Program Manager Supply Chain Integration

Switzerland, Basel

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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.

In this dynamic and global role, you will be responsible to develop, manage and drive detailed project plans enabling the global End-to-End supply chain excellence transformation program objectives and associated business case to be realized in line with expectations. You will be the go-to person for everything involving the overall program or individual project’s organization, timeline, cost.

Key responsibilities:

  • Strategize, implement, maintain supply chain project initiatives that adhere to agreed BU/cross objectives

  • Co-ordinate people, leads, processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results

  • Provide coaching to project managers and team members

  • Develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement vs. desired objectives & outcomes including change approach and management

  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance for the entire program

  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity 

Key requirements:

  • Relevant experience in an advanced management / operations role, program management experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field

  • SAP knowledge incl. SAP ECC and Planning suite

  • Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles & performance evaluation processes

  • Good working understanding of Microsoft tools: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint

  • Solid knowledge in Finance and IT

  • Exceptional leadership skills with strong ability to communicate effectively and at all levels within an organization

  • Excellent organizer and fast thinker with ability to see the bigger picture

  • Results-driven and proactive with ability to approach task with an innovative mind set

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: R42556