Senior Project Manager – Commercialization Research and Development Compliance (CRDC)
Location:
Thousand Oaks , California
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
R-33369
This position will primarily support the Parsabiv™ & Sensipar® Product Delivery Teams (PDTs).
The Senior Program Manager drives the development and manages the execution of high quality, global, integrated cross-functional project plans in support of the overall program strategy for assigned teams / sub-teams. He/she will apply project management best practices in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control and closing of projects. Responsible for partnering with functional leads to develop high quality, integrated, cross-functional plans for cross-functional sub-teams that are aligned with the overall program strategy by:
Identifying key deliverables for each function and their inter-dependencies
Ensuring cross-functional alignment and accountability
Identifying project issues or resource gaps and facilitating resolution
Driving decision making according to DAI ( Amgen Decision Making Framework)
Monitoring and communicating progress and adherence to timelines Facilitating resource planning, financial and capacity assessments
Conducting the risk management and scenario planning according to Amgen's Decision Framework (DAI)
Driving the development of contingency and/or risk mitigation plansManaging the effectiveness of the sub-teams by:
Documenting issues, decisions and action items of functional sub-teams and ad hoc project team meetings
Escalating cross-functional project issues to Global Program Manager (GPM) or cross-functional sub-team leader, as appropriate Implementing decisions from governance / review boards, Product Team and/or TA Heads (in conjunction with GPM/Sub-Team Lead)
Coordinating activities with external business partners and alliances, where applicable; contributing to partnership contract deliverables
Partnering with GPM/ Sub-team Lead to develop Review Board and/or TA Review deliverables and creating management reportsDriving the communication plans for cross-functional sub-teams by:
Serving as a single point of contact for managing cross-functional sub-team information (content and quality)
Providing cross-functional project information to GPM/Sub-Team Lead for incorporation into commercialization deliverables and program timelines
Providing cross-functional project information at functional sub-team meetings and to other stakeholders, as appropriate Managing sub-team communication across functions and regions
Leading and/or participating in special department, cross-functional, or team projects Applying best practice project management to Amgen's global commercialization process
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years of Project Management experience
OR Master's degree and 4 years of Project Management experience
OR Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Project Management experience
OR Associate's degree and 10 years of Project Management experience
OR High School diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree or strong demonstration of equivalent combination of relevant educational and professional training Experience in leading cross-functional teams
Eight+ years industry experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, or other Healthcare-related field
Four+ years experience in a drug development Project Management role Drug Development knowledge with basic to strong understanding of other functions relevant to the position which may include: Research, Preclinical, Clinical, Manufacturing, Commercial and Regulatory Utilization of Project Management tools, methodologies, practices and infrastructure, as related to the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Previous experience supporting Operations/Manufacturing teams
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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