A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.
The Manager, Biopharma Product/ Project Launch Management (M-BPLM), is a member of the Biopharmaceuticals Commercial team. The M-BPLM is responsible for partnering with brand management, operations, and extended team members across the organization to ensure all project requirements, risks, and deliverables are identified, integrated, tracked, and managed successfully from project initiation through implementation.
The M-BPLM will provide project management for new product launches and program management within the Biopharmaceuticals BU and major initiatives. Project Management is a core competency which requires complete partnership with brand management, and day to day interaction with extended brand team members. The M-BPLM ensures all project requirements, risks and deliverables are identified, integrated, tracked, and managed successfully from project initiation through implementation.
The M-BPLM utilizes Microsoft Project to develop and track project plans as well as analyze and manage the critical path. The M-BPLM also utilizes other standard project management tools, techniques, and reports in order to facilitate:
Risk analysis and management
Team communication and transparency
Communication to Senior Management project status, issues, risks, and resource requirements
In addition to hands-on project management for Biopharma product launches, the M-BPLM will also be responsible for:
Working across Biopharmaceuticals BU to ensure alignment of the Project Management process and methodology to drive superior execution of key business initiatives
Management of the M-BPLM resources to ensure Program and Project Management support to the future Biopharma pipeline product launches, and major initiatives (this may have both a direct and an indirect supervisory responsibility)
Developing M-BPLM standards and practices to support all phases of a project life cycle
Supporting cross franchise program and project management initiatives