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Global Lead for Cost Estimating and Benchmarking in CoE PM

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Global Lead for Cost Estimating and Benchmarking in CoE PM

Global Lead for Cost Estimating and Benchmarking in CoE PM

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
California, South San Francisco

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As Global Lead for Cost Estimating and Benchmarking in CoE PM you are part of  "Global Strategy & Engineering" (PTA) in Pharma Technical Operations (PT).


Behind every presentation of each product sold by Roche is the involvement of Pharma Global Technical Operations (PT). Starting with Phase I of the development process and continuing through to product maturity, PT makes medicines at sites around the world and includes more than 10 000 employees worldwide.


Global Strategy and Engineering (PTA) builds the bridge between strategy and implementation. The mandate of the group is to align functional strategies, goals and projects and to bring focus to the organization by objectively analyzing risks and opportunities. The group is further responsible for planning and executing large global capital expenditure (CAPEX) projects, managing the global project portfolios and for strengthening project management and execution capabilities.


The Center of Excellence for Project Management (CoE-PM) owns all business processes (BPs), procedures, systems, tools and templates that enable and govern effective and efficient execution of all CAPEX projects in the Global Engineering regions as well as other parts of the Pharma organization. This group ensures successful project execution through effective business processes for “right first time” CAPEX project delivery.


Within the COE-PM the Global Lead for Estimating and Benchmarking (E&BM) sets the standards for Estimating and Benchmarking in major CAPEX Project execution and is the global BPO for Cost Estimating and Benchmarking for the Engineering Manual (EM). The Global Lead for E&BM in CoE PM leads the associated global Communities of Practice ensuring continuous improvement, training, best-practice sharing and know-how dissemination in Global Engineering and throughout the engineering network. The Global Lead for E&BM in CoE PM reports to the Head of Center of Excellence for Global Capex Project Management.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Establish, document and deploy the BPs for Estimating and Benchmarking
  • Actively monitor BP performance and identify areas of operational improvements
  • Establish, maintain and conduct effective training for the BPs and trains the certified trainers
  • Lead the global Community of Practice (COP) for the areas of expertise
  • Assist local/regional engineering organizations in building up required level of expertise in Estimating & Benchmarking and support Project Execution related Key Initiatives
  • Support the development of the strategy and methodology of global major CAPEX project execution processes
  • Support engaging senior business leaders to develop and continuously improve business process strategies
  • Develop, communicate and champion the purpose and value of the BPs and engage the engineering community/network in applying the BPs for minimized risks and successful project outcomes
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    For this position you have more than 15 years of experience in CAPEX project controlling and management of large projects >200 mio USD, preferably in the pharma, diagnostics and/or medical devices industry. You developed and implemented estimating and benchmarking processes, systems and training in a large cooperation, have excellent knowledge of modern project management approaches e.g. LCI, PMI, IPA, IPD and experience in a complex global environment.


    In addition you will bring the following skills and experience:

    • Very good communication skills to effectively communicate with senior management
    • Excellent knowledge of the various aspects of Estimating and Benchmarking in major CAPEX project execution in a global environment

    • Execute work self-directed

    • Excellent business acumen, analytical skills, strong stakeholder management skills and a sense for most efficient and effective processes

    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and collaboration skills in developing and leading cross functional teams with the ability to influence others in a positive, collaborative manner

    • Proficient knowledge of English (written & spoken) a must, German and other additional languages (e.g. Portuguese, Mandarin) a plus and flexibility for domestic and international travel (up to 30%) is required 

  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel | California, South San Francisco
    • Function Engineering
    • Subfunction Project Management Engineering
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Date 2016/09/13
    • Job-ID 3226634908
  • Get in touch
    Manuel Zumkeller-El Manchi+41 61 688 90 43
    Workplace: Basel or San Francisco
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