Device Program Manager – Global Device Development

Employment Type
Not disclosed
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1484 McDermott Laboratories Limited

At VIATRIS, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.

Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.

We do so via:

Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and
Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.

Our Global Device Development organisation is focused on the design, development and commercialisation of a diverse portfolio of device technology solutions to enable delivery for our large and growing generic and branded products around the globe. We develop device technologies to enable drug-delivery for respiratory, biologic, biosimilar and injectable products, and work across Viatris to support innovative technology solutions to provide healthcare solutions for our patients. We operate from 4 sites: Dublin, Ireland, Cambridge & Sandwich, UK and Southpointe, Pittsburgh, USA. Every member of our team is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person at a time.

Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the Device Program Manager – Global Device Development role will make an impact:

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Provide technical project management, leadership and planning expertise to Global Device Development programmes across a variety of technological platforms
  • Engages diverse Project stakeholders within Viatris and external partners to effectively deliver assigned development projects
  • Manage projects across all lifecycle phases from initiation to design transfer
  • Lead globally distributed and multidisciplinary team members and stakeholders to deliver to project timelines and meet/or exceed key milestones
  • Partners with cross-functional teams across Global Device Development, and other team members in partner organisations, to lead the creation of Integrated project plans
  • Lead program team to generate development options and project roadmaps
  • Leads the team to manage schedule conflict issues, resource peaks/troughs and escalate in a timely fashion
  • Development of project budgets/costs and management of project budget adherence
  • Monitor program execution against scope, schedule and objectives
  • Keep track of project status, maintain up to date project plan and dashboards for reporting to senior management
  • Identify remediation plans when programs do not meet objectives or technical challenges arise
  • Leads team in preparation, implementation, and maintenance of integrated project risk management plan
  • Enhances and facilitates project team communication and coordination

The minimum qualifications for this role are:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a pharmaceutical science or engineering discipline is essential. Higher Degree, PhD, MSc or MBA is desirable
  • Experience as Project Manager and/or Senior project planner on complex drug development programmes
  • Knowledge of drug-delivery technologies within the pharmaceutical industry such as pen-injectors, auto-injectors, diagnostic kits, DPI, pMDI’s preferred
  • Has experience of working at team level where leadership and influencing skills have been applied. Ideally has experience working in and leading multidisciplinary teams across multiple products, sites and operating cultures
  • Experience of working across the full project development cycle, from discovery / in-licensing through to registration, launch and post-market support
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to lead or facilitate effective technical and project discussions with technical teams and stakeholders
  • Experience of working with external partners (project providers / CROs / licensees). Evidence of problem solving and influencing when with 3rd parties
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of competence in leading technical problem-solving groups
  • Proficient user of project management planning software (MSP), and able to demonstrate experience of using project management methodologies (Resource management, risk management, budget management etc)

A t Viatris, we offer competitive salar ies , benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.

Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.