Neuchatel, Switzerland





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity! So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life! You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your 'day to day' As a Senior Innovation & Alliances Engineer you will deliver business cases, innovation tools, capabilities, methodologies, best practices and processes to enable innovation execution in close partnership with S&PD. More specifically, you'll • Enable contractual partnering completion together with S&PD, procurement and legal as needed. • Support operational aspects of key partnerships. • Ensure local infrastructure/capability build up (incubators, prototyping labs). • Manage and further build local ecosystem of partner network such as universities, research institutes and startup. • Organize events to foster exchanges (e.g. boot camps, tech colliders, cross industry spaces). • Lead projects leveraging innovation methodologies to generate new innovation ideas and concepts. • Coordinate acquisition and development of scouting, knowledge management and value creation tools. • Ensure local infrastructure and capability build up and support operational aspects of key partnerships. Who we're looking for • University degree in an engineering or science field • Significant experience in business partnership, innovation and business development • Out of the box thinker to craft practical solutions to financial, legal and operational needs of the core team. • Strong problem solving and organizational capabilities coupled with a collaborative mindset. • Quick and committed learner with a pragmatic, creative and autonomous mindset • Proficient in English, both written and spoken What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers