Position Title: Oncology Senior Medical Program Manager (SPM), Lung Franchise
The SPM will support the business-related initiatives for the Oncology Lung franchise. This individual will work closely with his/her respective Medical Program Lead (MPL), Global Medical Directors (GMD), Medical Program Manager (MPM) and Lung Global Medical Team (GMT), both internally and with our collaborative Alliance partner (when applicable), to support the operational execution of Lifecycle management (LCM) related initiatives as well as various programs including launch deliverables depending on the LCM of the product. The individual in this role, while working in a matrix team of people and resources, provides strategic partnership with the Medical Program Lead and GMT to ensure alignment of key activities outlined in the Global Medical Plans.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide MPM support and leadership for the Lung Franchise in close partnership with the Oncology MPL
Partner with Lung GMD to operationalize GMT
Partner with respective GMD, Brand team and functional leads in the Global Medical Planning process (Plan generation, tracking, updating and translation into budget planning)
Provide PM support relative to LCM management including overall processes, timelines, budget and coordination thereof for the following:
Financial: Provide progressive updates for Medical teams and partner with both Lung GMT and Financial business partners/Controllers to facilitate financial exercises throughout the year
Medical Study Prioritization process and integrated Evidence Generation Plans (iEGP)
Company Sponsored studies (CSS): SRC approval coordination and central source in Medical for CSO communications and partnerships
Provide strategic oversight of Lung Externally Sponsored Research (ESR) program in close coordination with Oncology MPM from study application submission through approval in VisionTracker (VT) system
Co-own the SRC approval process for ESR studies in partnership with MPM
Partner with ESR Operations to provide budgetary oversight of studies through study completion
Partner with key functional stakeholders to capture all operational details of ISS, RWE, study data milestones, and budget specific to all studies defined in the Medical plan and iEGP
Compliance reporting for CSS
Optimize communication and decision-making by ensuring cross-functional representation at relevant team meetings as well as various Medical Affairs’ programs.
Support all operational activities to ensure work flow and processes are efficient and compliant with internal SOPs and external guidelines.
Manage portfolio & operational level activities via available digital tools
Build and maintain strong and collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Serve as an advocate for the overall collaboration with our alliance partners (where applicable) and their objectives.
Provide PM support for various initiatives specific to Global Oncology Medical (GOM)
The ideal candidate will have background in biotech/pharmaceutical industries as well as direct experience in Project/Program Management; scientific background and Medical Affairs experience preferred
Bachelor of Science (BS) required, advanced degree in science preferred, MBA is a plus
At least 5+ years of project/program management or relevant experience in biotech/pharma or clinical/scientific environment
Ability to lead project and implement strategy into tactical plan
Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methodology
Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration coordinating cross-functional teams (matrix environment)
Ability to manage projects with minimum supervision from end to end
Ability to establish and provide frequent reporting dashboards with key metrics utilizing harmonized methodologies within our organization
Strong interpersonal and communication experience with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization, strong organizational skills
Ability to multitask and maintain tight timelines and priorities in a highly professional and efficient manner
Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software
Act for Change: embrace change and innovation to initiate new and improved ways of working.
Cooperate transversally: collaborate effectively with peers, stakeholders and partners across the organization, within and across GBUs, to positively impact business results.
Strategic Thinking & Decision Making: ability to think and plan broadly and long-term to inspire excellence in execution and timely decision making based on information available.
Location: Cambridge, MA; Bridgewater, NJ or Swiftwater, PA
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