Technical Project Analyst

Switzerland, Basel

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Technical Project Analyst, DPS.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain proactive contact with customers in consultation with project management rules

  • Support proposals team during early discussions concerning potential new projects

  • Lead customer communication and project management after deal closure

  • Ensure Customer satisfaction throughout the life cycle of the program in a shared relationship management with Sales

  • Responsible for analyzing project profitability and cost as well as tracking timelines (e.g. cost control, invoicing, timely securing of future POs, production forecast updates, etc.)

  • Execute program relevant sections of the Sales & Operations Planning process as well as responsible for delivering to local S&OP and related demand planning

  • Prepare amendments and/or scope changes to ongoing projects in conjunction with proposals team

  • Define lean process and information flow (e.g. proposals measurement system analysis (MSA), statements of work, amendments, resource planning, overviews for stakeholders, etc.)

  • Manage project risk and preparation of applicable risk mitigation plans

Key requirements:

  • Degree in Life science with strong commercial background

  • Commercial and financial acumen with a strong understanding of the cost of failure

  • Strong numeracy, statistical and reporting skills with the ability to analyze, interpret and manage information, data and trends

  • Strong Program Management background and strong established and working business network

  • Strong PC skills with knowledge of Microsoft products (Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word, MS project) and ability to learn new software packages

  • Basic knowledge of VBA programming is a plus.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R28008