Head of Special Projects 100% (f/m/d)

Req ID:  4238
Job Type:  Hybrid

Winterthur, Zurich, CH

Jul 10, 2024

To strengthen our Services (SERV) Division we are looking for a


Head of Special Projects 100% (f/m/d)


Your daily contribution:

  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives and projects that span one or multiple departments
  • Lead the divisional project board and overlook the divisional project portfolio and provide status reporting
  • Provide leadership for project teams by building and motivating team members
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned and directly supports the achievements of strategic objectives
  • Responsible for establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature the project management capabilities in the organization
  • Lead a team of project and portfolio managers including performance management, goal setting, recruitment etc.


Your profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business studies
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques (e.g. PMP certification, Agile, Waterfall)
  • Proven track record in successfully managing larger projects in an international environment on-time, on-schedule and within budget
  • 3-5 years of experience in leading teams (in matrix and direct)
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down within an international environment including matrix organisation
  • Excellent communications skills (fluency in German and English)


We offer:

  • Versatile and autonomous activities and tasks
  • Working environment with professional development opportunities
  • Participation in job-related training and further education
  • Above-average pension fund
  • Appreciative cooperation with a family-like corporate culture
  • Demonstrated lived values that value diversity
  • Dynamic, international environment with committed employees


We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents. Burckhardt Compression AG | Location: Winterthur
Nicole Veiga | Phone: +41 52 261 55 71


Burckhardt Compression creates leading compression solutions for a sustainable energy future and the long-term success of its customers. The Group is the only global manufacturer that covers a full range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Since 1844, its passionate, customer-oriented and solution-driven workforce has set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.