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Project Manager

Varian Medical Systems

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When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with more than 6,500 team members across more than 30 countries. Bring your talent to a place where your work will help fight cancer. We develop and manufacture products and solutions that innovate, support and streamline cancer-fighting solutions worldwide. Our teams have a common drive to help others, and a passion for excellence .

Project Manager

For the past 65 years we have been the world’s most influential company in fighting cancer by treating with radiation. Continuing with this tradition, we have a product portfolio that will take cancer care to the next level. We are looking for a talented Project Manager Strong ability to motivate and influence internal (sales) and external (clinicians) clients

to join this endeavor and become a member of our team. In this position you coordinate and supervise site preparations and advise customers and contractors for the installation of our products.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Review VMS sales orders and contract upgrades for the assigned region
  • Coordinate and supervise site preparations with customer
  • Provide project management services by planning VMS activities and resources for installation of VMS products on prepared customer sites
  • Plan, design and manage the implementation of all new system installations and large system upgrades
  • Interfaces externally with customers and 3rd party vendors for the timely execution of projects
  • Record all information resulting from project meetings and site inspections with customer, VMS installation engineers and external contractors
  • Maintain procedures and tools such as MS project, Digi Dash Board, Gantt charts, trip reports, check lists and escalation reports
  • Interfaces internally with Installation and service teams, sales organization, order processing and applications teams
  • Monitors installation process indicators and conducts debriefings
  • Review and report installation cost
  • Provide accurate data for revenue recognition

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduate of Technical Institute or University in software engineering, construction/site engineering or related fields or minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Thorough knowledge and professional experience of project management (planning and execution), particularly as it relates to working across functional interfaces in a capital equipment field
  • Competent understanding of all aspects of planning and installation Software Control & Support Systems
  • Sound understanding and application of contract terms, composition / interpretative negotiation
  • Very articulate and skilled in interpersonal communications
  • Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken
  • Willing to travel up to 70%

You are communicative, focused and analytical. In addition, you can express your ideas and research in written form. You are used to working independently, open to discussing ideas and solutions with your colleagues. You thrive in an international work environment and in cultivating your contacts with partners in Europe and overseas.

You’re just one click away to become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds! Apply now and join our mission to help save lives. Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did.

Varian Medical Systems
Mrs Gabriela Döös
Täfernstrasse 7
5405 Dättwil
T: 056 203 04 04