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Associate Director Global Operations Project Management

Company: IowaLifeScience
Location: Bothell
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Director Global Operations Project Management Technical Operations & Process Sciences - Bothell, Washington Description Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen's dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! Summary The Technical Operations (TOPS) is building a global Strategy & Portfolio Management Office, with a vision to drive transformation via excellence in Portfolio, Program and Project delivery. All projects of global nature will be supported and managed by this function including Technical Development, Operational Excellence, Strategic Initiatives, and others. The PM role is a critical part of the execution as well as other aspects of a project / program management. The position offers general management and diverse range of opportunities through projects including commercial supply, technical development, operational excellence, and other strategic initiatives.

  • Lead/manage multiple initiatives and Projects/Programs, as assigned, working in close partnership with key stakeholders
  • Ensure effective and consistent execution of projects throughout their lifecycle (i.e. from concept-to-closure including project set up, delivery, and operationalization), per established methods, tools and practices
  • Establish close partnerships with functional teams to ensure alignment and facilitate efficient program execution
  • Create and/or support initiative/project planning, including cross-functional resources, budget, and timelines
  • Manage and maintain high-quality project timelines and milestones (in Smartsheet, MS Project, Planisware or other tools)
  • Drive team objective setting, prioritization and ensure adherence to project plans
  • Manage project operations including periodic communication, change management, and governance, including organizing and facilitating internal/partner meetings
  • Facilitate core team meetings, effective decision making, and disciplined resolution of action logs
  • Implement, manage, and document Project Change Controls
  • Support program risk/issue management via proactive identification of key risks, contingency planning and facilitation of mitigation
  • Work closely with and manage alliance partnerships, if applicable
  • Build and leverage relationships and networks to improve and enhance team dynamics
  • Contribute to the upskilling and continuous improvement of PMO function and its operations including introducing/creating/building advanced project management techniques, best practices, tools
  • Stay abreast of changes in the regulatory standards and expectations, evolving business needs, and the practice of project management Qualifications:
    • 10-12 years of biopharmaceutical experience, with at least 5-7 years of diverse project/program management experience from technical projects (CMC, product development and launch, commercial manufacturing and supply chain) as well as business projects (innovation, business process redesign, others)
    • Track record of detailed planning, execution and timely delivery of projects in the areas of Technical Development, Launch management, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Quality, Supply Chain
    • Experience with project management methodologies (e.g., PMBOK, Prince, Agile, Lean), governance and risk management
    • Understanding of and experience with cGMP and GCP fundamentals, incl. in biologics and oncology areas
    • Experience working with corporate partners and alliances is desirable
    • Experience with scenario planning, basic financial modeling, and risk management
    • Experience with use of technology/digital tools/enablers (adept at Powerpoint, Excel, Word; knowledge of Microsoft Sway, SharePoint, Thinkcell, Visio helpful)
    • Ability to build relationships, negotiate & influence, and manage change in a global matrix environment
    • Ability in problem-solving and issue resolution
    • Ability to self-initiate, organize self/others, collaborate effectively
    • Excellent communication and relationship management skills, high emotional intelligence
    • Exceptional skills analytical problem solving and strong business acumen
    • Superior written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills such as influence, persuasion
    • Up to -30% travel (domestic and International)s Education:
      • BS/MS in a Scientific / Engineering discipline
      • MBA is preferred
      • PMI PMP Certification is a plus As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit www.seagen.com. Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.

Keywords: IowaLifeScience, Seattle , Associate Director Global Operations Project Management, Executive , Bothell, Washington

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