Description du poste
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Montpellier facility to participate in our on-going success as a financially sound, fast-growing, socially responsible company dedicated to Global Health.
As a Senior Project Manager in Pharmaceutical Development, you will have overall responsibility for the planning, coordination and timely execution of assigned product development projects in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
In this role, you will ensure the appropriate coordination of multiple functions, i.e. formulation, regulatory affairs, portfolio management, alliance management, preclinical safety, etc., to effectively execute drug product development. You will draw up binding project development plans based on a pre-approved project schedule matrix and be responsible for ensuring each project remains on schedule. Determine the overall strategy and process for the execution of each drug development project in collaboration with internal teams (formulation / CMC, regulatory affairs, toxicology, alliance management, portfolio management) and alliance partners (if applicable) Develop operational plans together with internal teams and alliance partners (if applicable), including:development strategyrealistic timelinesbudget planningresource identification and planningrisk assessmentcontingency planning Monitor and track projects against approved timelines and milestones, and ensure adherence to agreed-upon objectives and deliverables Prepare and lead regular updates and planning meetings with internal teams and alliance partners Write reports in English for use internally or with partners Identify bottlenecks, surface issues, and proactively drive for their resolution Lead contingency planning efforts and ad-hoc cross-functional task forces as needed for issue resolution Provide accurate forecasting, tracking and adherence to program budget Ensure that all project data is accurate, up to date, and accessible on the server Represent the development project team on assigned transversal project teams and contribute to the development of overall strategies Consolidate and track project termination plans and ensure a smooth transition of programs to clinical development or commercialization As an integral member of the Project Management team, you will participate in:developing metrics / KPIsevaluating projects against metricsproposing improvements to processes
Requirements 8+ years of relevant work experience in a pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology company Experience in the full pharmaceutical development cycle from proof of concept to late development stages Experienced project leader, with experience from beginning to the end of project cycle for several projects Expert knowledge of drug development processes and regulations PharmD or PhD in pharmaceutical science ideally with an industrial pharmaceutical focus Experience in international and multidisciplinary teams
Knowledge, skills and abilities Project management skills:Ability to accurately estimate time for specific tasksAbility to plan sequential and / or concurrent activitiesAbility to develop and manage budgetsAbility to determine priorities within project planAbility to work on several tasks simultaneouslyAbility to coordinate a multidisciplinary team Strong interpersonal and communication skills for:Managing relationships and communication exchanges internally and with alliance partnersEffectively preparing and leading meetings internally and with third-parties in EnglishEffective international collaboration
Communication Fluency in oral and written English with a very good working knowledge of French Demonstrated ability and conceptual knowledge to produce high quality written reports and other documents, that effectively communicate in a clear, organized and concise manner to senior management and others for decision making
Soft skills Effective functioning in a rapidly changing environment and adherence to the values, principles and mission of the company Ability to deal effectively with demanding and stressful situations Proficiency in self-learning new skills, tools and software Desire to solve complex problems Consistency, precision, perseverance, listening skills Openness and ability to adapt to changing situations Strong team spirit and open sharing of all the information necessary to successfully achieve overall work goals Desire to continuously improve and progress Strong work ethic