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Chief Technology Officer

Switzerland   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Basel, Switzerland


Salary DOE

An amazing opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Chief Technology Officer (CIO) to join a leading biopharmaceutical company in Basel, Switzerland. Salary is dependent on experience. The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will drive the companys technology strategy, taking responsibility for the quality, technical direction, and efficiency of software development.


Ensure the technology operating model aligns with the strategic vision of the organisation and adapts to changing external and internal factors

Have demonstrable commercial and operational senior leadership experience gained within the technology sector. It is expected that experience will be from both large pharmaceutical organisations as well as fast growth businesses scaling up their offering

Manage and execution of high-quality product delivery

Provide meaningful and accurate management information to the Senior Leadership Team, key stakeholders, and shareholders

Contribute to the development of the overall strategy for the company

Provide technical leadership and to be able to drop into the technical detail as required. A broad background in development and architecture would be advantageous

Maintain effective and productive working relationships with business-critical partners and third parties to ensure an effective Information Technology service


Bachelors degree in Computer Science & Engineering/ Mathematics/ Physics.

5+ years experience In Biotechnology/Pharma industry & 3 years experience as a Chief Technology Officer

A strong Technology background, with 5+ years of leadership experience in managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, influencing senior level management and key stakeholders

Strategic leadership and tactical skills, excellent initiative and judgment, and the demonstrated ability to positively represent the goals of the Company.

Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving, and leadership skills

Ability to communicate at all levels, including written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with both internal colleagues and external contacts, including key thought leaders, and investigators.

Apply directly or email your resume to: LauraAnn.Thompson@CPL.com

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2205-491808
  • Posted: 4th May 2022
  • Expires: 1st June 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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