USA - Project Manager III - Cambridge

Company: Infotree Global Solutions
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Location: Cambridge, USA
Max BR $148.7
6 month contract
40 hours per week but can be flexible to be 20 hours per week if needed

This is Cambridge, and hydrid, onsite not necessarily required but may be helpful for occasional team meetings.

This is not a lab role at all. See attached the request is a Project Manger with Pharma/R&D project experience, and if possible to select for these key words. This PM will help the Bus development team stay organized with external partner company meetings/discussions, track next steps, set meetings, minutes, etc. Very helpful if they have worked in pharma and specifically in R&D

Key highlights:
1). business development
2). diligence
3). R&D

OBJECTIVES: (Briefly summarise the overall purpose of the position. Objectives should
be written in 3 4 bulleted statements).
Project management for Neuroscience (NS) business development (BD)team, including collaborating with NS BD Head and team members and R&D stakeholders to support BD opportunity diligence and progression through agreement execution.
Supports BD head and team to prepare for BD pipeline review meetings and partnership opportunity decision making meetings within the Center for External Innovation (CEI) or within the Therapeutic Area Units (TAU).
Drives project management of multiple BD projects of varying complexity simultaneously, with minimal oversight.
Working with NS BD team, ensure documentation of BD opportunities is up to date and accurate in Customer Management System (Salesforce)
Coordinates preparation for partner meetings and Takeda team attendance at partnering meetings (eg JPM, Bio) and/or major scientific meetings.
Ensures operational excellence for BD opportunity evaluation by continually clarifying roles and responsibilities and diligence best practices for R&D stakeholders and asking for feedback from internal and external partners

ACCOUNTABILITIES: (Describe the primary duties and responsibilities of the job. Approximately 5 10 bulleted task statements should be identified).
With BD deal lead, develop key strategic objectives and approach for BD opportunity diligence
Assemble cross-functional due diligence teams; efficiently manage due diligence process; define and track project-specific timelines across multiple, complex projects
Partner with CEI colleagues to monitor and track deal activities in preparation for governance process and contract execution; ensure R&D functions are aware of impending BD deal execution
Lead weekly BD and extended team meetings, including determining meeting objectives, required attendees, documenting decisions and action items.
Collaborate with BD colleagues to
prepare for management update meetings including report generation, pre-read dissemination, and action plan follow-up.
Develop and implement robust and user-friendly reports from Salesforce system
Provide guidance on BD opportunity evaluation process and due diligence roles and responsibilities and expectations to R&D functions who are engaged in these processes
Collaborate with and provides guidance to Therapeutic Area or Drug Discovery unit colleagues to support asset externalization activities, including the preparation of data packages and presentations to potential partners
Contribute to the Center for External Innovation culture by collaborating and contributing to support department needs as requested

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: (List the essential and desirable education and competency requirements to perform the primary responsibilities of the job. Any minimum requirements should be highlighted.)
Bachelor s Degree science or business-related field
Advanced degree in science or business is preferred

Minimum of 5 years of in-depth pharmaceutical industry experience with drug development and related functions, particularly for Discovery through IND, and inclusive of early clinical development.
Minimum of 3 yrs project management experience and/or proven leadership experience in managing complex, multi-disciplinary projects in a matrixed environment.
Ability to facilitate group discussions and guide decision-making for technical and strategic assessments for BD opportunities
Strategic problem-solving ability

Knowledge and Skills
Project leadership and management skills are essential
Neuroscience therapeutic area expertise is desirable but not required
Simultaneous management of multiple tasks of varying complexity, without sacrificing quality of execution
Excellent organizational skills and effective presentation, written and verbal skills
Create and deliver presentations with focused recommendations
Ability to inspire, motivate and drive decision-making in a cross-functional team structure
Flexibility, tolerance, and diplomacy to manage differing opinions
Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Project Professional, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Project Management Professional certification with PMI desired

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Identify any physical demands required in the performance of the primary responsibilities of the position).

May travel to the US, EU and Japan offices and other meeting locations internationally.
Approximately 10% travel is required. EnteredNameComment2022-01-14 03:05 PM-Reason: Candidate(s) In Offer Process

Work Day: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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