Abbott Project Manager Strategy in Allschwil, Switzerland

Abbott Established Pharma Division (EPD) is looking for a

Project Manager Strategy

for our global Pharma Headquarter based in Allschwil/Basel, Switzerland

The EPD Strategy department is looking for a Project Manager in order to strengthen its capabilities in defining and implementing relevant and impactful strategic initiatives across the Division. The purpose of this role is to execute and manage projects & initiatives driven by the EPD Strategy group.

Primary responsibility:

Developing, managing and executing activities/projects for the end to end rollout within the Pharma Strategy Team, that is reporting to the Executive Vice President EPD.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively take part in ongoing Strategy Projects

  • Perform and lead internal and external business analytics

  • Establish baseline of spend, manufacturing and development mapping – putting this in a system working closely with IT

  • This will include putting together supplier database as well as internal manufacturing capability database.

  • Managing large databases of products in EPD

  • Data collection from various stakeholders across geographies

  • Identify and problem solve for missing pieces

  • Close coordination with IT and other stakeholders

  • Execution of activities and sub-projects with key stakeholders

  • Drive weekly updates and agreed action items

  • Challenge owners to execute action items as per timelines

  • Push execution of decisions regarding projects

  • Ensure and coordinate sound ground work preparation for launch with markets

  • Work with various stakeholders to ensure alignment always

  • Prepare, Discuss and Publish dashboards to stakeholders and leadership on agreed frequency

Dimension of the role:

Overall responsibility for execution across project areas. This is done in a very complex and dynamic environment involving multiple cross functional stakeholders. This includes collection of data, preparing and publishing dashboards, communicating with key stakeholders, P&L work, data analysis, executing of project plans, debottlenecking issues related to projects, stakeholder management in line with business goals, strengths and capabilities.

Minimum Education:

Graduate from a reputed institute; MBA or PhD from a reputed institute highly preferred

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

  • 3-5 years of total experience required, of which at least 2 years in management or strategy consulting with a top tier firm (e.g. McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Strategy& etc.)

  • Prior experience in being part of strategic projects and cross functional teams is a must..

  • Prior experience in pharma / healthcare industry strongly preferred

  • Experience within Operations Projects, TPM and Supply Chain a big plus


  • Project management skills

  • High quality problem solving skills, business acumen, industry knowledge

  • Data analytics and quantitative skills

  • Effective communication and influencing skills

  • Bring in urgency to the tasks at hand

  • Ability to multitask and work within a matrix organization

  • Being adaptable towards new situations and having an out of the box approach

  • Accountability for delivering high quality results

Language requirement: Fluency in English, additional languages are a plus

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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