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Manager, Research Portfolio Management

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Job Description

  • Responsible for managing multiple Nonclinical Subteams of Development Project Teams, in addition to managing Joint Research Committees of Alliance Teams.
  • Works in partnership with Nonclinical Subteam Leaders to ensure timely, efficient, and effective meetings, and to ensure adequate progress on research activities between meetings.
  • Co-chairs Nonclinical Subteam meetings and is responsible for coordinating team operations and communications.
  • Leads the design, implementation, and update of the nonclinical portion of RFX documents and Project Team goals, which form the operational basis for the Nonclinical Subteam.
  • Collaborates with the Nonclinical Subteam and Development functional areas to align on project execution and mitigate project issues.
  • Informs Research Leadership (SLT) of critical new data and changes in strategy.
  • Coordinates the evaluation of new combinations and new indications by ensuring involvement of both Research and Development during study plan review and data sharing.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Must be able to support multiple project teams simultaneously and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be well organized and have a strong attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must understand applications, principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and skill with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Experience with Microsoft Project and other reporting and tracking tools is preferred.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • BA/BS with 6+ years or MS degree with 4+ years of relevant experience, which includes experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a functional area scientist or project manager.
  • Experience should include participation in cross-functional project team activities.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.


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