Senior Manager Life Cycle Project Management

  1. Permanent
  1. Regulatory Affairs

Hobson Prior are working with a world-wide healthcare organisation whose products and services are used to help care for patients who are critically ill. Our client is looking for a Senior Manager Life Cycle Project Management to join them on a permanent basis in Nyon, Switzerland.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Life Cycle and Insourcing activities for the FKSBS Biosimilar portfolio.
  • Manage LCM and Insourcing meetings.
  • Ensure visibility of plans and changes of all LCM and Insourcing activities.
  • Ensure detailed timelines and budgets are established and respected through negotiation with project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with functions leads (RDMS, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, IP, Sites functions) to ensure timely execution of work packages.
  • Establish & manage LCM and insourcing documentation (work-package reports, minutes of internal and external meetings, risk assessments).
  • You will support functions in defining the LCM and insourcing strategy and related stakeholder management.
  • You will support the organization in the setup of LCM activities with external partners (SoWs, budgets, SME review).
  • To act as point of contact for Insourcing & LCM activities.
  • Manage LCM budget (actuals, accruals, forecast, short- & long-term planning).
  • To work in close collaboration with the controller.
  • Challenge team members on their functional project activities to ensure efficient and cost conscientious development.
  • Provide LCM and Insourcing teams with early warnings on possible budget variances. In case of major variations inform team according to established governance guidelines.

Key Skills:

  • Robust project management skills and master state-of-the-art multi-projects & program management tools & techniques.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, customer orientation, problem analysis and solving, results-oriented, teamwork-oriented.


  • BSc, MSc, PhD or equivalent in biochemical engineering, biochemistry, biology, pharmacy or related discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant biologics R&D and/or CMC experience in a Pharma/Biotech industrial setting.
  • Familiarity with current GMP guidelines.
  • Some knowledge and/or exposure to regulatory requirements and submissions (IMPD/IND/BLA) and quality requirements from the industry (GMP; FDA; ICH).
  • Experience with managing and overseeing a budget.
  • Practical experience or theoretical knowledge in some of these fields would be a strong asset: process development, analytics, technology transfer, process scale up, process validation, GMP manufacturing in the Biotech industry.
  • Fluent English is required; French is an admirable.
  • Experience in biosimilar development and/or commercialization is a plus.

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