Senior Project Manager

Key People

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Western Europe,--Basel,Basel,

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pv, pharmacovigilance, drug safety

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Date Posted :

26 Apr, 2019

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Key People

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Pharma Research & Development Jobs

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Required Capabilities & Skills:

* Performing standard project management activities for assigned projects, including strategic planning, financial management, change & stakeholder management, and risk & issue management
* Effectively determining and/or understanding the business challenge and requirements addressed by the project solution, and ensure the consistent drive to deliver quality, fit-for-purpose, and effective deliverables and outcomes
* Creating, executing, and maintaining project approach and plans in collaboration with project business, and, when applicable, technical and vendor leads
* Defining and negotiating project deliverables, costs, scope and resource requirements throughout each project; proven effectiveness planning and managing budgets and other resources
* Identifying and assessing impacts on all stakeholders. Leading the design, development, alignment, and implementation of associated change and communication strategies, plans, and tactics accordingly.
* Monitoring and motivating the project team for delivery of all business-related project deliverables, exhibiting strong influencing and leadership skills to work effectively and efficiently in cross-functional, often virtual and matrix teams
* Approaching risk minimization in a solution-oriented and innovative way
* Effectively organizing, facilitating, and leading team, stakeholder, and sponsor meetings, as well as any necessary project workshops and working sessions; having strong presentation skills and comfortable presenting information to others at varying organisational levels
* Proactively identifying and managing project interdependencies and impacts on other projects, programs, and/or business processes
* Collaborating with solution and benefits owners in the business throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure successful adoption and transition to the business at the end of the project
* Developing metrics that will enable the monitoring of a program's engagement, adoption, and performance

*For some joint Business/Informatics projects, the above activities are carried out jointly with the Informatics Project Manager.

Professional Qualities
● Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals
● Strong attention-to-detail
● Ability to work with less guidance and supervision in strategising, designing, and overseeing assigned activities as well as ad hoc assignments or projects
● Consistently acts in a solution-oriented manner

* Bachelor's Degree in technical (e.g., computer science), or life sciences, or other related discipline (e.g., business administration or management, organisational development)
* Qualification/certification in Project Management is preferred
* Graduate or higher-level degree in related discipline is a plus
* Fluent written and verbal English (proficiency in additional languages is a plus)

* 4 or more years' project management or business consultant experience, preferably in pharmaceutical or related industry
* Experience in agile methodology and agile ways of working
* Significant project management experience, ideally at the global or regional level
* Experience working in a product development or safety function and/or significant exposure to product development and/or PV activities is preferred
* Experience working in a multinational organisation

* Strong knowledge project and change management methodologies and tools
* Agile/Scrum experience preferred
* Strong knowledge of AI/ML/Data Science is preferred
* Knowledge of governing regulations and standards, such as FDA and EU PV legislation, ICH, GCP and GVP, and of end-to-end PV System is preferred
* Knowledge of drug development, drug safety and commercialisation is strongly preferred an advantage
* Multicultural awareness

Company Name:

Key People


Catherine House,Adelaide Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom





less than 100




St Albans

Phone No. :

01727 817 626

Key People is a recognised leading supplier of staffing and recruitment services to the Pharmaceutical, Scientific & Biotech industry. The company has been operating for over 20 years and has an integrated team of qualified recruitment consultants averaging more than 7 years of recruitment experience. Each consultant is a specialist recruiter for their market area, so they can provide full market advice to candidates and clients alike.

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