Project Manager Life Science Engineering & Construction (m/f)


  • Switzerland
  • Pensum 60% - 100%
  • Full-time
  • Permanent

BakerHicks proudly and passionately implements award-winning, efficient and sustainable projects with our clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. BakerHicks has achieved a leading market position thanks to our diverse skills and open company culture.

Your Tasks

Our teams in Switzerland will continually need support in 2023 with our strong project pipeline. Send us your CV, we will get in touch shortly to see which project and what time could be a great fit for you.

  • Delivery of capex projects safely, on budget and to schedule
  • Plan, execute and track the progress of projects through the design phases from inception to handover
  • Ensure key deliverables as per client standards are adhered to
  • Effective communicator on all levels of the organizations involved
  • Establish project objectives in line with project requirements and ensure goals & timelines are achieved
  • Transparently communicate project issues to the team and other stakeholders as applicable, and follow-up with the right skill sets to put best solutions in place on time and within budget
  • Provide direction and vision to the project team
  • Build effective communication between the team, clients and stakeholders
  • Reporting to management on project/schedule/cost including transparent reporting on issues
  • Manage and perform overall proactive quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance etc.)

        Your Profile

        • 10+ years project experience
        • Extensive experience with (large) Pharmaceutical/BioPharma/Life Sciences Projects
        • Full lifecycle Project Management
        • Cost Control and proven experience in meeting cost targets
        • Scheduling and achieving schedules
        • Delivery of projects within a GMP environment
        • Thorough understanding of engineering principles, concepts, industry practices and standards
        • Fluency in English & one of French or German
        • Willingness to travel to project locations in Switzerland and across Europe

        Whether you are looking for a permanent employment, project contract or a freelancing opportunity, we welcome you reaching out to us.

        (Not interested in agency profiles.)

        Traveling activity

        The duration of our projects is usually between 6 and 24 months. Depending on the project and the project phase, the work location is mainly the project location at the customer, although mobile working from home is sometimes possible in consultation with the project management. At BakerHicks you have the opportunity to work with different customers and different technologies. You get to know new cities and are still always at home on weekends.


        • Company Laptop
        • Company Cell Phone
        • Working from home
        • Financial support for Home Office workplace
        • 2 Options for pension fund contracts
        • Flat hierarchies
        • Flexible Working Hours
        • Highest safety standard
        • Allowance for cycling commuters
        • U-Abo for commuters
        • Full access to LinkedIn Learning
        • Worldwide travel insurance
        • Part-time possibility
        • Possibility of unpaid leave
        • Full payment in case of sick leave until the 30th day
        • Complimentary accident insurance
        • Employee referral programm
        • 25 vacation days
        • Overtime hours can be fully compensated
        • Opportunities for international projects
        • Comprehensive expense reimbursement policy

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        Christoph Stöger
        Recruiting Manager - Basel

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