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Summary

As innovation and management leader with professionalism, personal commitment, broad scientific knowledge and business experience. Looking for the opportunity to support challenging growing strategies by companies carrying high potential where I will bring my vision and analytic mindset as

• Business minded co-worker supported by a premium strategic vision

• Challenges over taker and team leader who is result oriented and flexible

• Key player in international networks & ecosystems by cross-functional and multicultural teams

SPECIALITIES

Pharma & Biopharma

Business Administration and Management

Management Consulting

Research & Innovation

Organizational Effectiveness

Program & Project Management

Organic Chemistry

EXPERTISE

Business Analysis and Development:

• Elaborate vision to develop, describe and outline strategies

• Enable growing potentials both through a market vision and sharp technological picture

• Implementation of winning strategy and goals set-up

• C-level business advisory: business case analysis and sound market intelligence Consulting

• Recruitment candidate selection

• Preparation and training for qualification with clients

• Courses trainer : Portfolio Management, Conflict Management

• Junior consultants coaching : soft skills

Management:

• Global program investment management, project team leading

• Organizational Effectiveness and Business Process Improvement

• Coach and motivate team-members for qualitative and quantitative results delivery

• Gathering outstanding evidences to investing bodies on projects’ value for decision

• Sharp and assertive communication to all stakeholders

Science & Technology:

• IP and knowledge management: competitive intelligence, technology scouting

• Operational innovation management

• Broad background in organic chemistry

• Scientific project leading and manufacturing process support

• Drug product and process development and life cycle maintenance

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Management Consultant Wavre, Belgium
    Since January 2014

    Consultant for Vaccines life cycle through:
    • Manufacturing throughput improvement Program Management (from Jan 2014)
    • Life cycle technical team ad-interim lead (Jan to Sep 2014)
    • Product Life Cycle crisis management (on demand)

    Hard duties
    ● Whole Program to project management
    ● 23 M€ budget management & follow-up ownership
    ● Program return and present value KPI design and implementation
    ● Alignment and coordination for three projects within cross functional teams
    ● Management and lead of technical cross functional team
    ● Manufacturing transversal and global projects lead or follow-up
    ● Ensure compliance with internal governance
    ● Worldwide alignment and coordination for technical production changes implementation
    ● Global Industrialization Operations representative to Project Team (Global Commercial & Clinical development team)
    ● Ensure product process integrity and maintenance through internal & CMO network and within product transfer projects
    ● Technical support for deviation management upon production sites requests

    Soft duties
    ● Stakeholder management
    ● Change Management : improve business processes and practice
    ● Program & projects team members coaching
    ● Products’ process robustness and quality maintenance vision and strategy support
    ● Cross functional team alignment, deliverables priority stetting and projects implementation focus
    ● Crisis management : X-functional team leading, root cause analysis, risk management & action plan delivery
    ● Crisis management : inter department to C-level communication

    Major achievements:
    Establish a program management business process and ease specialists to focus on technical deliverables
    Enable a first time in the department program return and value indicators use
    Refocus the cross-functional team on priority deliveries aligned with portfolio & global strategies
    Production crisis resolution via systematic root cause analysis and related remediation plan avoiding supply cut-off

  • Senior Consultant
    Since January 2014
    About AVERTIM Most organizations are facing major transformation challenges due to market, technological, social or political factors. In an ever-changing World, ensuring an active alignment between Strategy and Operations is a driver of competitive advantage. Avertim is a uniquely positioned Management Consulting Group that assists you in defining and implementing solutions for effective alignment between Business, Technology and Management. We bring our clients' ideas and projects to life through a profound understanding of strategic business benefits, and then accelerate their performance with a pragmatic ‘doing’ mindset and approach. Avertim was founded in 2007 by Hervé Lefébure, former CEO Benelux and Spain of a global consulting company. Today, Avertim has grown to over a 180 consultants active in several European countries, advising clients on their major challenges. Avertim is specialized in selected high-level services, across a diversified range of strategic sectors including Life Sciences, banking & Insurance, Telecommunications, transport & Mobility, Energy. Service portfolio: Product & Service Management R&D & Innovation Management Business Process Management Risk & Compliance Management PMO & Portfolio Management Project & Program Management Change Management Operational Excellence Enterprise Architecture Management Engineering & Manufacturing Management For more information, please visit our career page and our website

