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Director-CM&C Project Management United States,  

Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

Req ID 33177 Title Director-CM&C Project Management City Philadelphia State / Province Pennsylvania Country United States Company Overview At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. Responsibilities This position will occupy a key role partnering with Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) teams to provide operations support and planning to ensure that resources are deployed efficiently and projects are completed on time and within budget. This position will work primarily within CMC but also support the nodes where CMC interfaces with other functional groups within Avid. This position is also responsible for working with Avid s Chemical Development and Manufacturing senior leadership team to implement corporate goals and objectives for manufacturing teams.Key Responsibilities: Assist with the development of the long term strategic plan for development and manufacturing teamsLead CMC teams in establishing clear scope of work and drive team towards the delivery of project milestones on time, on budget, and within scope through utilization of project management toolsIdentify the project objectives and scope, develop and implement project strategy, and identify measurable success criteria for CMC projects, in collaboration with the Project Sponsor and Technical/Scientific LeadProvide leadership and direction to Technical/Scientific project leadsDevelop project documentation standards (e.g. project charter, project reports, etc.)Facilitate communication across company and engage stakeholders with a solution oriented focus and present strategies and plans to senior leadershipPrepares and conducts project team meetings including issuing of agenda, action items, and meeting minutesWork with CMC senior leadership to create project schedules that are integrated across all functions and aligned with company objectives prioritizationPartner with Clinical Development teams to align CMC with Clinical Development, Quality and Discovery efforts into integrated project plans ensuring cross functional alignment and accountability from project initiation through completionIdentify and monitor critical path, utilizing Project Management tools and develop contingency plans when the project deviates from that pathIdentify gaps in existing processes and drive the implementation of solutions that increase productivity and efficiency of the organizationUnderstand the commercial and customer needs of the project and integrate the learning to development of planning Assist with the management of the Chemical Development and Manufacturing budget by maintaining actuals to plan by working with Manufacturing Directors and Avid FinanceManage laboratory expansion projects for Avid laboratories and facilities as neededSupport CMC and clinical project planning for regulatory filings worldwideEnsure formal project closure (best practice identification, lessons learned, documentation) Build and maintain effective teams: motivate, recognize, coach and mentor team members Coordinate internal and Avid-Lilly meetings, and document and communicate key takeaways to relevant constituentsFoster a team culture of ownership and accountability including continuous evaluation, recognition and process improvement 33177BR Basic Qualifications Bachelor of Science (degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering preferred)A minimum of 5 years of project management experienceA minimum of 2 years of experience within a CMC department or group with hands on experience in chemical drug developmentQualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position Additional Skills/Preferences Demonstrated project management experience with a complex manufacturing development processesExperience in radiopharmaceuticals a plusExcellent computer skills (e.g., MSExcel, MSProject)Superior written and verbal communication skillsStrong organizational skills and attention to detailStrong interpersonal skills particularly motivational, negotiation, listening, judgement, analytic and conflict management skills, demonstrated by ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organizationDemonstrated people management skills. Ability to create effective relationships, motivate others, influence without authority, and collaborate internally and externally at all organization levelsAbility to collaborate and influence team members and leaders across the company as well as to be able to work in a rapidly changing environmentAbility to work both independently and in a team focused environmentStrong ability to embrace ambiguity and manage complexity and demonstrate problem-solving leadershipAbility to translate complex concepts into actionable, measurable tasksOperating skills including the ability to plan and organize the work to marshal resources and get the work doneHigh level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with strong work ethic Additional Information Some travel required (less than 20%)Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status


Pennsylvania, United States

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