Director, Project Management

Catalent Somerset , NJ 08873

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Job Title: Director, Project Management

Reports to: VP Product Development

Location: Somerset, NJ

Position Summary

The Director Project Management will be responsible for providing leadership within a single, full service Oral Drug Delivery (O.D.D.) facility to the site Project Management team, ensuring all projects are managed effectively and according to client expectations. The Director Project Management will be an active member of the Global Project Management team, participating in global objectives and driving the development of the global project management function and be an active member of the site leadership team representing Project Management, participating in site decisions and initiatives and striving to meet revenue, metrics and goals. The Director Project Management will supervise, mentor and develop Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, and Coordinators.

The Role

  • Directly involved in the winning of business for Catalent, maintains and develops successful business relationship with new and existing clients and represents global project management for Catalent with customers and throughout the organization.

  • To promote continuous improvement in all aspects of the job: coordination with Sales, Operations, Client Services, EH&S, and QA to ensure the highest level of client service.

  • Effectively support, supervise and monitor performance of Sr. Project Managers, Project Managers, and Coordinators in the management of assigned projects.

  • Ensure the project management team are trained and developed appropriately to meet the needs of the business and allow individuals to reach their full potential.

  • Ensure the project management team complies to all PM process/tools/metrics.

  • Responsible for ensuring adequate resource available and allocation of work within team.

  • To be responsible for ensuring that a safe working environment is maintained for himself/herself and his/her colleagues by observing all safety procedures and working methods, and by reading, understanding and following all documents issued or notified to him/her

  • Provide effective support to teams as required and be the point of escalation for issues that Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, and Coordinators need support to resolve.

The Candidate

  • In-depth knowledge of the contract development / research, pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

  • Proven knowledge of project management

  • Customer related experience and excellent client facing skills - desire to meet and indeed exceed customers' expectations

  • Demonstrated leadership along with negotiation, presentation and facilitation skills

  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects

Catalent's standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact:

Deepak Pillai

Manager, Executive Recruiting

Catalent Pharma Solutions

Frankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.

Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.


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