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Associate Director of Project Management

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: TD9208
Closing Date: 18 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Exciting new opportunity for an Associate Director / Director of Project Management to join a global Biopharmaceutical company.


Exciting new opportunity for an Associate Director / Director of Project Management to join a global Biopharmaceutical company. 

The Associate Director/Director of Project Management will be responsible for driving key projects for development programs. The position requires excellent communication and leadership skills, in addition to, a strong technical understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of drug development and commercialization. The position will collaborate closely across all functions within the organization to develop and maintain key objectives and timelines. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Partners with Program Team Leaders, Project Teams to drive key project objectives from clinical development through registration and commercialization 
Provide operational leadership and support to cross-functional teams throughout all phases of development, registration, and commercialization by driving assigned projects to completion 
Develop and maintain comprehensive integrated project plans in accordance with project goals including a focus on registration pathways and launch readiness 
Identify and determine project scope, deliverables, working group members, team charters, key milestones, and timelines 
Ensures all project requirements, risks and deliverables are identified, integrated, tracked, and managed successfully from project initiation through implementation 
Proactively identifies resource constraints, risks, and conflicts that could impact project timelines and collaborates with teams to develop appropriate solutions 
Facilitates communication and collaboration across functions within the organization to ensure goals and timelines are aligned and implemented 
Coordinate and participate in meetings, including the preparation of meeting agendas, minutes, and follow-up on action items 
Support program teams on short- and long-term planning strategies 
Establishes and maintains project and department electronic and physical files according to corporate standards 
Supports continuous improvement efforts in project management practices 


• Ability to work independently on assigned program tasks and drive for results in a team environment 
• Strong experience facilitating team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with stakeholders 
• Skilled in developing collaborative relationships, with the ability to foster open communication with the project team, external vendors/consultants, and key stakeholders 
• Strong time management, interpersonal and organizational skills 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Exceptional problem solving, analytical and strategic planning skills 
• Extensive knowledge of the overall drug development process; Experience in and knowledge of the requirements for late stage clinical development and registration activities globally 
• Product launch experience and market readiness strongly desired 

Education and/or Experience: 
• BS/MS in biological sciences; Advanced degree preferred 
• 8-10 years or 10+ years of industry experience; preference with minimum of 5+ years in program management 
• Certification or professional training in project management would be a plus 

For further detail please contact Tina at +353 1 2784671 or email in confidence to

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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