Search Jobs

View our current pharma and IT jobs. Apply or save your search.

Senior Level Project Manager within Pharma Global Risk Management

Summit, NJ 07901

Posted: 02/02/2023 Job Number: 23030170

Job Description


Hybrid Position (50% on site) in Summit, NJ.

Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of experience in Project Management, with progressively increasing responsibilities in delivery and project management.
  • BS/BA; PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or similar certification.
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry experience.
  • Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety experience.
  • GVP Module V Risk Management System EU regulation knowledge.
  • Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies regulation knowledge.
  • Experience communicating with all levels of the organization; familiar with change management principles.
  • Experience working in complex, cross functional, multi-cultural and global environments.
  • Expertise in MS Project, Excel, and other project management tools.
  • Track record of successfully coordinating a decentralized network of colleagues.
  • Experience in supporting process development and impact assessment.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to build and monitor a tactical plan, track activities, flag potential delays, and hit milestones.
  • Demonstrate an initiative spirit, creativity, and ability to work effectively in complex, rapidly changing environments.
  • Ability to react and re-direct when new information is available or there is a change in business priorities.
  • Expertise in setting and managing leadership and Stakeholder expectations.
  • Ability to effectively organize and motivate diverse teams to achieve goals.
  • Manage conflict and roadblocks well.
  • Experience running status meetings and effectively holding team members accountable for status, deliverables, and timely escalation of blockers.
  • Track record of directly addressing issues of underperformance, as well as recognizing good performance.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), with the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels.
  • Escalate issues in a manner that is effective, collaborative, and respectful.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo to evolve stakeholders in more efficient and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate ability to engage in effective joint problem-solving.
  • Exemplify a highly collaborative mindset and client service-focus.
  • Actively anticipate, track and plan for risks and issues, dependencies, resourcing, and contingencies.
  • Function effectively as an advisor for the Business Partner and program and project stakeholders.
    • Build strong relationships and gain trust.
    • Understand business requirements and the value proposition for programs and projects.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with members of defined program and project teams.
  • Communicate status, risks, dependencies, and issues effectively.
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to influence without authority and manage senior level stakeholders.
  • Communication and Leadership skills required.

Project Description:
  • The business Project Manager (PM) is accountable for the day-to-day hands-on management of project activities for critical business projects for Risk Management within Global Risk Management in Worldwide Patient Safety (WWPS), including project planning, directing, and managing project execution, monitoring, and documenting project work, and scheduling plus meeting minutes of all project activities.
  • The PM is accountable for ensuring that all risk management objectives are effectively and efficiently executed and delivered successfully against expectations, remaining on-time, within budget and within scope.
  • The PM is responsible for providing necessary risk management team updates and input into Global Risk Management Lead of Publishing and Support to support successful delivery of the entire project.
  • Manage critical business activities supporting assigned projects.
  • Coordinate internal cross-functional resources and vendors for the execution of project activities and deliverables.
  • Track submissions including any external stakeholders.
  • Track finances and burn rate for project(s).
  • Define and organize workstream activities for the project and track progress.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation for workstream activities.
  • Manage project team priorities and expectations through efficient and effective planning.
  • Proactively anticipate, track, and mitigate project-related issues and risks.
  • Organize and communicate baseline schedules and important milestones to end stakeholders, set expectations, responsibilities and follow up as appropriate to projects progress per the baseline schedule.
  • Diligently maintain and communicate updates to the schedule, as required.
  • Lead meetings and ensure that meeting minutes and follow ups are taken, distributed, and monitored for close out.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation on SharePoint, including status updates and other project deliverables.
  • Track all relevant submission documents and coordinate with key internal stakeholders.
  • Communicate key workstream activities and outcomes to various stakeholders.
  • Facilitate decision making with stakeholders and SMEs to drive workstream outcomes.
  • Provide status updates and identify cross-workstream dependencies to the project team.
  • Unblock or escalate issues to the GRM Lead of Publishing and Support in a timely manner; then drive and own mitigation.
  • Provide executive summary and score card reports.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Loren: loren@alphaconsulting.Com


Meet Your Recruiter

Loren Graham

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Refer A Friend

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.