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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Gaithersburg, Maryland

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About AstraZeneca At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person!What you’ll doWe are looking for an Associate Director, Global Project Management to be a core member of the Early Oncology Global Project Team, accountable for providing project management expertise to manage delivery of drug projects from the Lead Optimisation phase through to the completion of proof of concept studies, up to Phase 3 Investment Decision. You will work with cross-functional project teams to align operational delivery with the project strategy, and ensure each project is managed according to the best practices within AstraZeneca.Responsibilities:Strategic AlignmentProvide input into project strategies & vision, ensuring alignment of the strategy with operational deliveryDrive the efficient operation of the project team (including overall plans, priorities and risk management)Cross-functional Team Leadership and DeliveryServe as a core team member and drive efficient operation of early stage project teams including overall plans, priorities, budget and risk managementCreate a shared sense of purpose, inspire and energise others.May lead elements of the drug project strategy and other initiatives as requiredCoach project teams towards successful issue resolution and decision-makingFocus the team on the right activities at the right timeStrive for creating high performing teamsGovernanceFacilitates team towards preparing for governance interactions (Phase investment decisions, project revisions etc) that enables efficient and effective decision making by senior leadersInfluence and use your network to ensure engagement at all levels prior to key decisionsEntrepreneurshipBe a role model for learning and innovation; seek opportunities to drive positive changeChampion best practice and adapt new project management practices to broader company processesUse business knowledge to drive cross functional and cross-project learningPlanning Monitoring and ControllingEnsure overall team deliverables, budgets, schedules, and performance standards are realistically set, governance agreed and attained, and that the project optimally fulfils all business reporting requirementsEnsure efficient and effective management of project informationDrive continuous improvement in data quality and forecasting while supplying accurate and timely informationRisk management including risk assessment and mitigation planningEducation, Qualifications, Skills and ExperienceEssential for the role:Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical drug development subject required3+ years of experience supporting cross-functional drug development teams or leading sub-teams Understanding of early drug development processAbility to manage high performing teams, and establishing effective team operationsAbility to adapt and navigate a changing business environment while delivering on project goalsAbility to work collaboratively in a matrix environment through open, transparent, proactive communication often with senior leadersExpertise with project management tools and processes.Strong information management skills including use of current IM tools such as SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and OneNoteDesirable for the role:Knowledge of the Oncology Therapy AreaIn-depth knowledge of drug development process, including large molecule or CAR-T experienceBusiness acumen – understand our vision and business needsAbility to understand complex scientific dataProject Management (PMP) CertificationAlliance or Collaboration experienceWhy AstraZenecaAt AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.So, what’s nextAre you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!Competitive salary and benefits package on offer.The successful candidate will have access to a flexible employee benefits fund, including holiday purchase and flexible time off, pension contributions, Share Save plans, A performance recognition scheme and a competitive, generous remuneration package.Where can I find out moreOur Social Media,Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedInFollow AstraZeneca on FacebookFollow AstraZeneca on InstagramDate Posted16-May-2023Closing Date31-May-2023AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law. SummaryLocation: US - Waltham - MA; US - Gaithersburg - MDType: Full time

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Posting ID: 916871536 Posted: 2024-05-21 Job Title: Associate Director Global Project Management