Associate Director, Global Project Management & Leadership (GPM&L)
Company: Daiichi Sankyo
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Associate Director, Global Project Management & Leadership
(GPM&L) in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI Job DescriptionJoin a
Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!
Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of
innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care
and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by
leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than
100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20
countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world
draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of
promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong
portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the
Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with
Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily
focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other
research areas centered around rare diseases and immune
This position is responsible for providing project management, drug
development expertise to Global Project Teams including strategic
development and execution of an integrated product development
plan. This position may independently manage a lower complexity or
regional project or be partnered with a more senior project manager
in support of a larger, more complex drug development project. As a
project manager this position is accountable for partnering with
the Global Team and Global Clinical leader to ensure effective team
operations through meeting management, development plan/timeline
management, scope management, stakeholder management, risk/issue
management, finance and resource management, and conflict
resolution. This position may be assigned to any therapeutic area
and work on projects at any stage of development.
As a member of the GMP&L function this position is also
accountable for supporting divisional and departmental level
objectives and may also participate on a non-project initiative in
support of these objectives. This position will report to the Sr.
Director, Group Leader, GPM&L.
Project Responsibilities: Independently manage and drive strategy
development on Global Project Teams (GPT) for moderately complex or
regional projects (within the scope of the Global Development
Process and Functional Procedures) or independently manage
sub-teams of more complex projects in collaboration with a more
senior project manager. Establishes and maintains a high performing
Partners with the Clinical Team Leader to ensure a high performing
Clinical sub-team and to drive the development and delivery of the
clinical development plan in alignment with the product development
Manages team meetings including developing agendas and documenting
decisions and action items. Follows through on assignments and
ensures team members deliver on action items. Identifies
organizational gaps and influences the project environment to
address gaps that impact the program/project.
Manages the planning and use of program/project resources. Works
with finance and team members to secure adequate resourcing and
budget and tracks team performance against the budget.
Maintains global integrated project plans, project timelines, risk
management, plans and communication plans.
Supports scenario planning and critical path analyses. Identifies
problems and works with team to resolve.
Leverages their network to influence across the organization.
Manages project status in the project management information
systems and communicates risks/issues to GPM senior management in a
timely manner. Prepares scope change proposals and drafts stage
gate proposals for formal presentation to senior management.
Generates and maintains high quality risk management and
communication plans. Independently identifies issues and leads
issue resolution meetings. Leads risk identification,
prioritization and mitigation planning processes.
Identifies and recommends PM best practices for the broader
GPM&L organization. Ensure Project Team awareness of the Global
Development Process (GDP).
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the
qualifications below with or without a reasonable
Bachelor's Degree required
4 or more years Industry experience: Direct, global pharmaceutical
or drug development experience required
Advanced degree (i.e., MS, MBA or PhD) in a scientific discipline
with additional relevant experience preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification and/or training
in project management preferred
7 or more years' experience in pharmaceutical industry
4 or more years' experience drug development project management
experience or equivalent preferred
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
Candidates with Disabilities Who Require Assistance Daiichi Sankyo,
Inc. provides reasonable accommodation in job application
procedures for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled
veterans. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to
apply for a position through our online application process or you
otherwise need accommodation in connection with the recruiting
process due to a disability, you may use the alternative methods
described below to contact us about your interest in Daiichi
Sankyo, Inc. and/or to request an accommodation. Daiichi Sankyo,
211 Mt. Airy Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2311
Attn: Staffing Dept. By Phone: Phone: 908-992-6400 Equal
Opportunity Employment Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity
/ affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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