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Biomarker Operational Project Manager

Switzerland, Switzerland

  • Salary: 90 CHF / hour
  • Job type: Interim/Contract
  • Posted: 22/01/2019
  • Contact name: James Inwood
  • Contact number: 01892 612612
  • Ref: 3975

Job description

Hobson Prior is seeking a Biomarker Operations Project Manager for a position based in Basel, Switzerland. This is an excellent opportunity to join a multinational healthcare company.

Biomarker Operations Project Manager – Basel, Switzerland

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the timely and efficient delivery of all biomarker operational aspects of studies within the oncology therapeutic area through all phases
  • Provide biomarker operational expertise and guidance to one or more cross-functional global Study Management Teams (SMTs)
  • Manage the lifecycle of biomarker samples, planning, coordinating and overseeing all operational activities
  • Execute biomarker operational studies, working closely with biomarker scientists and Biomarker Operations Programme Leaders (BOPLs)
  • Oversee the biomarker analysis timelines, budget, risk and quality plans
  • Ensure operational feasibility and delivery, providing clinical biomarker operations expertise
  • Deliver the operational elements of the biomarker management plan

Key Skills

  • Excellent project management skills, preferably with some global vendor management experience
  • Strong critical reasoning skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex problems
  • Highly detail-oriented, with very good planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Professional interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication and influencing skills
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural, geographically diverse team


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences, in a scientific, medical or healthcare subject area
  • Further qualifications would be advantageous, such as a PhD or a project management certification
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a clinical research setting, clinical/diagnostic laboratory or pharmaceutical/biotechnology R&D environment
  • Extensive clinical development experience with evidence of working in teams running clinical studies


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life science recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.