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Global Project Manager

  1. Development Portfolio and Project Management
  2. Basel
  3. Syngenta Crop Protection

Job description

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Leads Global New AI programs, including 3rd Party Co-Development collaborations, from late Research through Development to commercialization.

  • Builds highly engaged and high performing Multifunctional Project Teams (MPTs) focused on delivering the best products successfully to the market.
  • Develops and implements program strategies that align with the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Highly influential in stakeholder management, securing required engagement, sponsorship, and approval for success.
  • Develops co-owned and fully documented project recommendations for approval by the relevant governance bodies (e.g., DeCo and CPPT).
  • Ability to lead and manage complex change initiatives (in delivery of strategic initiatives and significant changes in program strategy).
  • Inspires teams to creatively explore and exploit digital opportunities to drive development and launch digitally enabled products.
  • Ensures project and resource data is correct, up-to-date, regularly reported and of high quality.
  • Can be the Product Line Lead for one of the CP product lines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor, Master of Science, MBA or higher degree
  • More than 10 years’ experience in R&D roles within agrochemical industry
  • Previous experience in project or portfolio management
  • Experience working successfully in international and multidisciplinary project team environments.
  • Project Management Certification: PMP or equivalent (preferable)
  • Fluent in English

Additional Information

We offer a variety of financial and non-financial benefits including:  

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment   
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees and gain scientific and technical excellence  
  • A superb working environment at our Headquarters in Basel with modern offices, an open culture and diverse workforce
  • Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options  
  • You will profit from a competitive pension fund plan, attractive bonus system, onsite doctor, fitness room, canteen, and other benefits (Family friendly initiatives, Child and Family allowance…)  

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  

Did you know that Syngenta Group is named a top 10 employer by Science magazinehttps://www.syngentagroup.com/newsroom/2023/syngenta-group-recognized-top-agriculture-employer-seventh-consecutive-year-2023

 

 


Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter the threats to our crops and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

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