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Danaher Corporation Associate Senior Project Manager (m/f/d) in Eysins, Switzerland

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are looking for an Associate Senior Project Manager to work within our global Project Management Office (PMO) in R&D within the Cell and Gene Therapy business. Do you have a passion for managing projects which will influence the future of medical technologies? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to define, plan, optimize and execute project scope, goals, deliverables, schedules, resource allocation, and budgets of product development projects

  • Lead cross-functional teams to effectively deliver projects on time and within budget

  • Work closely with clients, suppliers, and internal teams across different locations to proactively anticipate challenges, coordinate project timelines, and facilitate decision making

  • Identify, evaluate, and manage project risks and issues leveraging the appropriate resources within and/or outside the department

  • Communicate across functional departments, and provide periodic stakeholder communications, and escalate concerns and issues as necessary

  • Maintain organizational standards of performance, while ensuring compliance with QMS requirements, product lifecycle process, Finance, Legal, Sourcing, EHS, and other functional support processes

  • Identify and share best practices of application of tools and ways of working to drive continuous improvements

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, software, systems, industrial, biomedical, or related discipline)

  • 5+ years project leadership/management experience within product development, manufacturing or research environment, preferable in the healthcare industry or other highly regulated industry

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams, and drive projects to completion on time and within budget, while satisfying quality and performance requirements

  • Experience of end-to-end project management within product lifecycle process

  • Proficient in project management principles (e.g., planning, resource allocation, cost estimation, risk analysis, communication) and project management tools. Professional Project Management certification is an asset (e.g. PMI)

  • Familiarity and experience of FDA, ISO regulations and guidelines

  • Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder communication in a matrix organization, and to collaborate with diverse and global cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated experience of working closely with clients and suppliers to deliver results

  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision makers

  • Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast pace environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluent in English

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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