Allergan R&D Project Mgr in Madison, New Jersey

R&D Project Mgr

Madison, New Jersey, United States at https://agn.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/7651/other-jobs-matching/location-only

Jan 08, 2019Post Date

186678Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Our Madison, NJ office has an exciting opportunity available in the Project & Portfolio Management Department for a R&D Project Manager.

As a member of a project team, assist/support the project lead in the management of the development and lifecycle process of compounds within the corporate portfolio.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

· Work with project teams to develop strategic and tactical plans for compounds within the corporate portfolio. This includes but is not limited to Global Development Strategies with costs and timelines.

· Facilitate communication within and outside the project team

Requirements

· 3 - 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical research organization; drug development experience (CMC, clinical and/or preclinical); 2-4 years minimal project manager experience

· Work with project teams to identify and communicate project risks, benefits, issues, contingency planning

· Prepare project and departmental reports,draft agendas, meeting minutes, presentations for project related meetings

· Review relevant project documents and ensure that all required project databases and files are up to date

· Participate in meetings, teams or committees as they relate to assigned projects

Requirements

· Work with project teams to identify and communicate project risks, benefits, issues, contingency planning

· Prepare project and departmental reports

· Review and ensure that all required project databases and files are up to date

· Review relevant project specific documents

· Participate in meetings, teams or committees as they relate to assigned projects

· Work with the project team and sub-teams to track and optimize project plans

· Coordinate quarterly estimates for annual budgets and long- term budget planning including both external costs and FTEs

· May assist project lead with invoicing for projects with partner shared costs

· May participate in partner meetings as they relate to the position

· May participate in special projects to increase efficiencies and enhance business practices

· Under guidance of direct manager may act as a project lead for assigned projects

Preferred Skills/Qualification

· Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership potential.

· Works well under pressure, with initiative to take on unfamiliar tasks.

· Attention to detail consistently

· Proactive/self-starter consistently

· Initiative and accountability

· Understanding of drug development

· Strong written and oral communication skills including an ability to synthesizing information to accommodate different audiences

· Strong planning and project management skills

· Ability to easily adapt to a changing environment

· Proven ability to function well in cross-functional, matrix environments

· Conflict resolution, Decision Making, judgment, and problem solving

· Familiarity with project management software, Excel, word processing software and overall good computer skills

Education

· Bachelors Degree with relevant course of study, a graduate degree is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.