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Global Program Team Director

Secunderabad, Telangana
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  • Biotechnology & Science
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The GPTD is a key organizational position which partners with the GPH to drive development of an integrated strategy and plan for a global drug development program or brand, and ensures organizational alignment and seamless cross-functional execution. This involves leading a multi-disciplinary team of functional experts (Global Program Team, GPT) to deliver with high quality, and in accordance with approved strategy.The person in this role is specifically responsible to Influence strategy to ensure innovation, productivity, and feasibility;Proactively manage risks and issues; Monitor and ensure delivery of development activities to cost, time and quality;Ensure effective team dynamics, performance, prioritization and communication. ProgramsIn partnership with the GPH, enables and drives development of the program strategy; assures con-sistency of the overall project plan with the target product profile and the supporting functional plans Accountable for the quality of the overall project planDrives and/or coordinates development of the strategy documents, risk log, and phase transition tollgates in collaboration with the team Drives issue identification and resolution and leads risk assessment and contingency planning by the GPTCommunicates program progress/ issues horizontally and vertically in an open and timely manner Supports the GPH in preparation of program recommendations/ updates for governance boardsParticipates as needed at functional sub-team meetings to represent the overall project Leads ad-hoc cross-functional sub-teams and task forces to address and resolve issuesDeputizes for GPH as leader and spokesperson for the GPT OperationsOrganizes and chairs GPT meetings; accountable for timely preparation of high quality agendas and minutes Provides day to day guidance, support, and direction to Global Program Operations Managers (GPOMs) to create and maintain project plans in the enterprise planning systemsAccountable for ensuring execution of cross-functional project activities and tracking progress of project plan (time, resources) Accountable for quality and accuracy of budget and plan information in respective systemsAccountable for program/ project/ financial information provided to e.g., governance boards, portfolio management, finance function Responsible for project reports required by the organizationSupports and coordinates interactions with partner companies for programs with in-licensed products TeamsPartners with GPH to enable a high performing team culture based on the expertise and contributions of its members, shared responsibility, and the coordination of work towards a common goal Drives team objective-setting and prioritizationBuilds trusting relationships with team members Collaborates with team members to identify key issues and brings to project team for deliberation and decisionsIntegrates and balances line function perspectives to achieve program goals Communicates in an open manner to achieve transparency of program progress and resolve conflicts in good faithSupports and guides team members as needed for optimal program progression Drug Development and Project Management LeadershipContributes drug development knowledge and project management experience to team discussions Educates/ mentors others on drug development and project management topicsProvides Project Management leadership in the areas of planning, tracking, scenario-generation, contingency development, critical path analysis, and risk management Actively identifies and develops best practices for project management and implements accordinglyKeeps up to date on organizational changes and acts as strong supporter of organizational change; implements changes within GPTs Participates in initiatives to identify, develop and implement process changes within and outside of GPMPeople Management May serve as functional manager of GPOMs assigned to project (>50%)Participates with GPOM head in the GPOM objective setting, performance appraisal and development planning process Mentors and coaches GPOMs, team members, other GPTDs as neededKey Performance Indicators Achievement of GPT objectives and key program milestones through stakeholder engagementDevelopment and management of program budget and enabling the achievement of budget targets for franchises Cohesive and high quality strategy documents in place.
Degree: M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MD/ MS (Medicine)

Additional Degree: B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Sc. (Science)

Experience: 6-11


Clinical Research | Data Management/ Statistics | Documentation/ Medical Writing | Drug Regulation
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