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Manager/Sr. Manager - Global Launch Project Management, Global Commercial Operations
Ref No.: 18-15950
Location: San Rafael, California
Lead the project management of global and regional (North America and Europe/Middle East/Africa) teams for fast-paced, global launches
Actively support the Global Brand Management lead, the Global Medical leads and the assigned subteam leads in management of their teams / workstreams
Interface regularly with regional teams (NorAm, LatAm, EUMEA, APAC) to ensure activities are aligned and supported by global strategy
Apply project management expertise, methodologies and department standard
Leverage well developed interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with customers and key stakeholders
Develop tools and metrics to use across projects for future launches
Planning:
Use project knowledge to be strategic in planning launch activities and identifying interdependencies
Develop, maintain, track, and manage a high-quality, integrated project plan to enable accurate reporting and decision making
Ensure project team members adhere to established project delivery methodology
Manage the critical path of the project and key project risks
Prioritize activities effectively across multiple programs to ensure best use of time
Communications:
Communicate effectively with team members, senior leaders, and the broader organization
Use strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high performance teams
Identify potential risks and their cross-functional impact, ensuring issues are addressed by workstream owners
Comfortable challenging planning assumptions and providing feedback

Minimum 5 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience and at least 2 years of Project Management experience.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams, and managing processes.
Strong project management to enable precise execution
Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration with executive level stakeholders internally and externally.
Strong experience supporting, and at times facilitating, project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and negotiate business solutions in a complex and fast paced matrix environment.
Team player with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, paired with strong partnering and performance consulting skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Ability to work in a highly matrixed organization with non-co located teams.
Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
Up to 10% of national/international travel required