Director of Global Program Management

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP
  3. United States
Bedminster, New Jersey
Posting date: 13 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Director of Global Program Management for a pharmaceutical company located in Bedminster, NJ. Successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating and managing the cross-functional execution of assigned program/project(s) in pharmaceutical drug and device product development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize resources cross-functionally to achieve global program/project goals and objectives.
  • Serve as Program Manager for a Brand Team of a major brand, co-leading the cross-functional team to plan and execute on strategic initiatives to drive brand value and growth.
  • Manage multiple highly complex projects within a brand or across brands.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with teams and utilizes key project management tools to effectively mitigate risks and provide clear direction.
  • Execute development and life-cycle management programs under the structure of the company's Product Development Process and associated procedures.
  • Estimate resources and timing while creating program/project plans and negotiate team assignments with functional managers.
  • Develop the schedule with the team and establish stakeholder buy-in to key milestones.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing the scope, critical path and budget.
  • Use enterprise program management software to manage schedule, forecasting and reporting.
  • Effectively facilitate and manage team meetings and assures that proper communication is appropriately elevated and distributed.
  • Partner with Commercial and other key stakeholders to ensure programs track to strategic objectives.
  • May coach, mentor or manage Program Managers within GPM.
  • Responsible for insuring proper documentation of a development project.
  • Lead or support programs to improve project management processes and tools.
  • Educate oneself and the teams regarding current products, customer needs and clinical applications.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA/BS and 8 years relevant experience; MA/MS degree preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of project management principles.
  • Advanced level drug/device development experience across all phases.
  • Established device program management a plus.
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions across multiple functional areas. Resolves team conflict effectively.
  • Skilled in critical thinking, negotiation, stakeholder management, and relationship building.
  • Ability to manage multiple highly complex programs at one time.
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and collaboration abilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of FDA Pharmaceutical Guidelines and Submission Requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work within a global team.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.