • Drive and high energy to solve complex issues at a fast pace
  • Ability to work independently
  • Leadership skills to push projects to completion, using conflict resolution, facilitation, scenario-based analysis, risk management, exceptional communication and project methodology
  • Detail planning capabilities, analytical thinking and strong ability to break large problems in small elements
  • Experience in managing competing priorities
  • English / German language skills: C1 (Advanced / Higher Business) or higher


We offer a fascinating and challenging function in a dynamic environment, which guarantees diversity and versatility. You will be part of a motivated team in a