Marketing Excellence and Project Management Lead

Switzerland, Basel

At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions (MCS) and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services (SCS) business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 21 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

LSI is looking for a Marketing Excellence and Project Management Lead supporting our MCS division located in Basel, Switzerland.

You establish policies and governance in all aspects of the marketing process and drive the improvement of defined marketing framework and tools. You are the process owner of the campaigns, coordinating the planning implementation, monitoring and reporting all MCS marketing campaigns.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create a marketing framework, together with the Project Management Head, for the MCS business for use across all regions

  • Drive improvements and best practice in marketing by developing and implementing best in class processes and tools

  • Monitor, drive and support marketing projects and campaigns globally to ensure teams are held accountable for success

  • Ensure a seamless launch process from innovation pipeline tool to (SFDC) with efficient campaign management

  • Implement key marketing reporting mechanisms, including dashboards  to provide key stakeholders and management with insights for better campaign steering

  • Lead campaign management and provide guidance on governance and roadmap development across all regions

  • Continuous to improve and embed the Challenger sales processes into the organization

  • Responsible for develop, implement and sustain the lead management process

  • Chair of the SFDC governance meeting keeping alignment on the process and support knowledge transfer

  • Lead various marketing excellence and improvement projects

  • Proactively work with Marketing and sales team to continuously improve our marketing excellence process

  • Ensure SFDC data quality, improve tools and reports by working with internal teams responsible for respective datasets

Key requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field required – MBA is preferred

  • Expert in the marketing process with significant experience in marketing excellence roles

  • Skilled at influencing across non-reporting teams with an ability to encourage and leverage collaboration across regions

  • Experienced project manager

  • Adept at navigating and succeeding in a complex matrix environment

  • Skilled communicator with the ability to build strong working relationships with cross-functional teams within the business

  • Culturally sensitive having had a wide-ranging career with global reach

  • Proven ability to influence key senior decision-makers and drive change

  • Driver of performance excellence and continuous improvement

  • Strong analytical skills and data driven approach to problem-solving

  • A thought-partner, not afraid to challenge the status quo.

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Reference: R30597