We are working with a business who are currently going through a period of strong global investment, they’ve opened a number of new sites across the US, as well as acquiring multiple sites in Europe and in Switzerland. This is your opportunity to be a part of this exciting growth and help shape the future of this great organisation.


  • Project Management 80%.
  • Deliver capital projects on time, within budget and according to specifications and organize and lead project updates to project stakeholders.
  • Responsibility commences with basic design and concludes after complete project closeout with a transition to Head of Operations upon completion of capital project closeout.
  • Project cost, schedule and change management.
  • Responsibility includes active management of EHS at all phases of the project.
  • Line Management 10%.
  • Build, coordinate and manage the project team in a complex environment with multi-stage build-outs and EPCMV contractors, cross-functional, international. The team consists of discipline leads and SMEs and EPCM(V) team members.
  • Line management for the Project team (around 5 direct Lonza employees and contractors.
  • Resource management.
  • Technical 5%.
  • Support the development of systems and tools required for capital management.
  • Other 5%.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Masters or Bachelors degree in Process-, Chemical–, Mechanical- or Bio-Engineering and/or equivalent knowledge.
    • 10+ years experiences in managing large complex CAPEX projects from design through execution and handover in (Bio-) Pharma Industry.
    • A few years of experience with managing EPCM(V) contractor.
    • Extremely good matrix management skills (Operations, SGI, QA, Site leadership etc.).
    • Fluency in English, good German level is preferred.
    • High energy levels with a passion for what you do.
    • Organized and structured, good attention to details.
    • Very driven to solve problems and meet the aligned goals.
    • Ability to adapt to project situations at full speed and solution-oriented decision taking.
    • Demonstrates strong leadership -, communication -, and interpersonal skills particularly in stressful situations.


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