Senior Program Manager
Company: Intelliswift Software Inc
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 24, 2023
OVERVIEW: GLOBAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Global Program Management (GPM) is responsible for providing
best-in-class program management practices to optimize Global Core
Teams, Clinical Development Teams, Medical Affairs Teams and other
key sub-teams, the development and execution of robust strategic
and operational plans, teamwork, decision-making and communication.
GPM is committed to driving innovative program and portfolio
management to expedite the advancement of drugs for rare
The Sr. Program Manager position provides key program management
capabilities for a portfolio of commercialized products. A Sr. PM
is an excellent communicator and advanced problem solver and
decision maker, rigorous in applying a logical approach and focused
on solutions. A Sr. PM can be relied on to lead PM activities on a
number of more complicated projects and studies by demonstrating an
advanced level of mastery of program management skills and a deep
understanding of product lifecycle management. The Sr. PM is also a
capable facilitator and champion of effective team dynamics.
The Sr. Program Manager will be responsible for independently
executing on program management activities supporting key cross
functional teams to ensure efficient team function and the
achievement of key deliverables such as operational plans,
timelines, budget, risk and issue management in collaboration with
the respective Team Leader.
Strategy and Planning
Working in close partnership with the Core Team Leaders, facilitate
Core Teams for multiple commercialized products including
overseeing execution of an integrated global strategic plan which
provides high quality data that enables efficient and effective
decision making to maximize the value of assets.
Facilitate team development and management of Program Risk
Mitigation Plan ensuring execution and alignment of risk mitigation
Build, maintain and control the cross functional timeline -
highlight dependencies, milestones, deliverables, and critical
path; create timeline scenarios as needed and facilitate
Identify and leverage interdependencies in short-, mid-, and
long-term program plans.
Ensure teams/functions are tracking to key deliverable and
milestone timelines and prepare reports/dashboards.
Advocate and drive for overall project execution quality - propose,
facilitate, and implement plans to resolve issues and execute
Organize and facilitate team meetings in collaboration with the
Team Leader - develop agendas, issue minutes, and track action
items to completion with cross-functional Leads.
Communicate objectives, plans and timelines from Core Team to
Work with Team Leaders to plan and coordinate cross-functional
activities in support of the program strategy.
Lead ad-hoc working groups that result from program teams'
Remain current in PM best practices and propose improvements for
the GPM department to enhance program management effectiveness.
The Senior Program Manager should demonstrate advanced skills in
communication, problem solving and decision making as well as
proactivity, influencing and persuasion. An ability to successfully
mediate conflict, develop rapport with decision makers, and solve
problems in a big-picture and stakeholder-supported way will be
Individuals in this role are also expected to have solid strategic
planning skills and advanced program management, drug development
and franchise/therapeutic area knowledge, which enables advocacy
for study and program team alignment to corporate goals.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
BA/BS in a scientific or technical field. Experience in lieu of
Minimum of 8 years total relevant experience (including industry,
project management, or academia), with at least 5 years in a
project management role. PMP certification a plus.
Experience with commercialized pharma/biotech products and
0-2 years of experience in people management.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS / TRAVEL
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or
airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical
shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is
The employee may frequently be required to sit and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
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