  • Senior Innovation & Management Consultant
    Since January 2014
    Current assignment @ a Pharmaceutical Vaccines Company (Wavre, BE) : Global Quality Portfolio, Program Management & PMO deployment Assignment from Jan 2014 to Jun 2016 @ a Pharmaceutical Vaccines Company (Wavre, BE), Life Cycle Vaccines manufacturing ● Manufacturing throughput recovery Program Management ● Product crisis management ● Technical Life Cycle Team lead, ad-interim (8 months) Approach & main achievements • Program to project management implementation • 23 M€ budget management & follow-up • Program return and present value KPI design and implementation • Alignment and coordination for three projects within cross functional • Manufacturing transversal and global projects lead • Ensure compliance with internal governance • Worldwide alignment and coordination for technical production changes implementation • Representation at Global Industrialization Operations • Ensure product process integrity and maintenance through internal & CMO network and within product transfer • Technical support for deviation management Technical environment & methodologies • Establish a program management business process and ease specialists to focus on technical deliverables • Enable a first time in the department program return and value indicators use • Products’ process robustness and quality maintenance vision and strategy support • Crisis management methodology and leadership • Cross functional team alignment, deliverables priority stetting and projects implementation focus management : team leading, root cause analysis, risk management & action plan delivery • Inter department to C-level communication planning and execution • Team objective set up and monitoring (KPIs, visual management…) • Team members coaching for tools and team behavior

Past Experience

  • Consultant
    June 2012 --- December 2013
    Innovation and Development project management Mission @ a Pharmaceutical Vaccines Company (Wavre, BE), Vaccines Project Manager Jun, 2012 to Dec, 2013 Approach & main achievements • Take over of the management for a piece of vaccines’ development projects of a four specific portfolio • Design and implementation of team visual management • Building project plans in new portfolio & project management tool • Contribution to the design and the implementation of hand-on management rules and guidelines to enhance the development projects efficiency in the frame of the platform’s roles & responsibilities Technical environment & methodologies • Projects plans production, follow-up and reporting (critical path, bottle necks…) • Preparation, management and reporting for Project Teams and Leadership Teams meetings • Ensure compliance with internal governance • Risk management: training, registers production & maintenance • Information and documentation management • Budget consolidation, review and sharing • Communication planning and execution • Cross functional team alignment and strategy focus • Team objective set up and monitoring (KPIs, visual management…) • Team members coaching for tools and team behavior

  • Vaccines Project Manager Wavre, Belgium
    June 2012 --- December 2013

    Consultant for Vaccines life cycle through:
    • Manufacturing throughput improvement Program Management (from Jan 2014)
    • Life cycle technical team ad-interim lead (Jan to Sep 2014)
    • Product Life Cycle crisis management (on demand)

    Hard duties
    ● Whole Program to project management
    ● 23 M€ budget management & follow-up ownership
    ● Program return and present value KPI design and implementation
    ● Alignment and coordination for three projects within cross functional teams
    ● Management and lead of technical cross functional team
    ● Manufacturing transversal and global projects lead or follow-up
    ● Ensure compliance with internal governance
    ● Worldwide alignment and coordination for technical production changes implementation
    ● Global Industrialization Operations representative to Project Team (Global Commercial & Clinical development team)
    ● Ensure product process integrity and maintenance through internal & CMO network and within product transfer projects
    ● Technical support for deviation management upon production sites requests

    Soft duties
    ● Stakeholder management
    ● Change Management : improve business processes and practice
    ● Program & projects team members coaching
    ● Products’ process robustness and quality maintenance vision and strategy support
    ● Cross functional team alignment, deliverables priority stetting and projects implementation focus
    ● Crisis management : X-functional team leading, root cause analysis, risk management & action plan delivery
    ● Crisis management : inter department to C-level communication

    Major achievements:
    Establish a program management business process and ease specialists to focus on technical deliverables
    Enable a first time in the department program return and value indicators use
    Refocus the cross-functional team on priority deliveries aligned with portfolio & global strategies
    Production crisis resolution via systematic root cause analysis and related remediation plan avoiding supply cut-off

  • Consultant Europe
    September 2011 --- May 2012
    Industrial Research and Development Asset Management, Process Excellence, Organizational Effectiveness and Innovation Process Improvement: within a commitment in a project team, participate to the analysis and assessment of potential improvement within client's. Operational implementation of risk management, knowledge capitalization, projects prioritization and KPI tools and personal behavior changes together with hosting company's actors and interfacing people. Mission @ EDF fuel power plant (Porcheville, FR), Management Systems Oct 17, 2011 to Apr 27, 2012 In a fuel electric power plan (4 units of 600 MW): assessment of the actual maintenance programs, design of new organization and management systems together with stakeholders. Alignment of the maintenance operations’ drive with plan’s objectives and national strategy. • Assessment of the as-is maintenance management system and development of an improved organization and management systems. • Implementation of new systems and organization’s deployment. nce operations’ drive with plan’s objectives and national strategy. Mission @ PB Gelatins, Tessenderlo group (Vilvoorde, BE), Innovation PMO and TRP aligment Sept 5, 2011 to Oct 08, 2011 TRP: internal talents identification, training needs and planned external recruitments mapping. PMO: ensure the collection and accuracy of the PMO project’s list. Rating framework for markets, geography and resource management.

