Our global pharmaceutical client, based in central Switzerland, is currently undertaking a new build project of a high-spec, automated facility of the future. They are building the project team and need experienced and confident individuals to support.
Location: Central Switzerland.
Duration: 12 months.
Review and manage the project schedule for the large-value CAPEX project.
Interface and align with key Service Providers of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management.
Be able to understand the challenges which engineering teams are facing during the several engineering phases.
Manage all discipline components of schedules (as required) and set the main schedule drivers, timelines and deliverables.
Evaluate schedules supplied by contractors and/or suppliers.
Supporting Project Manager and Project Team in achieving project deliverables on time and within budget.
Supports the Project Team to determine and mitigate Risks by performing assessments.
Supports the Project Team by providing regulars reports covering the overall schedule; measurement against targets, and schedule variances; resource planning; Subcontractors schedule requirements; critical path analysis; variance analysis.
Develop close working relationships with Projects Manager and Project Staff
Previous experience as a project scheduler for a new build project in the pharmaceutical industry is required.
Previous projects experience should be for CAPEX values in excess of €500 million.
Proven project and schedule management excellence demonstrated over multiple assignments.
This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Pharmaceutical product development, manufacturing facilities and plant operations are highly desirable.
Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to support a high performing group of technical professionals.
SME in respect to schedule software like MS Projects.
Fluent German language skills essential, some English language knowledge required.