Program Manager – Medical Device CMO Further Information

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Bern, Switzerland


Europe, Middle East and Africa







Program Manager – Medical Device CMO

Medical Devices

Cartwright James are currently representing a successful Swiss-based Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) headhunting for a Program Manager. The ideal candidate will have had more than 5 years’ experience specifically in the Orthopaedic device CMO space having developed strong relationships with OEM customers.


  • Provide leadership, goal-setting, communications, and facilitation skills to guide and motivate project personnel
  • Manage external contractors and vendors to ensure completion of projects per the agreed upon milestones and within budget
  • Identify and recommend appropriate resource allocations from all areas to support the project requirements and monitor their utilization/efficiency
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis (as required) and provide monthly updates to Management
  • Assist Business Development to evaluate new business opportunities along with coordinating/developing quotes to close deals

Required credentials:

  • Fluent in French
  • Bachelor of Science engineering degree, BSME or BSBME (or related discipline) and experience, in the medical device field
  • 5+ years’ experience in product development in a program manager position for a manufacturing company in medical device industry

Desired but not essential:

  • Working knowledge of Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)
  • MBA degree or the educational equivalent

This position is based in Switzerland with 40% travel involved across multiple sites.

If this opportunity could be of interest please send contact details and availability to speak to and I will happily divulge full details about the role and company.

Job Reference: MD-CMO-9594

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