Junior Project Manager Composite

We are looking for a 

Junior Project Manager Composite 

Responsible for supporting the Project Management Office and Functions with the objective of ensuring all projects are delivered using a ‘best-practice’ Project Delivery Approach and are delivered within the agreed scope, time, cost, and quality.

The role is expected to provide strong support in a cross-functional environment to promote best practices in managing interrelated projects and programmes to ensure successful delivery in a fast-moving non-repetitive value stream.

Would you like to

  • ensure detailed project, implementation or actions plans are created for the duration of each project as appropriate?
  • contribute to organisational project planning process?
  • contribute to the management, operation, and performance of the Project Management Office; to ensure it meets its targets and supports the delivery of organisational and strategic goals?
  • proactively engage with Departmental Managers and Group Leaders to identify opportunities for business improvements in relationship to project delivery and governance?
  • execute the day-to-day activities in the Project Management Office (PMO) falling within your area of responsibility?
  • support the administration for project ideas and approvals through the agreed prioritisation and approval process?
  • ensure a clear and consistent approach is in place to manage risk with alignment to the project plan?
  • implement governance standards across the project lifecycle including tracking and monitoring to highlight risks at the earliest opportunity, both in project execution but also project deployment approach?

Do you have

  • a degree in mechanical engineering or physics (is desirable)?
  • experience or knowledge in project management, ideally motorsport environment?
  • excellent organisational skills?
  • knowledge and experience in Composite production?
  • ability to juggle different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure?
  • ability to contribute and mature the PMO function and ultimately credibility within the team?
  • capability to track project benefits realisation and lessons learnt activities to feed into on-going improvements?
  • IT skills in relation to MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word or other project tools (like Power BI)?
  • the language skills to converse fluently and write reports in English and the interpersonal skills to obtain and supply information as needed?
  • Ideally recognised formal project management qualification (PMP / APMP / Prince2 / P30 / MSP) or equivalent PMO qualification?
  • a Swiss work permit or an EU nationality and therefore meet the criteria for a work permit in Switzerland?

Are you

  • a team player with excellent interpersonal skills?
  • a clear thinker with an open mind to assimilate new knowledges?
  • self-motivated to deliver excellence and perform beyond targets?
  • able to work under pressure in a challenging environment?
  • flexible with working hours and available to travel occasionally?

If the above applies, and working in a dynamic, cross-functional, and multicultural team appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your documents via our application platform!


Sauber Group of Companies
c/o Sauber Motorsport AG
Wildbachstrasse 9
8340 Hinwil, Switzerland

Rolf Matsch, Human Resources