Facility Manager Technical Infrastructure


Allschwil - Basel Area, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 800 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Key responsibilities


  • Responsible for building management systems and the energy data management system
  • Ensure the transfer of construction projects to building operations
  • Responsible for the CAFM data management of the MRO (Maintenance Repair & Operations) team
  • Operational responsibility for the assigned properties and in the field of responsibility (operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of buildings and the related systems)
  • Project management and project supervising of building renewal, energy efficiency and technical operations improvements
  • Ensure quality, costs and timely supply of requested service levels to FM’s customer
  • Ensure quality of processes and data flows
  • Ensure working safety and necessary information in the organization



  • Operating and improving of building management systems (e.g. energy data management system, building management system)
  • Troubleshoot system problems, diagnosing and solving issues
  • Taking part in conversion projects and representing the Maintenance Repair and Operations team
  • Conduct and maintain a good customer relationship (with all major stakeholders)
  • Management of building-related energy efficiency projects and optimizations
  • Management of renewal projects as project responsible person
  • Handling of internal requests and orders (e.g. ticketing management, small moves and repairs)
  • Inspection, maintenance and repair of Idorsia’s technical and infrastructural facilities in the field of responsibility performed by himself or with the external service provider
  • Execution and recording of periodical building tours (testing of emergency equipment, infrastructural facility checks, analysis of facilities regarding repair, budgeting and strategic planning).
  • Undertakes Facility Management service functions (e.g. key management, fleet management, laundry service, move services)
  • Supervising, managing and coordinating of internal and external service providers (e.g. painter, plasterer, carpenter and technical service providers)
  • Accountability for keeping standards of facility management, health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment
  • Budget control and cost management
  • Stand-by duty service according to Idorsia’s regulations


Candidate’s Requirements




  • A minimum of five years of working experience in a comparable position in Facility Management or related industries
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in building efficiency or sustainability projects
  • Comprehensive skills in project management e.g. construction management




  • Technical Apprenticeship (e.g. electrician, HVAC technician, plumbing and heating installer)
  • Further education in Facility Management
  • Advanced technical education (e.g. dipl. TechnikerIn HF Gebäudetechnik, bachelor’s degree in building technology)




  • Experienced in managing of building management systems (energy data management systems, building management systems)
  • Expertise in the assessment of building elements (technical and infrastructural)
  • Experienced at working in infrastructure services (e.g. steering of external suppliers
  • Advanced language skills in English and German (must have)
  • Advanced experience in performing sustainability & energy efficiency projects (e.g. SIA Merkblatt 2048: Energetische Betriebsoptimierung)
  • Assertiveness
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and team skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Good skills in MS Office
  • Holistic thinking

What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits


Work  Location: Allschwil
Country: Switzerland
Business Unit: Site Management
Schedule: Fulltime 
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 2389



If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you will be informed in greater detail in due course.

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