Agile Technical R&D Project Manager - SEM

Agile Technical R&D Project Manager - SEM

#15485235 | 24 July, 2020
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Type of position
Required years of experience
6 to 10 years
Required languages
Educational requirements
Required skills
Project management

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients for an Agile Technical R&D Project Manager. This role is permanent position based in Zürich.


Your Role:


  • Report to & support the CTO in the running the various project teams throughout the company in an international environment.
  • Provide support with budget estimation & planning definition of different R&D projects.
  • Develop accurate, comprehensive & regular reporting regarding all R&D projects & available resources.
  • Collaborate with other Project Managers to predict project blockers within the department or in the interphase departments & suggest appropriate solutions.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders & ensure that technical documentation for all R&D projects are complete, maintained & up-to-date (e.g. server, Confluence, etc.).
  • Coordinate with project team leaders in all R&D locations
  • Together with the CTO continuously monitor Product Development Process, identify process blockers & propose improvements.
  • Contribute to product testing definition & execution.
  • Provide administrative support in relation to the Technology Department.


Your Skills & Experience:


  • A technical background with at least 5 years of professional international experience in the Management & Planning of R&D projects in the field of Electronics or Sensors or similar.
  • Skilled & proven experience in Agile Project Management Processes, Strategies & Methods.
  • Expertise & experience in the area of Product Development.
  • Strong experience in working with agile teams.
  • A high sense of personal accountability regarding decision making & supervising R&D teams.
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills & experienced in establishing guidelines in these areas for others.


Your Profile:


  • Completed Master’s Degree in the area of Electronics, Telecommunications or related field.
  • A Certification in Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP, IAPM or similar).
  • Skilled in prioritizing, predicting challenges & proactively overcoming obstacles.
  • Assertive & strong communication skills.
  • An Agile & focused approach to work.
  • Accustomed to working in an innovative & international high-tech environment.
  • Fluent English (spoken & written), German is considered an advantage.


If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word format with some references.

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