Project Manager Logistics Operation Optimization (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

Randstad Inhouse Services is looking for a Project Manager LOOP (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%) in Visp. This is a temporary position for 12 months.

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there’s no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day to day responsibility for project; manages overall delivery of tasks and resources from Lonza; logs risks and issues, reports regular progress against agreed measures. 

  • Responsible for planning, developing, delivering, and tracking change management deliverables including communications, stakeholder engagement, change impact assessment (CIA), organizational readiness analysis, coaching, resistance management, and change reinforcement

  • Main point of contact for the internal and external project team and  works hand in hand with the external Project Manager 

  • Co-ordinates Project Board Meetings and phase sign-offs (acceptance criteria) with the business. 

  • Responsible for the communications plan for the project  

  • Perform other duties that are aligned with the incumbent’s skills, experience and competencies as assigned. These other duties can’t compromise the employee’s wellbeing and workload.

Key requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Project Management, SCM, Logistics

  • Extensive relevant experience in managing Logistics projects and interacting with Logistic Service Providers

  • Relevant experience within the Pharma industry and its Supply Chain and managing according stakeholders

  • Proven track record of leading/implementing Supply Chain improvement projects

  • Business fluent German and English required

  • Extraordinary Stakeholder Management, Negotiation Skills

  • Ability to simplify complex context

  • People Management Experience with and without formal authority 

  • Business Acumen and understanding how SCM is linked to other functions like QA, Commercial, etc; Understanding how Logistic Service Providers work

  • Basic understanding of EDI Interfaces

  • Experience to work and influence decisions in a matrix organization

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For Lonza, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How they achieve their business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, they respect and protect their people and their environment. Any success Lonza achieves 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, Lonza offers the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R46216