Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Manager Strategic Planning – Neuchatel, Switzerland 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 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 and beyond nicotine future. Your ‘day to day’ As a Manager Strategic Planning, you will lead development, deployment and communication of Corporate Quality strategy, keep abreast of quality management trends, assess associated implications and ensure strategic adoption, engage with decision makers to establish alignment and fit with company strategies, ensure systematic tracking of results delivery against Quality Strategy and targets. More specifically, you'll • Lead the strategy definition process engaging with Quality leadership teams, and decision makers to establish alignment and strategic corporate fit. Contribute to definition and implementation of company-wide strategies to drive quality, cost-effectiveness, competitiveness and compliance of systems and processes. • Communicate and deploy Quality strategy internally and align across PMI functions to ensure understanding. Build effective networks relationship across the business to achieve support in driving Quality strategic agenda. Design and coordinates internal communication to ensure understanding and support to achieve common goals. • Drive development of master plans to ensure alignment of initiatives and objectives with overall strategy. Create line of sight between individual contribution and Corporate Quality goals. Coordinate prioritization with management team regularly to ensure allocation of resources on the right priorities accordingly. • Define and implement relevant tracking / reporting, metrics and review mechanisms to track results delivery systematically. Identify and address performance gaps in a timely manner. • Scan horizon to identify quality management trends, associated implications, and ensure strategic adoption to drive continuous improvement. • Provide business risk/benefit analysis and insights backed by data to support decision making and prioritization process and ensure that projects meet long term strategies. • Coordinate leadership team drumbeat securing inputs from functional areas. Develop and coordinate presentations and materials needed for internal and external engagements or meetings. Who we’re looking for • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences areas, Engineering, Business Management, specialization in Quality Management a plus. • Substantial experience in quality management / planning / R&D. Experience in Strategy development / deployment would be a plus. • Strong strategic / critical thinking, problem solving and analytics capabilities. Ability to connect with, mobilize and influence stakeholders. Self-driven, curious, and solution focused. • Demonstrated project/program management skills. • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills. • Proficient in English, both written and spoken. What we offer Our success depends on the people 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: a smoke-free future. #LIJobs