Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health
We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.
Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services – the pots, pans, soups and sauces – they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.
We are looking for a Project Manager (m/f/d) to work within our expert Project/Program Management team in R&D within the Cell and Gene Therapy business. The Project Manager will work with a cross-functional multidisciplinary team spanning over multiple global sites. Do you have a passion for project and program management? Then we would love to hear from you.
What you’ll do
Drive execution of product care and sustaining engineering projects
Lead cross-functional project activities and partner with internal and external stakeholders
Define project scope, goals, specifications, resource requirements and establish project plans
Manage customer critical-to-quality (CTQ) objectives, regulatory requirements, schedules, budget and project risks, and facilitate cross-functional decision making to deliver effective and timely improvements to existing products and processes
Work closely with R&D, Product Management, Supply Chain, Regulatory, Quality, Suppliers and CMOs to resolve issues, and ensure seamless production and maintenance of quality and compliance
Provide periodic stakeholder communications and escalate concerns and issues as necessary
Help structure ways of working within project management team, ensuring accurate reporting, resource allocation and execution to deliver results on time and within budget
Ensure compliance with ISO 13485 and/or ISO 9001 standards and other QMS requirements
Who you are
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or related Engineering/ Science discipline
5+ years project leadership/management experience within product development, product care, manufacturing or a research environment, ideally in the healthcare industry, or other highly regulated industry
Well-founded understanding of equipment system engineering disciplines
Project management experience to set up/transfer manufacturing process including documentation, qualification, verification and validation
Direct experience of collaborating with suppliers, manufacturing and sourcing teams to resolve product issues
Familiarity with ISO, FDA and/or other regulatory standards
Demonstrated competency in providing leadership and direction to global and cross-functional program aspects and resources
Demonstrated execution at meeting project goals while satisfying quality, performance, schedule and budget requirements
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Fast learner, willingness to adapt to and adopt new tools
Willing to travel up to 10% between global and supplier sites
Fluent in French and English
Additional Eligibility Requirement
Cytiva will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the Switzerland for this opening
Willing to work in our Eysins, Switzerland facility full-time
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background
Who we are
Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.
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Cytiva is global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.
Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.