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REMOTE Sr. Associate, Global Program Management

Company: Planet Pharma
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Global Program Management (GPM) is responsible for providing best-in-class project management practices to optimize Global Core Teams, Clinical Development Teams, Study Execution Teams and other key partner teams, the development and execution of robust strategic and operational plans, teamwork, decision-making and communication. Includedwithin this responsibility is oversight of and participation in key IT platforms, systems, applications, and processes supporting both project and portfolio needs within GPM and

Product Portfolio Development (PPD).


The position within Global Program Management is responsible for maintaining multiple systems, e.g. Worldwide Research and Development (WWRD) timeline system and other PPD systems, applications, tools and reports. In addition, this role will help support all software platforms, applications, and tools used by PPD as well as build custom Power BI reports and implement automated tools via Power Apps & Power Automate. The position will be expected to partner effectively within a matrix environment, demonstrate a proactive approach in identifying technical risks and issues, and support the development of best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Able to liaise with stakeholders in a highly matrixed environment

to work and address system and process related requests, issues,

and troubleshooting.

* Able to independently manage technical projects. * Understands fundamentals of the Biotech business model. * Understands the fundamentals and process for developing user requirements and other attendant work processes needed to support systems/applications within a functional area(s) * Understands the elements of change management and is able to effectively implement change management * Adapts and shows resilience in the face of complex, confusingand changing environment in order to continuously develop new responses and approaches.

Technical Administration

* Demonstrates strong working knowledge of systems/applications in use within PPD, (Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps, Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Teams, MS Project Online, OnePager, etc.) * Proficient and is comfortable using DAX/PowerQuery formulas and scripts in Power BI and Power Apps. * Demonstrates knowledge of industry best practices as related to systems/applications in use by PPD * Understands the fundamentals of how systems/applications/tools are used within team business operating models * Able to independently perform majority of administrative duties (e.g., grant permissions, add users, etc.) spanning across the team business operating model (portfolio and product) * Capable of system administration * Advocate for and actively contributing to synergistic relationships between systems/applications * Ability to independently resolve many technical issues * Ability to consult and influence internal IT and vendor support when necessary. * Demonstrates sound judgement in the application of technologies * Ability to work within time constraints and manage multiple tasks against critical deadlines. * Ability to perform basic problem solving and apply critical thinking, deductive reason and inductive reasoning to identify solutions. * Exposure to dimensional data modeling and data warehousing methodologies. * Perform source data analysis data profiling, validation, conceptual and logical data modeling, etc. to determine the suitability of the source data for meeting the reporting requirements * 3+ years focused experience specifically on Power Platform Development in PowerApps, Flow, and CDS * Automating business processes with Microsoft Flow * Able to quickly visualize data and build dashboards using MS Power BI


Demonstrate foundational skills in communication, problem solving and decision making as

well as proactivity, influencing, and persuasion. An ability to successfully work within a highly

matrixed environment will be essential. Experience defining user requirements preferred.


* BA/BS degree (Preferred: Computer Science, Communication, Project Management) * Minimum of 5 years total relevant technical experience (excluding academia);

Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Industry preferred

Technical skills preferred: Advanced computer skills, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate,

MS Project Online, MS Office, O365/SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, MS Teams, OnePager Pro).

Keywords: Planet Pharma, San Rafael , REMOTE Sr. Associate, Global Program Management, Other , San Rafael, California

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