CSL Behring the global biotherapies provider driven by its promise to save lives and to improve the quality of life for people with rare and serious medical conditions.
For our location in Bern, we are looking for a
Senior Project Manager (R&D Global Project management)
The purpose of this position is to autonomously lead a single complex project or multiple projects within a program / portfolio, from initiation and planning, through to execution, monitoring and closure.
The role will be based at CSL’s Bern site and will report to the Director, Global R&D Early Development & Partnerships.
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities :
Provide direct input into, and lead the development of project strategy including the evaluation of alternative development scenarios.
Apply strategic and business acumen to provide critical input into business planning processes to drive value within the portfolio.
Lead the Core Project Team (CPT) and actively participate at associated team meetings including expert teams and project strategy groups.
Oversee and facilitate collaboration with external partners to integrate services, technologies and capabilities.
Oversee and manage the operational aspects of third party alliances ensuring contractual obligations are adhered to.
Be involved in project-related commercial licensing / partnering / intellectual property activities.
Develop and manage the scope, budget and timelines of the project(s).
Secure functional resources for the project team.
Actively participate and lead any new processes and process improvement initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Project Management function or the R&D division.
Qualifications & Experience :
An advanced degree in Life Science or Engineering, PMP certification, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent would be considered advantageous.
5+ years’ experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry (or where relevant a biomedical research organisation) in Early Development
Experience in the development of immunoglobulins and / or human plasma products would be a strong asset
5+ years’ experience in project management, in initiation, planning, execution, monitor / control and closeout.
In depth knowledge in the drug development and manufacturing processes for pharmaceuticals (CMC, Non-Clinical, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs).
Experience in strategic planning and the ability to develop and evaluate alternative development scenarios and options for project management to drive value within the portfolio.
Experience working in global project teams, leading and motivating cross functional teams in a matrix management environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including a positive and constructive attitude and the ability to build effective relationships and teams.
Negotiation and influential skills advantageous.
Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively deliver project information and development strategies.
An easy and flexible manner when dealing with all levels of management.
We are looking forward to receiving your online application.
Applications must include a motivation letter and CV, as well as letters of references and copies of relevant transcripts and / or diplomas in the original language.
Please include all these in one document together with the CV.
CSL Behring is committed to provide equal employment opportunity for all.
Worker Type : Employee
Worker Sub Type : Regular