Director of Project Management

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A brilliant opportunity exists for an outstanding individual capable of fitting in to this very rewarding Director of Project Management role. Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical company, is looking to hire someone who can bring additional value to the role. If you’re dedicated and energetic, and can ensure thorough attention to detail at all times, this could be the perfect role for you.

1) Drive complex initiatives from conception through successful completion by overseeing the development of an actionable roadmap and ensuring effective execution against the plans for all aspects of the initiative
2) Oversee the development of a comprehensive set of plans, made up of discipline specific project plans, integrated into a program plan spanning all aspect of the initiative, including internal and external deliverables
3) Drive business decisions to align planning assumptions, applying knowledge of drug discovery, development, manufacturing, commercialization, and uptake to create plans that are both comprehensive and achievable
4) Deploy effective program management tactics to manage toward key dates
5) Provide leadership throughout the execution of the program
6) Monitor progress and ensure to identify and resolve issues
7) Escalate issues to resolution and remove barriers or hurdles
8) Prioritize needed actions and secure timely decisions
9) Communicate timeline slippage and identify mitigation action
10) Infuse project and program management skills into the organization by mentoring others, sharing business process and best practices, as well as creating and maintaining tools


  • 1) A university degree is required (preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people with recent experience in project management

    If you’d like to be part of this rare opportunity and feel you can contribute to the company’s growth, let us know by submitting your resume and application.


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Director / VP
  Project Management
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