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Clinical Program Management Leader
Ref No.: 17-14484
Location: SPRING HOUSE, Pennsylvania
Start Date / End Date: 03/27/2017 to 03/27/2018
Max Bill Rate $90/h

The Associate Director, Program Management Leader/Clinical Program Management Leader (PML/CPML) (Contract position) will:
• Guide the CDT to meet or exceed those goals by providing global cross-functional operational leadership and management in a matrix organization, facilitating issue identification and resolution, problem-solving, risk management, contingency planning and decision-making—the PML challenges the status quo and encourages innovation.
• Manage the CDT in a manner that fosters and maintains a high performance team culture; at the direction of the CDTL, chair CDT meetings and represent the CDT at interdepartmental meetings, governance meetings, co-development partnerships, and external meetings such as Health Authority or Advisory Meetings.
• Lead and direct the integrated PMT to plan, execute, control, report and close-out all compound related work across all functions (e.g., integrated program budget, risk, timeline, resource, and stakeholder management). Accountable for the alignment between CDT, TA, and Portfolio plans such that the forecasted benefits of the program are achieved. Find opportunities for leveraging investments and creating value.
• Establish the CT strategy with concomitant goals and objectives in alignment with the established organizational objectives. Contribute to and coordinate clinical team strategy updates over time; provide context and history to new CT members/stakeholders.
• Guide the CT to meet or exceed goals by providing global cross-functional operational leadership and management in a matrix organization.
• Manage the CT in a manner that fosters and maintains high performance team culture. Utilize team development best practices and facilitate lessons learned to ensure optimal performance.
Qualifications
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in life sciences is required
• An advanced degree (i.e. Master’s or post graduate degree) in life sciences, nursing, or related field with clinical trials (pre-clinical and clinical) experience in drug development (large and small molecule) is preferred
• Professional project management certification and/or diploma is preferred
• A minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with a minimum of 3 years in clinical development is required
• 5 plus years of experience in project management, team leadership, and/or functional line management is required
• Early Drug Development experience is preferred
• Immunology clinical experience is preferred
• Subject matter expertise of Project Management practices and tools ( e.g. V6, Planisware, etc.) is preferred
• The ability to work with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment is required
• Successful experience managing or leading global and/or virtual teams within a matrix organization is preferred
• Proven experience in organizing Advisory Committee Meetings, DMCs, Advisory Boards and health authority submissions is preferred
• Advanced knowledge of SharePoint is preferred
• This position will be located in Spring House, PA and will require up to 25% domestic and international travel

Prescreening Questions:

Do you possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a life sciences related field? (REQUIRED)

Do you have an advanced degree (i.e.Master’s or post graduate degree) in life sciences, nursing, or related field with clinical trials (pre-clinical and clinical) experience in drug development (large and small molecule)? (PREFERRED)

Do you have a minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with a minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical development? (REQUIRED)

Do you have 5 plus years of experience in project management, team leadership, and/or functional line management? (PREFERRED)

Do you possess early drug development experience? (PREFERRED)

Which of the following skills/experience do you have? Please select all that apply:
- Professional project management certification and/or diploma (PREFERRED)
- Subject matter expertise of Project Management practices and tools (e.g. V6, Planisware, etc.) (PREFERRED)
- Successful experience managing or leading global and/or virtual teams within a matrix organization (PREFERRED)
- Proven experience in organizing Advisory Committee Meetings, DMCs, Advisory Boards and health authority submissions (PREFERRED)
- Advanced knowledge of SharePoint (PREFERRED)
- The ability to work with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment (REQUIRED)
- Immunology clinical experience (PREFERRED)

This position will be located in Spring House, PA and will require up to 25% domestic and international travel. Are you willing and able to meet these requirements? (REQUIRED)