The purpose of this position is to provide program management from medium to large, complex, cross-functional projects and programs in the areas of Life Sciences, R&D and/or Laboratory .
Characteristics of responsible projects/programs: Complexity: High Risk: Medium to Large Duration: Short term: 12-36 months Value: Typically > 50M USD Geography: Regional Oversees a Team
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads medium to large, complex cross-functional projects and programs end-to-end using a formal PMO process. Facilitates the development of a charter and integrated timeline. Ensures that all functions remain on schedule and that issues get escalated and resolved and that the program is completed successfully.
Daily program management throughout the program life cycle.
Defining the program governance (controls).
Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress.
Managing the program's budget.
Client stakeholder management.
Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements.
Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies.
Managing and utilizing resources across projects.
Managing stakeholders' communication.
Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the program's "outcome" with the aid of the business change manager.
Managing the main program documentations such as the program initiation document.
Facilitates meetings to review active and pending projects (project pipeline). Collaborates with core team to develop solutions and lead project team(s) through implementation and completion.
Manages internal and external relationships in support of program(s); may contract and manage vendors.
May provide consultation on complex medium to large scale projects that integrate into an organized program.
Creates, maintains & distributes routine PMO reports, including status reports and updated Gantt charts.
May manage/oversee a team who are responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of projects and programs. Serves as the primary client contact and escalation point for any staffing, bandwidth or delivery issues.
Other duties may be assigned.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The program manager must have strong practical experience in project management, which was gained through managing large and complex projects. He or she must have the following:
Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques.
Good understanding of the wider objectives of the program.
Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience and familiarity with Health Care, Life Sciences and/or R&D terminology and standard industry applications.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university. Minimum six years of related experience. Prior Supervisory experience preferred.
Program Management experience in laboratory, R&D, life sciences, healthcare or other related project types is required.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PgMP (Program Management Professional) or PMP (Project Management Professional) or CMM(Certified Construction Manager) certifications preferred.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Strong process skills, negotiating, decision-making and analytical skills are necessary. Demonstrated ability in project management processes, tools and techniques.
Ability to build and maintain effective professional/client relationships.
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 19031859
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