o Minimum 12 years experience in Business Transformation program and/or Project Portfolio management area.
o Very good project management skills, with proven track record of leading broad, complex and/or strategic projects combined with the ability to execute at tactical project-level activities and tasks.
o Demonstrated experience with assessing, rating, prioritizing and managing IT/Business projects portfolio in biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry
o Strong business transformation leadership skills with proven ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization.
o In-depth knowledge and experience defining project scope, team building, Business requirement and understand functional/technical specifications related to SAP, Supply Chain Management, Commercial or other business applications system
o Strong knowledge and experience of Change management and regulatory compliance requirements impacting IT - including cGMP, Computer Systems Validation, SOX, Security, .
o Broad business acumen and understanding of software development processes, outsourcing and off-shoring.
o Proven experience working effectively in a matrix organization and ability to collaborate effectively across geographies
o Integrated process, people, quality and commitment-centric approach to getting work done.
o Ability to mentor and motivate many kinds of direct or indirect reports, teams and/ or project members
o Drive for high quality and ability to collaborate with other stakeholders to achieve high goals
o Ability to work with different cross-functional stakeholders to establish and ensure a reliable and productive working relationship
o Experience running a dynamic, growing organization in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
o Experience building relationships with executive leaders. Strong leadership and mentorship capabilities. Functional management experience in a corporate environment (includes hiring, management, assessment, correction as needed).
o Good written and oral communication skills including capacity to comfortably interface with senior leaders, including executive staff.
o Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence.
o Experience in hiring and management of project resources (internal and external)
o Bachelors degree Business management and/or Information Technology management
o Understanding and adherence to PMIs or similar Project and portfolio Management methodologies
o PMP certification is a plus