Senior Director, Project Management, Medical Affairs, Operations - United Kingdom
We currently have a new requirement in our project Management group, supporting our Medical Affairs function ensuring all Medical Affairs (MA) projects are delivered in a timely manner. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Medical Project Manager to assume oversight, strategic direction and execution as well as delivery of all Medical Affairs sponsored projects.
Purpose & Scope:
Lead the execution of the annual Core Medical Plan (CMP) and annual budget process for over 30 compounds, including quarterly forecasting and proactively manage and communicate budget and budget variance to senior leadership.
Lead and manage a team of 6-8 project managers, provide direction and oversight on all projects and ensure adequate project management resource allocation across portfolio of MA CMTs.
Work closely with MA Leadership Team (MA-LT), Medical Affairs Committee (MA-C), Operations Forum and other cross functional team members (including, Marketing Strategy (MS), and external partners) to ensure full and timely implementation and execution of all MA sponsored activities related to CMT and CMP
Co-secretariat of the Global Product Strategy Committee with MS counterpart, ensuring effective governance of MA sponsored studies via the GPSC
Responsible for defining Medical Affairs Project Management’s mission, vision and values that align with the wider MA mission and vision
Develop and implement 3-year roadmap for Project Management in Medical Affairs and build and sustain relationships with senior leaders and major stakeholders for this purpose
Oversees vendor and contract management for MA, ensuring the timely execution of contracts and that work with external vendors is conducted in full compliance with internal and external regulations
Responsible for the virtual leadership for all Medical Affairs Project Management globally and accountable for the timely introduction of project management tools, techniques and processes and their effective integration into the global way of working within corporate boundaries.
Serve as primary liaison with Budget & Control group for all Medical Affairs budget (currently >$300M annually)