Vice President Project and Alliance Management

Posted on 5/20/2024



501-1,000 employees

Financial advisory and consulting services



Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred
  • Deep experience managing and leading projects/programs at a pre-clinical and clinical stage within the biopharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • CRO / client service delivery experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate across a geographically dispersed and highly matrixed organization
  • Broad understanding of the drug development process and complexities therein
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously as well as effectively manage scope, time and cost of assigned projects
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated excellence in the planning and execution of strategies for project management, with a very hands-on approach
  • Results oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Effective at conveying a vision, energizing others, establishing goals, delegating when appropriate, mentoring and coaching
  • Advocate for best practices/change agent – successful in working with other functions/ divisions to create excellence in project management and drug development
  • Well-developed and effective team facilitation and leadership skills
  • Ability to bring forward creative ideas and contributes to setting strategic plans for assigned projects and department
  • Outstanding communication and influence skills, with the ability to inspire confidence
  • Team player who leads by example, employs expertise and influence to encourage collaboration across departments, levels, and groups to achieve shared objectives
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High integrity, maturity, strength of character and professionalism
  • Strong preference to be
  • Ability to travel domestic and international approximately 25%-35% of the time
  • Bachelor’s with a concentration in a scientific-related discipline and/or advance degree strongly preferred
  • 15+ years of relevant experience preferred, or equivalent combination of advanced education and experience and/or training
  • Proactive identification, design, implementation and continual improvement of project and portfolio management systems and information sharing
  • Departmental operations, including responsibility for budget and resourcing models
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across sites, units and functions to develop high performing teams, enhance decision making, and build an open and trusting team environment
  • Set clear performance standards and hold self and organization accountable for achieving results
  • Ensure effective collaboration among teams to optimize pipeline execution and cost management
  • Enable and drive project strategy development and ensure execution of all cross-functional project activities
  • Identify activities on the critical path and work with various individuals to identify key issues and identify means to resolve all while ensuring continuous consistency with project strategy
  • Manage formal or ad hoc internal processes regarding project decision points, anticipate challenges and strive for the alignment of team members and project goals
  • Serve as neutral facilitator, communicate openly and timely, horizontally and vertically in order to achieve transparency of project progress and lead to resolve conflicts in good faith
  • Apply knowledge of the industry and the competitive environment
  • Assist in development of project control and QA procedures as well as enforce company policies, safety and quality standards
  • Provide direction to team members to complete assigned projects within allotted timelines and budgets

PFM provides financial advisory and consulting services, leveraging Synario and Munite technologies to offer tailored creative consultation and empower clients for sustainable outcomes. The company partners with clients to provide visionaries with the tools for a brighter future.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



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