Under limited supervision, develops and manages planning and tracking of one or more designated 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. • 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/business development project. interfaces/interactions with several departments and outside organizations. • Facilitates and leads project team meetings and responsible for building effective project team. • Responsible for tracking and controlling project plans and budget. • Communication of project status. • Performs projects cross functionally, which may involve members from other Watson sites, divisions, and operating structures. • Builds tracking mechanisms to help with resource alignment, project metrics, and technical capabilities. • Performs possible projects based on IT, infrastructure optimization, launch, engineering, facilities, laboratory transfer, process optimization, and technical transfers. • 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. • Tracks and monitors forecast, sales and production of current and future products. • Manages one or more small portfolios of inter-related projects. • Communicates with outside marketing partners. • Correlates artwork changes, modifications, and designs. • Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications Seven (7) to ten (10) years related experience working with multi-functional groups or project teams, with prior experience in a management role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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. Education Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in related field from an accredited college or university. Prefer some graduate level coursework in a business or technical field.
Watson Pharmaceuticals - 22 months ago
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