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IT Agile Project Manager - Basel, Switzerland + Remote

Dear Network,

One of the our client is in need of a Long-term project manager (m/w/x). For this reason, we are looking for a talented professional, who is willing to be a part of this project.

As the position is in Switzerland (not EU) we are only able to work with people who have a European passport OR already a Swiss working permit.

I will be able only to get back if suitable.

General Information:

Start date: asap

End date: initial 3 month assignment

Extension: planned (multi year)

Workload: 100%

Work location: Basel area

Home office: possible on request

Travelling: up to 20%

Tasks & Responsibilities

As a Project Manager, you will assemble, guide, empower and serve the team through excellence in project delivery resulting in value creation for our business and eventually, our patients. You will be responsible for leading a team to deliver project outcomes, products and services in a complex IT environment by selecting the best project delivery method (i.e. Agile principles and practices or Waterfall) that best fit the business needs. Therefore, the Project Manager can take on one, or a combination, of the following roles in a squad, project or program: Program Manager, Project Manager, Squad Lead, Agile Coach or Scrum Master

As part of one or more of those roles, you will be:

Engage with Leadership, both business and IT, to collaborate on the delivery of value at a rate that is sustainable and digestible for the team and business

Ensure promised business value is being earned by leveraging the value creation or value maintenance framework

Orchestrate the formation of a squad and once established, closely interact with the product owner, partners and the development team

Source of skills that are supplied by Pharma Informatics or other Technology partners

Guide the squad on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

Coach the team to learn and adopt agreed ways of working and reacting to potential challenges and questions

Must Haves

Already made experience as Project Manager within a pharmaceutical environment

Has an agile mindset with ability to pivot between roles and approaches based on team needs

Champions Agile principles and practices within the squad and leads by example

Has a strong focus on delivering MVP’s, focused on incremental value rather than perfection.

Has strong soft skills typically required in stakeholder engagement (empowering people, influencing, negotiation, conflict management)

Exhibits servant leadership style towards the product owner, scrum master, development team and the wider organization

If this outstanding opportunity sounds interesting for you, do not hesitate to contact me for more details or send me your CV. Or if you know someone is looking for a new opportunity to grow please let him know.

Looking forward to your contact request. 

All best,


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