Program Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Programming
  3. Germany
Posting date: 21 Jan 2021

Proclinical has partnered with a global biotech in search for an experienced Program Manager. In this role you will be expected to lead Clinical Stage R&D, GMP Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs, delivering program results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively manage selected programs, either from the internal development portfolio, alliance partners or special projects for the Portfolio and Alliance Management organization.
  • Plans and leads program activities, including the development and monitoring of program plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Cultivates positive relationships with internal and external business partners.
      • Support the Program Lead in day to day operations of the program.
      • Generate and maintain high-quality and accurate program plans and forecasts.
      • Ensure delivery of program activities to forecasted budget, timelines with high quality.
      • Proactively manage risks and issues with excellent scenario planning skills.
      • Manage stakeholder and governance communications and presentations.
      • Manage dependencies and interfaces within the program.
      • Initiates and coordinates the decision-making and risk-management process.
      • Report on team progress and identify performance gaps towards the program's successful outcome
  • Follow the job description and SOPs that pertain to the position.
  • Adhere to the company etiquette in all matters of behavior and manners.
  • Have the company values at heart.
  • Follow the procedures that the company has established regarding environmental, health and safety.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in an Engineering or Biological Science preferred. Advanced degree (M.S., M.B.A., PhD) is desired
  • 5+ years of proven experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry including matrix team leadership experience.
  • Credentials as certified project manager or suitable MBA degree or commitment to achieve certification or MBA degree required.
  • Knowledge and expertise in project management practices with proficient computer skills inclusive of MS Project, OneNote, and PowerPoint.
  • Consistent record of driving action, holding global teams accountable and facilitating interdependency resolution
  • Experience working on clinical development or product launch programs that bridge product development and launch activities.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with demonstrated forecast and resource allocation experience
  • Working technical knowledge of Pharmaceutical Sciences or CMC technical teams a plus
  • Experience working as a Program Manager in a cGMP manufacturing or Quality group a plus.
  • Experience working as a Program Manager in a Clinical R&D group a plus.
  • Promotes Team Accountability
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

To Apply

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