AbbVie Project Manager I or Ⅱ in Tokyo-To, Japan
Project Manager I or Ⅱ
Research & Development
As a project manager, land time, cost, and quality for the success of the development projects in a good balance.
•Responsible for problem solving, risk mitigation, and contingency planning at both program and project level
•Competent in application of standard business procedures (SOPs, ICH, Global Regulations, Ethics and Compliance)
•Create robust and challenging project plans and track the project plan and lead issue identification and problem solving in case of off track
•Support for collaboration and effective interactions between JPT(Japan Product Team) and stakeholders/governance
•Support for cross-project/portfolio discussion
•Partnering with JPTL (Japan Product Team Leader), create a project plan based in alignment with the global asset strategy, with consensus with the JPT
-The PM has the principal accountability especially on the identification of the scope, timeline, costing, and risk management plan.
-Get an approval from global ADT(Asset Development Team) and necessary stakeholders for the project plan agreed in the JPT
-Get the necessary budget for the execution of the project as based on the project plan
-Monitor the project progress and have the accountability for the LBE (Latest Best Estimate) of timeline and budget
•Have the accountability of major milestones and critical path of timeline of the project
-Explain to senior management and governance on behalf of the JPTL
•Lead the discussion in the JPT to identify and solve problems if the project is not proceeding according to the project plan and put the project back on the right track. If the problems cannot be solved, propose an amendment on the project plan to the JPT.
-Compile, organize and provide information necessary for the JPT in making decisions
-Provide big picture context to the JPTL/JPT to influence decision making
-In partnership with the JPTL, coordinate JPT meetings and facilitate the discussions therein
-Drive the risk management to prevent the project from deviating from the plan
-Lead cross-functional communication involving the functions other than the JPT members
•Prepare the opportunities for discussion for maximization of collaboration with the stake holders, and hold meetings for such discussion
•Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or a relevant field. Advanced degree preferred (MSc / PhD / MBA) or strong demonstration of equivalent combination of relevant educational and professional training.
•5+ years of experience on R&D related area, including 3+ years clinical development planning phase to approval.
•Work experience in global environment
•Industry knowledge in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, or other Healthcare related field and understanding of its business
•Possesses good communication skills, including verbal and written English skills (TOEIC over 750)
•Must have demonstrated a high level of core and technical competencies
•Required skills include: logical thinking and problem solving skills, leadership skills, team building and trust, building skills, conflict management skills , analytical and critical thinking skills
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Job Level Code: IC