Associate Director, Global Project Management - AstraZeneca AB - Administratörsjobb (offentlig verksamhet) i Göteborg
Associate Director, Global Project Management
AstraZeneca AB / Administratörsjobb (offentlig verksamhet) / Göteborg
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At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life-changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together with the utmost integrity to make the impossible a reality. We're passionate about the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we believe we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life!

The Associate Director of Project Management in the GPPM organization is accountable for the leadership of cross-functional drug development teams to achieve key strategic objectives and deliver development, regulatory and commercial achievements.

Depending on the stage of development and project complexity, you will work on one or more cross-functional drug development teams, together with functional leaders to ensure the team operates in a way that represents the highest standard of practice for project management within AstraZeneca.

This position plays a highly visible, critical role in successfully delivering innovative medicines through the drug development process to patients.


Program Strategic Alignment

* Provides program management leadership by active input into the project strategy & vision, ensuring alignment of the project strategy with operational delivery
* May lead the drug project strategy as assigned by PM Head or project leader
* Ensures appropriate linkages between project strategy and key internal processes (TA strategy, TA prioritization, corporate scorecard)

Cross-functional Team Leadership and Delivery

* Creates a shared sense of purpose, inspires and energize others
* Coaches project teams towards successful issue resolution and decision making and focus the team on the right activities at the right time, can handle the majority of challenging project situations
* Serves as a core team member and drives efficient operation of early and/or late stage project teams including overall plans, priorities, budget and risk management

Governance and Investment Decisions


Manages team towards effective governance decisions (e.g. Phase IDs, project revisions, etc)
* Provides guidance to both the team and senior management/governance bodies that allows efficient (timely and informed) decision making
* Uses broad influential network and ensures engagement at all levels prior to key decisions

Planning, Monitoring and Delivery


Ensures that overall team deliverables, budgets, schedules, and performance standards are realistically set, governance approved and attained, and that the project effectively fulfills all business reporting requirements.

Maintains plans of the highest data quality, accountable for all Project Management deliverables associated with project team(s) covered


* Leads by example in learning, innovation, cross-functional collaboration and conflict resolution; seeks opportunities to change paradigm and removes barriers within and outside the team.
* Champions company methodology and adoption of new project management practices.
* Uses business knowledge to drive cross-project learning, champion and embed better ways of working across the enterprise

Skills and Experience


* Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical drug development subject
* Substantial experience leading drug development projects
* Experienced in project management with a successful track record of delivering complex/ high business impact drug development projects within the agreed time, quality and cost.
* Ability to empower, lead and encourage efficient teams
* Excellent solid understanding of project management tools and processes.
* Experience ensuring high quality data in enterprise systems
* Track record of effective Senior Stakeholder management, demonstrating a strong ability to influence strategically


* Advanced degree in a scientific field and / or MBA
* In-depth knowledge of drug development process with therapeutic area specific knowledge and experience
* Project Management (PMP) Certification

To get a feel for the phenomenal working environment at our sites, please see the testimonials "A life-changing day" by following this link:

So, what's next?

We welcome you with your application, no later than August 8!

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