Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company, headquartered in the heart of the life sciences hub of Basel, Switzerland.
We are an innovative and multinational team of 225 employees worldwide and committed to discovering, developing and bringing to market medicines that make a clear difference to the lives of patients. Our activities are focused on the therapeutic areas of oncology and anti-infectives, with two commercialized drugs in our portfolio (Cresemba® and Zevtera®).
For our R&D Projects in our Development Department we are looking for an experienced

Project Leader Oncology (m/f) 

Your tasks

  • Leading cross-functional Core Project Team(s) striving to progress early clinical phase (or preIND) projects into Phase 1, Phase 2 and beyond (on time and on budget)
  • Ensure excellent communication and collaboration lines with and between key stakeholders (especially preclinical lead, research lead and clinical lead)
  • Ensure that Projects are managed according to internal and external regulations
  • Develop, maintain and keep up-to-date integrated project plans
  • Plan and schedule project timelines, milestones and critical path activities including managing project budgets as appropriate
  • Responsible for development of contingency and risk management plans commensurate with project phase
  • Engage with key project stakeholders and ensure an effective working relationship
  • Managing day-to-day collaboration with business partners, and ensure compliance with contractual obligations

Your profile

  • MSC or PhD in Science or Biology or equivalent with significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a Project Leader or Project Manager
  • Excellent communication skills at different levels
  • Experience in oncology, preferably in early stage
  • Experience managing cross-functional project teams for development projects
  • Familiar with managing budgets and timelines as well in developing project plans as presenting status updates to internal audiences
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with proactive, critical analysis of problems, taking appropriate actions for resolution
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, build teams and to positively resolve or find solutions to issues and challenges

Basilea is committed to putting people first. In addition to competitive remuneration, we offer the opportunity to work on inspiring, cross-functional projects in an engaging working environment. We strongly believe that every employee can make an impact and is vital to our success.
If you wish to become part of a company that strives to make a difference to the lives of patients worldwide, we are looking forward to receiving your application via our careers portal.
Additional information can be found on our website