Senior Global Project Manager

United States, New York, New York

As a key member on project teams, the Global Project Manager (GPM) in Pharma Research & Early Development is expected to actively contribute and challenge the definition and development of a project strategy and to help project teams to effectively and efficiently deliver on the strategic objectives agreed with the relevant governance body.
The GPM partners with the Project Team Leader to anticipate, identify, manage and communicate project risks and opportunities across the key functions. The role of GPM requires excellent interpersonal skills, including clear, succinct and timely communication and proven ability to foster important relationships with customers and key stakeholders.

Main responsibilities:
  • Development, maintenance, pro-active tracking & management of a high quality, ambitious, integrated project plan from exploratory through to confirmatory development; closely and transparently managing the critical path of the project
  • Identifying, managing & communicating key project risks and leading risk management strategies in partnering with the Project Team Leader;  facilitating discussion on project scenarios and options
  • Building effective team operation and positive team dynamic to succeed with milestone achievement
  • Maintaining, tracking, reporting and understanding variances in the integrated project budget by working in close collaboration with functional contributors and finance
  • Representing Project Management with stakeholders in all management positions
  • Guiding effectively a due diligence team through the formation of a comprehensive drug development plan and budget