Celgene Manager, GIM PMO in Couvet, Switzerland
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
We’re looking for talented professionals like you to join our team. What unique gene will you bring to Celgene?
On the Global Internal Manufacturing team, we deliver our mission by the management of cross-functional teams coordinating all aspects of multi-departmental projects. This includes planning, executing and finalizing projects according to established scope, timeline and budget criteria. Working with project teams, the incumbent identifies and facilitates the resolution of issues to minimize the impact on project plans. The GIM PMO Manager is also responsible for planning and leading key strategic programs impacting the Global Internal Manufacturing (GIM) organization. The GIM PMO Manager supports the development and continual improvement of project and program management competencies.
As the Manager GIM PMO, you’ll support that goal by….
• Employing strategic visioning and planning to align program goals and benefits with the goals of the organization.• Managing and lead cross-functional project and/or program teams.• Ensuring benefits, scope, goals and deliverables are well defined and understood by the team and stakeholders.• Leading team meetings and ensuring that meeting agenda and minutes are issued in a timely manner. • Setting and continually manage expectations with team members and other stakeholders. Where needed delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.• Developing full-scale plans and timelines with input from all required departments. • Drafting and submitting budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary• Scheduling, track milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools. • Identifying and managing dependencies and critical path. • Anticipating challenges and risks. Prepare, lead and execute proactive mitigation strategies to ensure optimal results.• Proactively managing changes in scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans. Identify and resolve issues and conflicts with/within the team.• Ensuring that communications between teams, functional management, senior management and executive leadership are handled in an efficient, effective and timely fashion.• Establishing and maintain transparency by supporting development, updates and maintenance of project, program and portfolio status reports, department performance reports and associated dashboards.• Conducting lessons learned evaluations with teams. Create recommendations and identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.• Ensuring cGMPs are considered during project implementation. Apply knowledge of cGMPs to job responsibilities. Examples include but are not limited to:• Generation, review, approval of controlled documentation (e.g. SOPs, Work Practices, Change Controls) within global quality management systems.• Enhancing project and program management tools and techniques used to plan, execute and monitor timelines, budgets and quality of projects.• Training and mentoring less experienced department personnel• Supporting maintenance, troubleshooting and enhancement of technology (e.g. software, websites) used by the department.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related Science or Engineering
7 years’ relevant work experience required, preferably in pharmaceutical development and/or manufacturing experience
4 years’ management/project or program management responsibilities facilitating cross-functional projects in a regulated industry preferred
Preferable experience includes laboratory testing, manufacturing or validation (e.g. equipment, process, computerized systems)
An equivalent combination of education, experience, certification (e.g. PMP) and training may substitute.
Intermediate knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management combined with project management techniques and tools
Detailed knowledge and interpretation of cGMP
Intermediate understanding of site quality GxP systems supporting document management, change controls
Intermediate strategic thinking and team facilitation skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently, lead and participate in a team
Advanced critical reasoning, negotiation, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage assignments
Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project
Basic proficiency in SharePoint
At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our mission is to focus on the discovery, development, and commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions. Energizing this mission are the uniquely talented individuals that bring their passion, creativity, and innovation to work every day. Bring your unique gene to our team.
Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE