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IP Manager*
St. Gallen, Switzerland

Unlimited contract



Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer.

Your Contribution
As part of the global R&D department and the IP Management team you are contributing to and actively shaping the IP culture at SCHOTT Pharma
You continuously develop the IP portfolio and implement strategic IP initiatives to further strengthen our market position
You are in in regular exchange with our Innovation Management to identify strategic IP opportunities
You are part of innovation and development projects and are the first point of contact for all IP-related questions
You analyze and evaluate the IP situation of projects regarding third party patents and opportunities for own IP and pro-actively give recommendations, e.g. for the mitigation of IP risks
You monitor the IP activity in our field of business and related fields and pro-actively inform internal stakeholders about relevant developments and trends
You identify and implement improvements in our internal IP processes
You support the decision process regarding nationalization and maintenance of IP rights
You conduct internal IP trainings and workshops to actively foster and promote IP awareness and thinking within SCHOTT Pharma

Your Qualifications
Excellent degree in sciences or engineering (Master/PhD)
Basic knowledge in economics and business administration is of advantage
Preferably 3-5 years of professional experience with focus on Intellectual Property Management, IP Strategy and patent research
Excellent command of written and spoken English; German is of advantage
Strong communication and presentation skills
Experience in lateral leadership
Good knowledge of international IP law and IP databases
Experience in creativity methods and workshop moderation
Excellent partner management and relationship building skills
Strong communication skills with stakeholders across different functions and hierarchical levels
Pronounced holistic thinking with a long-term horizon
Please note that this is not a patent attorney position

SCHOTT’s openness to promote your further development is just as great as our additional benefits. Ranging from active health management via flexible working hours all the way to corporate pension plans: everything geared to suit your goals and needs.
Discover a special corporate culture where everyone has the opportunity to develop their entire potential.
At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize equity, diversity, and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees are the precondition for the success of our company.

paid vacation days, holidays and sick time.
Flexible working hours
Access to public transportation

Please feel free to contact us
We’re looking forward to your application

Kristina Ettemeyer



*At SCHOTT, it’s your personality that counts – not your gender, your identity, or origin.

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