SGZ Medical Program Management: Senior Program Manager (SPM)


The SPM will support the business-related initiatives for his/her respective Therapeutic Area (TA). This individual will work closely with his/her respective Medical Program Lead (MPL) and TA Global Medical Team (GMT), both internally and with our collaborative Alliance partner (when applicable), to support the operational execution of LCM-related initiatives as well as various programs including launch deliverables depending on the LCM of the product. The individual in this role, while working in a matrix team of people and resources, will support the TA-specific Medical Program Lead and GMT to ensure alignment of key activities outlined in the Global Medical Plans.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide Program Management support for his/her respective TA in close partnership with his/her respective MPL

  • Provide Program Management support relative to LCM management including overall processes, timelines, budget and coordination thereof for the following:

  • MM1 & MM2 processes

  • CSS - approval coordination and central source in Medical for CSO communications and partnerships

  • Partner with key functional key stakeholders to capture all operational details of ISS, RWE, study data milestones, and budget specific to all studies defined in the Medical plan

  • Compliance reporting for ISS/CSS

  • Optimize communication and decision-making by ensuring cross-functional representation at relevant team meetings as well as various Medical Affairs’ programs.

  • Support all operational activities to ensure work flow and processes are efficient and compliant with internal SOPs and external guidelines.

  • Manage portfolio & operational level activities via a harmonized Program Management Tool to be used across the SG MPM organization

  • Build and maintain strong and collaborative partnerships with internal and external parties. Serve as an advocate for the overall collaboration with our alliance partners (where applicable) and its objectives.

  • Provide Program Management support for various initiatives specific to TA

Role Requirements

The ideal candidate will have background in biotech/pharmaceutical industries as well as direct experience in Project/Program Management; scientific background and Medical Affairs experience preferred

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) required, advanced degree in science preferred, MBA is a plus

  • At least 4+ years of project/program management or relevant experience in biotech/pharma or clinical/scientific environment

  • Ability to lead project and implement strategy into tactical plan

  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methodology

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration coordinating cross-functional teams (matrix environment)

  • Ability to manage projects with minimum supervision from end to end

  • Ability to establish and provide frequent reporting dashboards with key metrics utilizing harmonized methodologies within our organization

  • Strong interpersonal and communication experience with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization, strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask and maintain tight timelines and priorities in a highly professional manner

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software

Core Competencies

  • Act for Change- embrace change and innovation to initiate new and improved ways of working.

  • Cooperate transversally- collaborate effectively with peers, stakeholders and partners across the organization, within and across GBUs, to positively impact business results.

  • Strategic Thinking & Decision Making – ability to think and plan broadly and long-term to inspire excellence in execution and timely decision making based on information available.

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