2994 Project Manager
The Project Manager position is a key role within Global Program Management for experienced life sciences program managers with advanced communication and relationship building capabilities.
The PMII has demonstrated advanced application of project/program management skills and is beginning to demonstrate leadership competence on more complex and important studies and programs that require a greater degree of cross functional influence.
The Project Manager will be responsible for program management activities supporting key cross functional teams (i.e.- Clinical Development Team (CDT), Study Team, etc.,) to ensure efficient team function and the achievement of key deliverables such as operational plans, timelines, budget, risk and issue management.
Strategy and Planning
Support GPM Core Team Leads (GPML) and enable team development and follow-through of the program goals.
Facilitate team development and management of Program Risk Mitigation Plan ensuring execution and alignment of risk mitigation efforts.
Build, maintain and control the cross functional timeline for the execution of the program activities, dependencies, milestones, deliverables, and critical path; create timeline scenarios as needed and facilitate cross-functional reviews.
Ensure functions are tracking to key deliverable and milestone timelines.
Advocate and drive for overall project execution quality.
Propose, facilitate and implement plans to resolve issues and execute corrective actions.
Organize and facilitate team meetings in collaboration with the Team Leads, develop meeting agendas, issue meeting minutes, and track action items to completion with cross-functional Leads.
In collaboration with team leads, identify, communicate and escalate program-wide Study Team interdependencies, issues, perspectives and key decisions.
Lead ad-hoc working groups that result from Core, CDT and Study Teams’ needs.
Develop and manage steering committee meetings or clinical advisory boards in collaboration with GPML.
Work with Team Leaders to coordinate cross-functional activities from data generation through clinical study report development in collaboration with Biometrics, Clinical Medical Writing and other functions.
BA/BS in a scientific or technical field. Experience in lieu of education accepted.
Minimum of 4-8 years total relevant experience (including industry, program management, or academia), with at least 2-4 years in a program management role.
CAPM or comparable certification a plus.