Associate Director, Global Risk Manager

Switzerland, Visp

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.

Lonza is expanding its current facilities around the globe and requires professionals to support the growth. Lonza is seeking a Risk Manager to support the SGIE Capital Projects for Lonza’s global facilities and infrastructure. This position will be directly responsible for overseeing risk management reporting of projects through various Project stages.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish  Risk Management detailed guidelines in the frame of the LONZA Global Risk approach

  • Establish an agreed Risk Log across all Projects in SGIE Portfolio

  • Ensure that the risk management process is rolled out consistently across projects and sites

  • Be responsible for training the project control team in the risk log management

  • Facilitate risk management workshop during the initiation phase and collaborate with Estimating Leader to ensure that a robust risk management process is in place before CAR submission

  • Consolidate Risk Log for TOP Risks and establish a reporting template for Program Management

  • Liaise with Project Leads and project Champions to ensure that SGIE reporting and risk log are fully aligned and consistent and transparent communication is in place with Program Management

Key requirements:

  • Solid experience in Project management or Project Control.  Preferable to have experience on large scale projects (above 100Miochf) 

  • Language: Excellent command of English, Other Languages advantageous

  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to conduct analysis of complex/large data sets, draw conclusions accordingly, and prepare and support decisions

  • Experience in working both independently and in a team-oriented environment

  • Able to deal with Ambiguity - can conform to shifting priorities, and demands

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Familiarity with Program Management in Pharma Business    

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: R45123