Program Manager
Contract Permanent 
CordenPharma Latina

CordenPharma Latina is a fully integrated manufacturer of oral and sterile anti-infective penicillins and cephalosporins with a special focus on oral and sterile oncological formulation as well as oral API molecule synthesis. Core capabilities include expertise in process development, process improvement, complex technology transfer as well as new product launches, industrial engineering and scale-up. Formerly a manufacturing site for Bristol-Myers Squibb, CordenPharma Latina brings over 30 years of experience in manufacturing high potent APIs, ß-lactam APIs, oncology products (both parenteral and oral forms) and lyophilized formulations in a full-scale multi-purpose facility.
Program Manager organize the site API and DP New Product Introduction (NPI) program by formulating, organizing and monitoring inter-connected projects and technology transfers. Provide strategic guidance and develop efficient tactics to teams and project leaders to ensure that all projects of the NPI portfolio deliver the desirable outcome to customers and to our organization. Evaluate cross-project activities highlighting needs to support the program. Oversee and monitor the progress of NPI operations proposing corrective actions, if required
  • Project Management Skills (PMP certification is a plus)
  • Pharmaceutical Business and regulations Awareness
  • Financial and Budgeting knowledge for program management execution
  • Relationship Management in complex International Environment (at multiple level)
  • Team and people Management
  • Advanced knowledge and usage of English
  • Analytical Skills
  • Presentation Skills
Soft Competencies
  • Experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner
  • Leadership for matrix environment
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Role Modelling
  • Effective and efficient people development management
  • Networking capability
  • Conflict management skills
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Define overall project program for Corden Pharma Latina (CPL) and overall program budget
  • Ensure overall program customer satisfaction and contractual requirements
  • Achieve financial and timing objectives for the overall project program defined by the Company
  • Plan and schedule program timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the program with the site organisation.
  • Identify and manage program dependencies and critical path.
  • Reporting of overall project program to stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management and negotiation of internal resource allocation
  • Effectively communicate program expectations to project managers
  • Meet with potential customers representing CPL program capabilities
  • Management of key projects with complex technical and business implications (key account execution). Collaborates in the project budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project leaders and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Develop project managers for broader challenges
Management size
Supervised Staff:  3 directs, matrix on projects and organization
Budget:   Year Budget; Project program allocated/customer budget
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