• Sr. Program Manager Product Development

    Job Locations US-FL-Miami | US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    2018-1273
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Full Time Regular
    Category
    Product Development
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Work Shift
    N/A
  • Overview

    Support project teams in achieving objectives and milestones.  Prepare detailed timelines, and document minutes and decisions of project teams.  Provide input into strategic planning, budget administration, and critical path issues / solutions.  Pro-actively identify issues that could delay a project or adversely affect the project budget and recommend appropriate action(s) to be taken.  Support the assigned teams as necessary (including functioning as a Project Team Member or a Project Team Leader) to ensure projects and initiatives are on scope, on time, within budget, and of high quality.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare detailed timelines, and document minutes and decisions of project teams.
    • Maintain budget spread sheets for projects as assigned. 
    • Ensure compliance with corporate policies as well as departmental and job specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Serve as project leader and / or team member on various project teams, as assigned, and ensure completion of project deliverables and adherence to timelines.
    • Utilize systems and processes necessary for project team planning, tracking, and execution of projects and contracts / agreement
    • Identify, analyse, and resolve obstacles / issues that have the potential to negatively impact timing of project deliverables; communicate (potential) issues to management in a timely manner.
    • Perform any other related work duties as assigned.
    • Working knowledge of project management tools eg. Microsoft Project etc  preferred
    • Experience with managing clinical programs would be highly beneficial for this role
    • Strong people management skills and ability to influence and encourage teams required.

    Qualifications

    Competencies:
     
    Judgment / Decision Making:   
    May develop and implement initiatives, processes, and goals for the departmental / functional area within the overall area of responsibility. May recommend policies, methods, processes, and techniques for the business function based on change initiatives. Creates / conceptualizes new methods, techniques, and / or processes across job areas or functions.
    Financial Responsibility:                
    Errors in judgment or failure to achieve objectives would typically result in noticeable program delays and considerable expenditure of resources to rectify.
    Responsibilities for Contacts:
    Frequent contact with directors across the Product Development organization.
                                                                   
    Education & Experience:
    Requires a BA/MA in biology, chemistry, nursing or equivalent with at least 5 (five) years of professional experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment.  Experience in clinical/medical research and/or familiarity with transdermal delivery systems is highly desirable.   
    Working knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements is required.  A working knowledge of basic financial accounting is preferred but not required.   Proficient computer skills and good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project are required. Knowledge of good manufacturing practices, scientific methods, engineering methods, analytical methods and / or safety protocols is desirable. 
    Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
     
    Work Environment:
    Majority of time spent in office environment, operating computer. 
     
    Physical Demands:
    Visual acuity and manual dexterity required to operate computer and proofread documents

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