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Project Manager in MSAT

As a Project Manager in MSAT, you will contribute to the MSAT team, mainly at the Basel site, and report to the Head of MSAT. In this role, you will coordinate project activities, facilitate seamless collaboration among cross-functional teams, and ensure the execution of initiatives critical to product development and manufacturing process optimization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the MSAT department’s project coordination, internally and externally.

  • Being accountable for the daily progress of the MSAT projects (such as technical transfers, process

    validation, and technical troubleshooting at CMOs).

  • Monitoring project progress and ensuring adherence to timelines and milestones; proactive

    follow-up on individual and project commitments.

  • Identifying and mitigating risks that may impact project outcomes or timelines.

  • Being responsible for leading successful project-related meetings.

  • Facilitating communication and collaboration among team members to ensure alignment with

    project goals.

  • Providing detailed project updates to internal stakeholders and/or management team members .

  • Establishing and maintaining reports, purchase orders, invoices, internal and external follow-up of


  • Optimizing ways and tools for the overall project management process.

  • Supporting the MSAT team members by:

o Keeping projects on track.
o Documenting the progress of the projects (e.g., time schedules, action trackers, minutes,

Gantt charts).
o Archiving and classification of MSAT-related documents (paper-based or electronic). o Contributing to department budget-tracking tasks.

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Your Profile

  • University degree - Master in Life Sciences (e.g., chemistry, pharmacy, biotechnology, etc.)

  • At least three years of proven experience in an operational GMP pharmaceutical environment (QC

    environment, Manufacturing of finished products, or R&D) is mandatory.

  • A good level of understanding of GMP guidelines is an essential asset for the position.

  • Proven track record in Pharmaceutical project management, coordination, or leading.

  • The successful candidate must propose significant proactivity, autonomy, anticipation, and

    advocacy for project interests.

  • Respecting cultural differences and sensitivities and developing good relationships with

    stakeholders of different backgrounds is a must.

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously: analytical thinking and organization skills are

    part of your key strengths.

  • You are ready to travel (up to +/- 15% Travel time).

  • You have an excellent command of IT tools, including MS Office, MS Projects, and other project

    management tools.

  • You have a high degree of relational and professional ethics and integrity.

  • English is a must, German and French are highly desired, and any other language is a plus.



We Offer

  • A unique opportunity to work daily with highly experienced individuals/teams in a fast-deciding company.

  • Being in a determinant position to advance strategic company interests.

  • A full-time position.

  • Competitive remuneration according to your competencies and commitment.

  • A dynamic and modern work environment aimed at promoting work-life balance.


Ready to take-up a new challenge?


Then please send your complete application dossier to:

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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