Director, Commercial Project Management

Alternative Resources Company

Director, Commercial Project Management

Director, Commercial Project Management
 
The Director, Commercial Project Management is a lead position responsible for managing the day-to-day activities for new product launch projects with the objective to successfully commercialize and launch new products. The incumbent will plan project activities, timelines and identify milestones. He/she will develop end-to-end project plans that detail critical milestones, resources, timing, and roles and responsibilities. This role will work with the cross-functional commercialization project teams to achieve successful product launches. This role will be main point-of-contact between the cross-functional project team and the PMO. This role will create and maintain partnership with Brand and Sales leadership and reports into CEO, North America
 
Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of scope, resources, and timeline for the program.
  • Coordinate and lead the Strategic Launch Planning Process with global alignment.
  • Develop Launch plan with cross-functional teams while identifying critical gaps that the team needs to address. Understand and proactively recommend improvements in operational and go-to-market processes. Ensure strategic alignment of the plan.
  • Ensures timely execution of critical tasks, milestones and deadlines. Follow-up with teams to continuously update the plan and prioritize activities as needed for the successful implementation of the project.
  • Lead regularly scheduled cross-functional meetings to ensure functional deliverables are understood and timelines are on track.
  • Ensure that performance metrics are defined, tracked, and reported back to leadership teams.
  • Member of functional sub-teams to assure deliverables are completed on time, and dependency assessments are conducted regularly.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly status reports for key brands.
  • Lead ad-hoc business projects with global impact.
 
Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Marketing, MIS, or Business Administration or related field required. PMP is a plus.
  • 6+ years relevant Project Management experience in new product commercialization with at least 5 years in Pharmaceutical/Healthcare industry handling projects of different complexity and scope is required.
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical industry along with new product development and Launch processes
  • Strong Microsoft Project and Excel skills
  • Product Launch experienced highly desired.
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Successful track record of delivering results through leading high performing teams.
  • Experience planning multiple work-streams with cross-functional teams identifying the key dependencies, risks and actions.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology, including issue management, risk mitigation, detailed work planning, and monitoring.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain process for successful commercial launch of the product.