Mgr, Project III
Watson Pharmaceuticals - Davie, FL

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Summary: Under limited supervision, develops and manages planning and tracking of designated multiple projects to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and parameters established. Manages, facilitates and maintains all project related historical documentation, project schedules and milestone due dates, resources requirements and identifies task relationships. Reports information to the project team, departmental managers, directors and vice presidents as required Essential Job Functions : This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. • Carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
• Reviews project proposals or plans on a preliminary or initial basis to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.
• Develops and implements project plans, which includes timelines, scheduling project meetings, setting agendas, preparing and presenting project progress.
• Upon approval, proceeds with project by providing and/or disseminating information to affected constituents (Company personnel or designated consultants); coordinates/leads project planning, project activities with the activities of affected constituents.
• Prepares project and other analytical reports; provides summaries and recommendations of projects to the appropriate person(s), throughout all phases of the project including project close-out.
• Coordinates the transfer of designated projects to the Customer for continued processing or completion as determined by the appropriate top functional leader.
• Manages projects and activities for accomplishment of department and organization goals
• Assists in the management of third party project interfaces/interactions with several departments and outside organizations.
• Facilitates and leads project team meetings and responsible for building effective project teams.
• Responsible for tracking and controlling project plans and budget.
• Communication of project status.
• Management of one or more large portfolios of inter-related projects.
• Supervises other project managers in projects or small project portfolios.
• Evaluates, develops and implements appropriate historical tracking system or database for all assigned projects.
• Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority and determine project risk.
• As required, participates in internal and external meetings relating to projects; provides
summaries of meeting to appropriate person(s) and makes recommendations as appropriate. • Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Skills : Knowledge of :
• Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements.
• Project Management/Planning and tracking practices, principles, tools and techniques.
• Company policies and procedures, including personnel and safety rules and regulations.
• English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
• Project Management and financial modeling tools and advanced project management financial and accounting concepts and principles.
• Principles of Project Management and the Pharmaceutical Industry
• Computer operations and software applications.
• Mathematical and statistical analyses.
• Data collection practices and procedures.
• Report writing and oral presentation.
Skill in: • Implementing goals, objectives and practices for effective, efficient and cost effective management of allocated resources.
• Reading, analyzing and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
• Responding to common inquiries or complaints from project customers, regulatory agencies, of members of the business community.
• Presenting information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
• Applying advanced project management financial and accounting concepts and principles.
• Planning and managing projects and portfolios of projects, defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending methods, procedures and/or techniques for resolution.
• Interpreting technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and dealing with abstract and concrete variables.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work and with third party vendors/contractors.
• Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Communication, oral, written, presentation and analytical.
• Developing/organizing project plans/portfolios, supervision and administration of other project management personnel within department.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Requires the ability to stand, walk, communicate via telephone, and use office equipment such as a personal computer, copier and fax machines regularly during the course of work; sit for extended periods; and travel via airplane, automobile, train and/or other means of transportation to conduct Company business.

Minimum Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of ten (10) to fifteen (15) years related experience working with multi-functional groups or project teams, with at least three (3) years in a management role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters degree preferred.

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