Drug Development Project Manager

Drug Development Focused Project Managers needed for full-time roles with Pharma Consultancy
We are partnered exclusively with a pharmaceutical consultancy who are seeking project managers to join their team of full time employees and sit on site with prominent pharmaceutical companies. Each consultant will be dedicated to a sponsor aligned project and as these are full time roles, if for any reason the project finishes up, you'll be reallocated to either working projects internally or to sit on site at another pharma/biotech.Position Overview and Specification
  • Provides professional program management for 2 or more complex development programs.
  • Organizes, manages and supports cross-functional compound-level project teams (including day-to-day team management and stakeholder interactions) toward implementation of the strategic and operational plans and tracks progress to goals.
  • Develops and supports the maintenance of drug development plans (including timelines, milestones, deliverables, budgets, etc.) to ensure on-time delivery of the plan.
  • Is responsible for maintenance of the project actions, risks, decisions, and issues. Maintains or oversees management of project schedules using Microsoft Project.
  • Facilitates the review of development projects with Senior Management, makes recommendations for action and ensures appropriate follow-up by management to achieve approved objectives.
  • Manages project information for assigned projects and is responsible for developing and maintaining good relationships with other functions.
  • Is responsible for ensuring smooth transitions between action points.
  • Supports quarterly forecasts, manages scopes, timeline and financial changes through tracking variances at the program level.
  • Works with relevant areas/teams to lead the development of strategy and project plan (inclusive of timelines, milestones, interdependencies, issues, risks and actions).
  • Manages and tracks program progress as assigned on a continual basis, identifying and tracking both cross-project and cross-functional issues, scope issues at the project and program level, timeline issues, and budget issues. Works proactively with the manager and the project team to achieve timely resolution of these issues in order to achieve approved program objectives.
  • Is responsible for ensuring timely, accurate and comprehensive project and program information is available to senior management and the wider organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in science or relevant field
  • MBA and PMP certification desirable
  • At least 5 years of pharma experience and at least 2 years of project management experience
  • Experience and sound working knowledge of the drug development process
  • Awareness and familiarity regarding the execution of clinical trials, especially Phases II/III
  • Experience and knowledge to assist teams to prepare for regulatory interactions, submission experience preferred but not required
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Project
If this role is of interest, please apply with your updated CV.


Job type:
Full Time
Scientific and R&D
$Competitive to the market
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Telephone: 1 347 220 8791

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