Manager/ Sr. Manager - Life Science Advisory Group (International Development)

Sathguru Management Consultants
  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 4-5 years
  • 21 Sep 2015

  • EHS/ Environment Health & Safety, R&D/ Research & Development

  • Agriculture/ Horticulture
Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

* Liaising with project partners and monitoring the progress of multiple projects.
* Development of work plans, timelines, milestones and budgets for Project Planning.
* Ensure project milestones are achieved with due adherence to national regulatory requirements and necessary paper work and documentation.
* Generation of project progress reports (quarterly and annual) and deviation reports for implementation of Projects.
* Coordinate with project partners to ensure studies related to product bio-safety and environmental risk assessment are as pe
r protocols and data at all locations is recorded as per the prescribed formats.
* Liaising with regulatory experts and consultants to ensure bio-safety dossiers are compiled and are in compliance with national regulations of respective territories.
* Study the data and ensure it passes the required quality and flag any inconsistencies.
* Ensure the updating of Data Management System and Project Management Systems.
* Ensure timely issuance of task orders, fund disbursement and maintenance of funding records.
* Planning and implementation of programs, workshops and partner meetings.
* Liaise with communication team and external project consultants for development of information collaterals (including website updating and printed media) for effective project/science communication and outreach.
* Play a proactive role in publication of research results and articles.

Qualifications,Experience and Skills desired:

The incumbent should be:

* Ph.D. with at least 4-5 years of relevant experience post doc/industry in developing agricultural crops of importance. Working with Genetically modified crops will be most preferable.
* Familiarity with bio-safety and Environmental Risk Assessment requirements for transgenic crops and knowledgeable with CODEX and OECD guidelines for GMOs.
* Familiarity with processes for product (crop) development and commercialization
* Superior writing and oral communication skills with a particular ability to translate scientific concepts into language easily understood by the non-scientist.
* Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to attend to detail and work independently.
* Self-starter who can work under pressure, manage multiple projects and details, meet inflexible deadlines on own initiative and find creative solutions to problems.
* Knowledge in project management and administration will be helpful.

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