Associate Director, Project Management, Technical Operations | BioNJ Talent Services

Associate Director, Project Management, Technical Operations

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Amicus Therapeutics
Organization Name: 
Amicus Therapeutics
Position Location: 
Cranbury
Company Profile: 

Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD) is a global, patient-centric biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and delivering high-quality medicines for people living with rare metabolic diseases.

The cornerstone of the Amicus portfolio is GalafoldTM (migalastat). The lead biologics program in the Amicus pipeline is AT-GAA, an investigational therapy for Pompe disease. Amicus is committed to advancing and expanding a robust pipeline of cutting-edge, first- or best-in-class medicines for rare metabolic diseases.

Job Description:

Position Summary

Primary focus of the role is to provide Management and general oversight and transparency of activities (Program’s, Initiatives, and Projects etc.) and interconnections between Amicus functions and external vendors.Given the diversity in the Amicus portfolio, the role will act as a central coordination point for all product(s) within both clinical phases and Commercial; managing the complexity and independencies within Technical Operations (Development, Manufacturing, QC, Distribution, Planning Procurement).

Roles and Responsibilities
Provide support to Technical experts removing bureaucracy and allowing the expert to focus on value added work
Support Senior Management in the generation of product updates
Create and manage detailed project / actions plans as required
Key contact for business (day to day product questions)
Develop integrated plans for executing projects as defined by the Technical Operations Management Team
Collaborate with and guide Technical Operations staff on project prioritization and resource assessment and allocation. Focus on optimizing value, priorities, time, resources and risks.
Monitor progress of project plans. Ensure adherence to plan and timeline; maintain and manipulate detailed project plans using generally accepted project management tools such as Microsoft Project or Excel.
Regularly apprise key stakeholders on the project status.
Ensure compliance to all applicable procedures and regulatory requirements
Identify and implement best practices to drive simplification, standardization and productivity.
Foster high performance team work and maintain strong working relationships with operational and functional leadership.

Qualifications: 

Requirements
BS or BA in Business, Supply Chain, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biology, Engineering, or a related pharmaceutical science.
Specific Project Management certification desirable
Professional training, courses and credentials required.

Experience and Skills
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in one or more areas of pharmaceutical operations, pharmaceutical research, and supply chain. Understanding cGMPs is essential. Experience with regulatory CMC a plus.
Demonstrated experience in project management of projects involving cross functional, multi-site, international teams. Able to see the “big picture.” Well organized and capable of managing multiple projects with respect to priorities
Demonstrated expertise in critical thinking, influence, negotiation and problem solving.
Strong Interpersonal skills with an extroverted personality
Demonstrated ability to connect and collaborate across functions to enable development and execution of realistic plans.
Effective planning and facilitation of meetings.
Ability to lead at all levels in the business
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Time management skills essential; ability to keep team members motivated to meet tight deadlines
Demonstrated command of project management tools i.e. Microsoft Project & Microsoft Excel and other Project Management tools
Demonstrated ability to consolidate, collate, and report data from multiple sources

Travel
Approx. 10%

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Project Management