Innovation Project Manager

Le Noirmont (JU)


GEOSATIS is the world’s leading maker of end-to-end electronic monitoring and predictive analytics solution for the criminal justice system. The company offers a secure, reliable, convenient and cost-effective complete solution (ankle bracelet, indoor base station, victim protection device, monitoring software & mobile app) for enhanced public safety, successful offender rehabilitation and reduced recidivism – using Swiss precision, quality and innovation.

The company was founded in 2011 as a spin-off from the renowned technical university of EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland – and has been focusing ever since at revolutionizing the electronic monitoring industry through in-depth customer understanding and breakthrough innovations that challenge the status quo and deliver radically better products and services.

Our young and dynamic team operates from our Head office in Le Noirmont (JU), and from our Lab office at the EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne (VD) – and is currently experiencing a strong growth on both the R&D and business side of things.

Job Description

We are looking for a person (M/F) to join the Innovation department of the R&D team. For this position, the company is looking for an experienced Project Manager whose main tasks will be to prepare, submit and manage internal and external projects.


  • Internal R&D/industrial/other project organization, scoping, submission and management of development plans
  • External R&D/industrial/other project proposal preparation, submission and management of development plans
  • Coordinate all activities across multiple project teams
  • Initial and recurring monitoring of project cost- and time-related estimates as well as risk analysis and mitigation
  • Technical point of contact for project stakeholders
  • Management of sub-contractors
  • Contributions to Product Management tasks, as part of project scope definition
  • Provide relevant periodic or ad-hoc reporting on scheduling, cost and risk to various internal and external stakeholders
  • Implement planning and control procedures to provide visibility over project progress using internal GEOSATIS or external tools


  • Engineering or industrial MSc/BSc degree from a leading university, a PhD is a plus
  • Proficient English written and oral skills (other languages a plus)
  • 5+ years R&D project management experience, with certification considered as a plus
  • Team spirit and ability to work in fast-paced, cross-functional and agile environment
  • Well organized, able to produce clean, concise documentation and reports, curious, creative, with a passion for design and an eye for the smallest of details
  • Enthusiasm and solid communication and problem-solving skills
  • Travel availability both abroad and within Switzerland
  • Experience in submitting and managing international and / or national R&D projects (European Space Agency, Innosuisse, Horizon 2020, etc.) is a definite plus
  • Design experience or UX/UI design using User Cantered Design methods is a plus
  • Some experience working with Agile Methodologies (Scrum/Kanban) and Atlassian tools Confluence/Jira is a plus


  • Expected start date: As soon as possible
  • Place of work: Le Noirmont (JU)
  • Contract type: Permanent