45 days ago on syngentacrop.taleo.net

Trainee in Project Management


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Trainee in Project Management

Trainee in Project Management - (1603139) 



About Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About This Job

The purpose of this role is to support the project management team to ensure projects  are well scoped, managed and delivered to meet business strategies.

You will be accountable for:


• Supporting  the project manager to assemble complete, consistent and reliable information on projects

• Using global standards and  methodology  tools aimed to increase effectiveness, efficiency, operational innovation and excellence

• Coordination of  project  activities

• Engagement and management of key resources and stakeholders to meet time, cost, quality targets

• Effective support of the project management approach by handling documentation and resource planning

• Maintenance of standards and compliances





Qualifications and requirements

• Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science

• Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Chemical Industry, Scientific Research or Agricultural industry experience preferred

Core Capabilities:

• Critical thinking and fast problem solving abilities

• Nurture of energy and achievement rather than compliance

• Display of support for organizational goals

• Patience and persistence to accomplish goals

• Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately

• Understanding of the objective/scope definition process and is ability to apply it on parts of  a project

• Application of basic cost management procedures to the extent required for a small project

• Risk management knowledge and participation in the development of response plans. Utilization of Risk Assessment forms to identify major risk areas for projects and

• Basic project communication skills to ensure that key project document criteria are met

• Familiarity with Project Organization structure, roles and responsibilities


Additional Information

• Based in Basel, Switzerland

• 12 months contract with possibility of extension

• Travel <5%



Primary Location

: Switzerland 


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