Senior Project Manager, New Product Introduction

Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime – like a job where you have the chanceto change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.

Position Summary (This is a Fixed Term Contract for 6 months)

The primary responsibility of this role is to project manage and successfully coordinate the launch activities for assigned new products (NPI) and product country extensions. The role has a global focus, and as such requires a strong ability to work across all areas of the business, with stakeholder communication a priority. In addition, the role will also support other supply operations projects as required.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Project management of assigned new product launches globally
  • Manage multiple launch projects simultaneously
  • Management of assigned product market extension programmes.
  • Management of assigned product serialisation enterprise projects.
  • Project management of ad hoc supply operations projects
  • Establish detailed project plans, identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Matrixed resource management
  • Maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders so that assigned projects are implemented successfully.
  • GMP Change Control management
  • Support process improvement initiatives to ensure the NPI launch process is scalable to account for future demands.

Essential Qualifications

  • 5 years’ experience in Global/EMEA supply chain or a product supply/management function
  • Project management experience in Pharmaceutical or related environment
  • Proven track record of leading complex, multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in supply chain or a product supply/management function
  • Capability to lead and manage teams in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of GMP
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in Microsoft project
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A self-starter with a drive for improvement and compliance
  • Team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal PM certification
  • Degree level educated or equivalent Qualification

Alexionis a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Furtherinformation about Alexion can be .

Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lackthereof, sex, sexualorientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status,pregnancy, (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion has taken critical steps to protect colleagues, loved ones, and patients from COVID-19 and its variants. All US-based employees must comply with Alexion’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Alexion provides exceptions based on applicable state law as well as reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin aninteractive dialogue with Alexion regarding a legally required exemption or accommodation, please contact .Alexion participates in E-Verify.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

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