Innovation Project Manager

Le Noirmont (JU) with home-office possibilities

Company


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 beacon, victim protection device, monitoring software & mobile apps) 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.

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.

Responsibilities


  • 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

Requirements


  • Engineering or industrial MSc/BSc degree from a leading university, PhD is 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
  • 5+ years R&D project management experience, with certification considered as a plus
  • 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
  • Proficient English written and oral skills (other languages a plus)
  • Enthusiasm and solid communication and problem-solving skills
  • Some experience working with Agile Methodologies (Scrum/Kanban) and tools Atlassian Confluence/Jira is a plus
  • Travel availability both abroad and within Switzerland

Information


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