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 redefining our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. 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 new directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in how we source and buy raw materials, engineer, and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday, and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation, and create new ways of working. Your 'day to day' As a Manager Strategic Projects, you will support the synchronization between functions, leading and ensuring proper projects management focusing on planning execution in line with Initiative Management (IM) standards. You will work closely with Central and Local Functions to define, implement, and validate the success criteria of each initiative. You will be responsible to implement the governance of Initiative Management focusing in the process streamline and cross collaboration. Furthermore, the coordination of Product Service Team will be under your scope. Product Service Team will be responsible to coordinate new product launches, manufacturing of prototypes and introduction of new materials. The Product Service Team will be responsible for initiating improvements related to processes and products, providing technical or analytical direction to solve quality and/or operational issues while looking for productivity and standardization opportunities. Consistently apply OPEN+ standards of working. More specifically, you will: • Provide guidance and support to Project Engineers and Project Leaders of other department to have a standard approach to Initiative Management and helping them to reach expected project goals in terms of KPI’s. • Guarantee the quality of current and new initiatives via continuously updated methods and qualification standards to introduce new product/processes in line with PMI quality standards, and to deliver expected quality via a competent and adequate qualification process. • Manage feasibility studies, engineering evaluations, planning activities and technology assessments to prepare long and short-term plans to support central functions achieving their objectives in terms of projects delivery. • Ensure the preparation of monthly Capex reports and be pro-active to revise projects execution (inclusion/exclusion) to achieve expected financial targets (hit rate). Review and control the budget with regular spending analysis. • Manage, coach and motivate team members, organize training programs, ensure qualification matrix compliance and delegate appropriate responsibilities to develop personal and technical skills and high performance. Who we're looking for: • University degree in Engineering (Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical) or equivalent. • Seasoned experience in technical/Engineering environment coupled with previous experience in a managerial role. • Seasoned experience in Quality. • Strong project management experience. Formal education in PMP is a plus. • Initiative Management Knowledge is a strong asset. • Effective communicator, problem solver, used to work with multiple partners and deal with ambiguity. • Seasoned experience in leading teams. • Proficiency in French and English. What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here 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 deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team….