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Senior Strategic Project Manager - Oncology

Artech Information Systems
Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20878, United States
September 10, 2018


Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Strategic Project Manager - Oncology

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Duration: 12 Months

Job Summary

The Senior Strategic Project Manager (SPM) is a subject matter expert regarding project management best practices. This person will work collaboratively with Medical Leaders and other team members to ensure project goals and milestones are achieved. This position provides a high level of project management expertise to Medical Teams ensuring smooth and efficient operational implementation of evolving Medical brand strategies and life cycle management, enabling on-time / on-budget project delivery. The SPM will maintain, promote and influence plans via project management tools. The role has a high job complexity and the successful candidate must have a high level of independence to meet requirements outlined above with minimal supervision.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As SPM, consultant will work with Oncology Therapeutic Area/Functional Leadership teams for development of multi-year area roadmaps, brand medical plans and/or major initiatives.

Consultant will lead translation of strategy into project plans and deliverables and communicate plans/accountabilities to the team as well as leadership and key stake holders, escalating as appropriate.

Monitor overview of the financial status; drive decision-making within cross-team structure, including tradeoff/prioritization discussions regarding both programs and spend.

Consultant will challenge team and functional representatives on project assumptions relating to time, cost, resources and contingencies.

Maintain plans for major initiatives, such as product launches, via project management tools.

Proactively take initiative to address issues impacting team efficiency; creating process designs to streamline and simplify business processes.

Essential Requirements

BA/BS, ideally in science or medical field

5 - 7+ years pharmaceutical/biologics industry experience

Demonstrated success in managing complex cross-matrix, multi-year projects

Strong communication and collaboration skills

Proficient in all Microsoft applications

Desirable Requirements

MBA and/or PMP certification experience

Experience in late stage drug development and/or product launches

Oncology experience