Program Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Salary:

    €60000 - €80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carlos Biggemann

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Key Responsibilities
*Responsible for the management of operational aspects (e.g. budget tracking, project plans, defined work streams) of the assigned development program
*Contribute to the development and further enhancement of the vision and strategy of the development program in close collaboration with the Program Head
*Provide project management expertise to a cross-functional program team
*Work pro-actively with team members to ensure execution of program plan, in time, budget and quality and in adherence with Program Governance
*Pro-actively resolve potential issues in close collaboration with functions
*Coordinate planning and monitoring of all program-related activities by providing an integrated program plan
*Liaise with the cross-functional team on planning, monitoring, managing and reporting program budget and serve as interface with finance/controlling
*Provide budget updates as requested, including scenarios/analysis
*Ensure appropriate documentation of research and development activities and implement tools to facilitate program execution and collaboration within the program team
*Organization and active participation in program team meetings including meeting preparation and recording of minutes, and tracking of action items, deliverables and team decisions
*Facilitate cross-functional program team in developing comprehensive program recommendations based on scenario planning, as needed
*Interact with the Program Management Office (PMO) Manager to develop, implement and maintain harmonized processes and tools
*Lead project- or process-related work streams, if required

Required Qualifications:
*Degree in Life Sciences
*Minimum of 3 years' experience in biological drug research and development
*experience with biologics and a basic understanding of the operational and regulatory requirements
*Proficient in project management practices and tools, incl. project controlling
*Proficient user of MS Office applications, incl. MS Project
*Experience in working in a cross-functional environment
*Ability to work in a highly structured and organized manner with an affinity to process-, milestone- and deliverable driving thinking
*Professional working proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communication skills
*Strong team player and collaborative mindset