Job Description

Project Manager
Job Number: 20-06895
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Project Manager for our client in Lawrence Township, NJ.
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Partners with the Development Program Lead to lead the Development Program Team to successfully shape and execute the project and drug development strategies, as well as appropriate lifecycle planning.
  • Accountable for the cross-functional execution of multiple integrated development plans including management of timelines, cost, quality, and risk mitigation.
  • Provides an independent voice to shape the project strategy and drive optimal decisions for the broader portfolio value.
  • Can be assigned to any therapeutic area and work on projects at any stage of development, but the focus for this position will be emphasis in early development (pre-FIH to proof of concept).

  • Leads project management focused on our most complex, and high priority programs.
  • In this capacity, they may provide oversight to other PMs.
  • Partners with the Development Program Lead to foster a high performing team and monitor the health and operating efficiency of the team as a unit
  • Leads creation of team norms and operating principles with a focus on cross-functional input and accountability, and robust analysis of vetted options
  • Acts as an integrator within the Development Program Team and across the enterprise to ensure alignment and connect best practices for programs entering Phase 1 to Phase 2.
  • Facilitates effective, science-based business decisions including development of scenarios as needed.
  • Ensures all decisions are assessed as to their impacts and communicated to stakeholders in a transparent and timely manner
  • Highlights interdependencies and downstream impacts of strategic decisions
  • Proactively identifies risks and ensures mitigation plans are implemented
  • Develops and coordinates resource planning across functions to assure adequate resources are applied to the project
  • Advise on governance expectations with focus on cross-functional input and rigorous debate
  • Coaches project team members and others to drive excellence and accountability, and develop talent pipeline for membership
  • Change Agent for continuous improvement and transformational initiatives
  • For projects that are being jointly developed, works closely with a key strategic alliance partner
  • Acts a leader in the PM organization to help build cross-portfolio capability by sharing best practices, connecting across the portfolio, and coaching more junior PMs

  • Bachelors degree in Life Sciences, Physical sciences or relevant discipline, advanced degree preferred
  • Five (5) or more years of demonstrated drug development project management experience with 7+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry 
  • Functional experience in clinical operations, Discovery, CMC, regulatory affairs, or other scientific discipline preferred
  • Breadth of drug development expertise with solid understanding of project interdependencies and disease content to contribute to strategic discussions with a heavy emphasis on scientific rigor
  • The ideal candidate will have experience with early drug discovery into first in human through proof of concept studies with a deep understanding of the necessary steps required for initial competent authority submissions (i.e. IND, CTA)

  • Broad range of leadership skills including situational leadership and ability to influence without authority
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong communicator able to integrate and succinctly summarize the various parts of a project and effectively tailor messages to audience incl. senior leaders
  • Ability to resolve complex problems and manage difficult stakeholder situations
  • Ability to lead the development of critical path analyses and support scenario planning to achieve goals/timelines
  • Excellent Project Management Skills drives execution while balancing speed, quality, and cost.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Jay Lucas
Jay Lucas | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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