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Project Manager Senior
Ref No.: 18-48144
Location: Warren, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2018 to 04/19/2019
DESCRIPTION:
Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position
Job Title: Sr. Project Manager (Pharma)
Location: Warren, NJ – 07059
Duration: 7-12 Months 
 
Responsibilities -
  • Lead key global, strategic, cross-functional innovation projects - such as new product development, new product claims, key process improvements and visual brand upgrades - to drive delivery of the annual pipeline and growth through innovation goals.
  • Lead efforts to drive globalization learnings and associated project management processes to the entire Category as part of business capability building.
  • Leadership of Cross-Functional Innovation Projects
  • Speed innovation to market by providing structure, fast project initiation, planning and well-coordinated execution thus enabling delivery of innovation to market in the fastest, most robust way possible.
  • Play a leadership role in teams, alongside the Marketing, Supply Chain and R&D functional leaders, providing confidence and competence necessary to take on the most challenging objectives. Facilitate core team interactions to ensure achievement of short and long term objectives such as timely decision making, effective stakeholder communication, adherence to established project governance processes, proper tracking and progress, contingency planning and execution plus issue resolution.
  • Assist project teams to define objectives, strategy, resources, costs and schedule to ensure flawless product development & launch. Ensure changes to the project deliverables are clearly communicated & approved via the project portfolio management governance process.
  • Develop & maintain global project timelines by integration of functional and local market timing plans. Use of plan to identify & track all key project milestones for appropriate metrics. Timely provision and collation of project information to aid decision making & positively influence the work and decision-making of others outside his/her authority.
  • Own & drive issues identification & resolution and assure smooth transition between key decision points. Ensure project teams correctly define and resolve issues within its remit plus developing Sponsor recommendations for resolution of issues outside remit.
  • Contribute fully to a climate for success in project teams: foster enthusiasm and teamwork, build relationships, reward and celebrate achievements.
  • Ensure appropriate project team structure is utilized to ensure appropriate focus on functional project activities & clear coordination & communication of strategic issues across R&D, Marketing & Supply Chain interfaces & with project sponsors; chair pre-PMB governance meeting and Deep Dives as applicable.
  • Resolve project related conflicts through skilled negotiation, tact and diplomacy; where necessary becoming involved.
  • Conduct project reviews post key project stages and share learnings for future projects as best practice. Ensure feedback on End to End is captured and auctioned.
Cross Category Globalization Learnings
  • Lead & drive efforts to identify, evaluate and then embed globalization best practices across the entire Category as part of overall business capability building.
  • Develop, vet out and then drive the implementation of proven globalization tools and techniques into the full Global Project Management team
  • Partner closely with the category Global Business Leader and R&D Lead to identify opportunities to enhance project management support of the business.
Education
  • BS degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Biological or related science preferably
  • MS or Ph.D. degree, Project Management, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Biological or related science preferably
Skills
  • 5+ years’ experience in Project Management in Marketing, Supply Chain or R&D with multi-dimensional management experience in a consumer healthcare environment or related area (e.g. Client, pharmaceutical).
  • Proven delivery of effective project management across a range of project types and complexities. Has held project management and/or leadership positions in organizations of comparable size
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage project risks
  • Ability to build trust and credibility, provide feedback and hold others to account
  • Ability to think strategically at Category level to deliver business first objective while managing execution tactically
  • Negotiation skills and ability to influence with or without authority at a level above and below own grade level
  • Expert level of written and oral communication; timely, clear and concise communication
  • Comfortable operating in situations characterized by complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty; mapping out and understanding complex, highly interdependent issues - to distill simplicity and elegant solutions
  • Operating within a transnational healthcare company integrating multi-dimensional business processes, functions, locations, teams and cultures
  • Agility to understand, navigate and input Portfolio and Project Management supporting systems
If you are interested, Please contact me at Divya.S@artech.com

 
Thanks,
Divya Singh
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.507.7529 |Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: Divya.S@artech.com Website:www.artech.com
 
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