Project Management Lead - Director

Project Management Lead - Director

10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Key Tasks
  • Leading the planning/execution of portfolio projects and programs in CNPTs
  • Responsible for the development of strategic options for a project
  • Responsible for coordinating the creation of project plan (business case, cross-functional development plans, budget and timeline), and project plan update and maintenance
  • Responsible for tracking performance of project delivery
    • Tracking and managing project performance (e.g., timeline/budget), monitoring/addressing emerging issues, and providing regular project update to governance body, stakeholders and senior management
  • Coordinating the project plan approvals by governance bodies and communicating the decision to stakeholders
  • Leading respective project review at C-PRF and PMC
  • Be the interface with GPT project mgmt on CNPT behalf
  • Provide mentorship to junior PMLs
  • Lead projects/initiatives that improve ways of working and increase team/organization effectiveness and functional/organization capability

Academic / Professional Qualification
  • Education with Pharmaceutical related major and project management training

Technical / Skills Training
  • Deep knowledge in drug development and project management, with both global and China experience
  • Deep knowledge and experience in financial management of projects and developing the business cases for projects.
  • Disease Area expertise in one or more therapy areas and experience with both small and large molecules
  • Understanding of project management tools and ways of working to plan, execute, identify and mitigate risks for a project
  • Leadership, strategic thinking, problem solving
  • Communication & Presentation skills
  • Effective meeting and time mgmt and meeting minute organization
  • Ability to see cross-project dependencies and act to resolve issues
  • Influencing and stakeholder engagement/management skills

Working Experience
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in drug development
  • Global working experience is a must

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.
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