Provide end to end project management support to cross-functional teams in timely transfer & commercialization and delivery & Launch of Products transferred from Japan to Goa ( products manufactured are for export to Japan).
1. Set up the Project Management Portfolio at Goa Site defining the Scope and Governance of the Function.
2. In coordination with cross functional teams all the stakeholders in the Product transfers, Submissions manufacture and delivery ,as Primary point of Contact ,provide the following end-to-end Project management support :
Establish Business and functional requirements
Prepare & Maintain Project Plans & timelines, Resources calendars, Project schedules, aligned with organizational goals using Project Management Techniques that track the completion & delivery of all milestones.
Serves as a facilitator/change agent to coordinate with Manufacturing Supply Chain, Customer ,QA,TSA,RA, Analytical Development, Engineering, Logistics and Shipping, Procurement ,Support functions to drive the timely Projects execution and delivery.
Coordinates cost benefit analysis for projects.
Identify barriers, early warnings, issues, resolve conflicts, facilitates problem solving and decision making.
Escalate/Communicate issues to technical experts and higher management staff
Track project performance against objectives, including technical, costs and schedule
Define critical path activities, anticipate risks, and create contingency plans in collaboration with project teams
Monitor and report project status to product / program leadership of the company
Inform key stakeholders ,internal and external of status, issues, problems and proposed solutions as appropriate
Set up and lead regular meetings with Project teams/Stakeholders to communicate progress, document minutes and action items
Maintain project documentation
Ensure appropriate closure of projects.
Prioritize the project schedules, resources in line with the organizational goals and objectives
Participate in cross functional process improvement projects.
Communicate effectively internally & externally; keep all stakeholders updated about project status.
B.Pharm / M.Pharm / M.Sc, preferably with an MBA in pharmaceutical project management or eqv with 10-20 years experience in managing end to end functions in formulations manufacturing for exports to the regulated markets, preferably U.S / European, ideally Japan. Must be an all rounder with sufficient experience not just in manufacturing, but in tech transfer, commercialization, delivery and logistics, supply chain, overall project management etc.