Project Manager- III

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Project/Study Manager (CSM/CPM)
  3. United States
Foster City, California
Posting date: 12 Apr 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Project Manager III position with a leading pharmaceutical research company. The organization prides itself on its solid commercial portfolio of life-saving drugs within a number of therapy areas, along with a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and an unmatched patient access program. Based in the company's California office, this is an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally renowned company and support their innovative impact on the healthcare field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing several complex and large-scale process mapping and documentation projects across the larger organization.
  • Actively driving and/or supporting the departmental strategies in order to map, document, and improve the internal processes as well as the external touchpoints and handoffs to other functional areas.
  • Working with functional leaders and subject matter experts to drive optimal process performance, accountability, and delivery.
  • Translating the vision and requests of functional leadership regarding process to the wider organization, working with function leaders and subject matter experts to effectively communicate.
  • Strengthening existing process rigor to drive to higher state of inspection readiness for the organization.
  • Driving for consistency, process harmonization, and innovation across functional areas.
  • Serving as escalation point for timely process issues, collaborating to drive to resolution and manage risk.
  • Providing clear, concise verbal or written reports of process and/or project performance.
  • Examining complex process issues, problem solves and drives for global best practices.
  • Supporting departmental and/or organizational strategy development.
  • Delivering functional training, as required, to internal and external business partners.
  • Leading or supporting departmental initiatives and change management activities.
  • Participating in department internal compliance activities for critical business objectives and processes related to reporting requirements.

Skills and Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Prior business process mapping and documentation experience across a multi-team, multi-hierarchy environment.
  • Prior experience with continuous improvement programs.
  • 8+ years of experience with a BA in a relevant discipline
  • 6+ years of experience with a MS in a relevant discipline
  • Familiarity with highly regulated industry environments or drug development
  • 2+ years of experience in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals industry
  • Experience with Lean, Six-Sigma, Value Stream Mapping, or other process improvement methodologies
  • Experience managing and collaborating with virtual or remote teams in a global environment
  • Excellent project management, consensus building, and leadership skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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