  • Contractor Consultant Europe
    March 2011 --- July 2011
    Industrial Research and Development Asset Management, Process Excellence, Organizational Effectiveness and Innovation Process Improvement. Mission @ Barry Callebaut (Dijon, FR) Jul 4, 2011 to Jul 29, 2011 Production process waste management recycling improvement, assessment of behaviour and implementation of action plan and new procedures. Mission @ LBC Tank Terminals (Antwerpen, BE), control management study Apr 18, 2011 to Apr 29, 2011 Operational efficiency analysis for the Antwerpen site upon the global grouo project: SHEQ, IT, operational workflow and financial control assesment analysis and assesment. Mission @ DSM-NP (Keiseraugst, CH), R&D department effectiveness analysis Mar 14, 2011 to Apr 8, 2011 The R&D innovation process and organization does not fulfill the expectations of internal customers (corporate, marketing, production) mainly in term of result and time lines keeping. • Full analysis of the as-is process and interfaces. • Definition of to-be innovation organization goals and indicators. • Delivering of the R&D department picture and its role in the process. • Proposition of improvements through re-design of process and projects management systems.

  • R&D Scientist Neder-Over-Heembeek, Brussels, Belgium
    July 2007 --- April 2010
    Intellectual Property Coordinator: Manage the Organic Electronic Platform Patent portfolio build in-house and within collaborations: drafting, filing and prosecution of in-house and external (joined and founded) collaborations patents mostly at the European and United States patent offices under the supervision of a senior patent attorney. Research Scientist - Organic Synthesis Projects Manager: - Design synthesis and development of new materials for organic electronic applications: manage design, synthesis and early development of new molecules both monomers and single molecules in tight collaboration with the products evaluation team, external associates universities and incorporated companies. Research strategy lead to improve molecule’s performances together with synthesis early development linked to a future larger scale production. - Synthesis development of fluorinated intermediates: New fluorinated molecules have been raised up from lab scale to first batch production through chemical development in collaboration with plants, customers, IP, marketing and financial services.

  • Research Assistant
    April 2006 --- June 2007
    Pr. Bernd Giese group. Synthesis of non-natural nucleosides for on electron transport through DNA and enzymes studies : The synthesis of nucleosides and oligonucleotides coupled to light-activated electron injectors and/or porphyrin-type electron traps allow the study of electron transport in DNA and enzymes. The target molecules could give evidences to explain excess electron transport through DNA and ribonucleotide reductases action mechanisms.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow
    March 2005 --- March 2006
    Pr. Bruce H. Lipshutz group. Construction of the biaryl Vancomycin array via Bergman cyclisation: An innovating route to access to the Vancomycin biaryl array via stereocontroled Bergman cyclisation has being developed. The synthesis of the chiral tether linked enediynes targets involved the use of assorted organic reactions in a multi-step synthesis strategy.

Personality

Self Assessment :
Strategic thinkingAdaptabilityAssertivenessCollaborationInnovative thinkingProblem solvingProactivityIndependenceTrust

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Biochemistry Negotiation Scientific writing R&DBiopharmaceuticalsChemistryClinical trialsCAPACommunication SkillsDrug substance developmentEnglishMicrosoft OfficeVaccinesTime ManagementPowerPointPeptidesPhase II Phase IPhase IIIpeople managementR&DPharmaceutical Industry
LinkedIn Assessment :
R&DCross-functional team leadershipBusiness Process ImprovementPharmaceutical IndustryManagement ConsultingProject ManagementStrategyProcess improvementLifesciencesChemistryFrenchmanagementOrganic ChemistryProgram ManagementChange ManagementProcess developmentTrainingBiotechnologyTechnology transferInnovation ManagementLeadershipBusiness TransformationConsultingReport WritingOperational ExcellenceProcess EngineeringPMOPRINCE2Organic electronicsPeople Management & DevelopmentIntellectual property strategyDrug DiscoveryInnovationRisk ManagementRisk AnalysisOrganizational EffectivenessConsultancyProduct developmentTeam LeadershipData AnalysisProduct Life CycleVaccinesBusiness StrategyProject PlanningProject Portfolio ManagementInternational Project ManagementBusiness AnalysisInnovation InvestmentBiopharmaceuticalsNegotiation

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Technology researchWritten presentationcoordinating research projectsCollaborate with project teamManage contractors Manage study budgetManage projects resourcesNegotiate budget Organise meetingsOral presentationOrganise steering committeeStorytellingbudgeting of R&D activities

Education

  • Master's degree in Business Administration and Management, General from Solvay Brussels School in 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from University of Geneva in 2004
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Fine Organic Chemistry from Université Claude Bernard (Lyon I) in 2000
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemistry from Université Blaise Pascal (Clermont-II) - Clermont-Ferrand in 1999

Training and Certification

  • Prince 2 - Foundations Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
French
Native
English
Full Proficiency
German
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    6 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Managing Director Senior Project Manager (PM)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes