Project Director - Life Sciences
Turner & Townsend
Zürich, Switzerland
vor 1 Tg.

Company Description

Turner & Townsend works with the biggest brands involved in the Life Sciences sector, as well as emerging and developing companies.

We are active in the pharmaceuticals, medical devices, agribusiness, food science, and healthcare consumables markets. This includes successful participation in European and global frameworks.

Our success in this industry has allowed us to gather strong comparative data, providing insights on how properties are used and the value they can provide to our clients’ businesses.

With access to our data, clients can make informed decisions about changes to their portfolio. As more projects are outsourced, Turner & Townsend provide an independent view of projects involving multiple contractors and suppliers, and help our clients remain informed about progress against project aims.

We offer a tailored approach, shaping our programme, project and portfolio management services to meet each client’s individual needs.

  • The services we provide our clients include : Programme management; Project controls; Schedule management; Procurement and supply chain management;
  • Commercial management and estimating; Project management; Due diligence / project assurance; Design management; Lean consulting and operational excellence.

    The Role

    In order to take our Life Sciences sector to the next level we are now looking to supplement our collaborative network with a proven Subject Matter Expert.

    As a Project Director, the primary focus will be setting-up of our client’s large CAPEX investment projects for success.

    As such, the candidate will be a well-rounded professional with experience in leading a project team, working within a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), setting a realistic integrated baseline and embedding a reporting / update process to measure and communicate performance effectively.

    As someone experienced in collaborative working and integrated project delivery, the candidate will have an industry leading approach to embedding the above services within the Life Science sector, particularly in Project Controls and Project / Programme management.

    In this role, the individual will be providing expert guidance to our European Life Science (client) leads, spearheading communication with existing networks / potential clients and supporting proposals.

    The candidate will also play a lead role in developing best practices and establishing a centre of excellence’ for Life Sciences, actively participating on work groups with the need for the specialized knowledge.

    The Person

    The Project Director will have a proven track record of delivering Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and / or Bio Tech construction projects and programmes.

    We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and delivery focussed, who will be driven by the goal of establishing Turner & Townsend as the #1 consultancy for Life Sciences projects across Europe.

    As a SME, you will be working with the Life Science Leads to secure >

    20% annual growth, partly enabled by your strong network within the Life Sciences sector at a client and supply chain level.

    You will need to be fully mobile as this position will require extensive and continued travel to European offices and client sites.

    Due to the nature of this role and the extensive travel requirements, we are open to discussion on where this role will be based but anticipate that this could be London, Amsterdam, Zurich, Stockholm, or Munich.

    Candidates will be strong communicators in English, and French / German / Dutch language skills would be advantageous.

    Additional Information

    Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

    We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

    Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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