Helsinn is a privately owned pharmaceutical group with an extensive portfolio of marketed cancer care products and a robust drug development pipeline. Since 1976, Helsinn has been improving the everyday lives of patients, guided by core family values of respect, integrity and quality. The Group works across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and nutritional supplements and has expertise in research, development, manufacture and the commercialization of therapeutic and supportive care products for cancer, pain and inflammation and gastroenterology.

In 2016, Helsinn created the Helsinn Investment Fund to support early-stage investment opportunities in areas of unmet patient need. The company is headquartered in Lugano, Switzerland, with operating subsidiaries in Switzerland, Ireland, the U.S., Monaco, and China, as well as a product presence in approximately 190 countries globally.

  For our Information & Communications Technologies in Lugano we are looking for a:


Responsibilities include:

  • Manage changes and projects with adequate change/project management methods
  • Understand and analyses business requirements, evaluate possible options, research and propose suitable solutions in multiple scenarios
  • Translate business requirements into functional specifications and deliver the system to the agreed specification
  • Act as an intermediary between IT development and business users, identifying benefits and weaknesses during the design, development and testing activities
  • Contribute in design, maintain and build data Warehouse architecture
  • Develop, maintain and complete project documentation, functional specifications and design specifications
  • Operate and solve problems of business applications including monitoring of jobs, interfaces and server functions
  • Facilitate Change Management decisions and adjust assignments and expectations
  • Train business users in using new tools and application.
  • Research and adopt best practices and standard procedures in solution development

The successful candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Proven track record in a similar role for 4+ years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Software Development
  • Solid background in business functional areas, business process issues understanding and data analysis
  • Experience of working in a multinational organization
  • Effective orientation in organizing task and activities adopting strong interpersonal skills Capabilities and behaviors
  • Ability to communicate highly complex and multi-faceted concepts and ideas in a simple, clear and concise way, both in written and verbal formats
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Deep knowledge of current Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing design methodologies is required
  • Profound knowledge of SQL language
  • Solid knowledge of Extract Transform and Load concepts and processes
  • Experience in creating reports, data visualization solutions and dashboards
  • Experience in software development with the following tools: Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS, and administration
  • Solid knowledge in at least one of the following reporting tools: Tableau, MS Reporting Services, PowerPivot or PowerBI
  • Azure Data Platform knowledge can be a plus
  • Microsoft DevOps / .NET / C# / ASP.NET can be plus
  • Sharepoint and Cloud Microsoft tools knowledge can be a plus
  • Experience with big data technologies is a plus
  • Good knowledge of English is required.

Helsinn Healthcare SA is offering attractive conditions and a pleasant working environment in a highly motivated team.

Please send relevant application with CV to: