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USA - Program Manager Operations

Company: Advent Global Solutions
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Portfolio Governance and Program Manager. Local candidates to work a hybrid work schedule.

As a part of the Governance and Program Management team with the PM&L organization, the Portfolio Governance and Program Manager will play a critical role in sustaining Excellence in Program Management, foster a culture of community to share learnings, that will impact NIBR portfolio to accelerate and advance innovative therapies.
Your responsibilities:
--- Change Management and Communication
o Add value in initiatives that foster the NIBR Global Program Management (GPM) community: Town Halls, knowledge sharing, team-building activities, offsite.
o Make communication a pillar of program management: make sure cross-functional initiatives and learnings are shared, within and outside the Program Management organization (e.g., Learning, Portfolio Systems, TM, etc.); assess current channels effectiveness and propose alternative ways of communicating if needed; build and manage communications plan.
o Design and implement change management solutions to ensure teams are effectively in the loop of key initiatives enabling them to advance projects without any slow-down, and enable a sense of belonging and collaboration within the community.

--- Center of Excellence & Best Practice within NIBR GPM:
o Key players in shaping Near Term Objectives (NTO) to support the Big Bold Objective (BBO) for NIBR GPM community
Sustain the wide portfolio of CoE initiatives, influencing setting-up priorities and long-term vision.
Actively leads best practices initiatives from initiation to rollout and sustain phase leveraging cross-industry knowledge.
Leverage best practice from other organizations, influence initiatives outside Program Management that can be benefit our team and ***.
Track non-pipeline initiatives progress and provide status to CoE, supporting the organization of the team meetings
o Generates materials to enable effective discussion, including presentations, dashboard, agenda, meeting minutes and action items.
o Sustain the OneProgram mind-set both connecting NIBR with GDD and commercial and facilitating consistencies in DA specific governance practices.
o In collaboration with Head, Early Development Portfolio Effectiveness drive initiatives that will facilitate the One*** vision for best practice and portfolio perspective.

--- Business Analytics
o In collaboration with the Portfolio Analytics team, provide data insights for the NIBR Portfolio:
Generate dashboards and supports enhancements for Governance board decisions.
Leverage the Program Management community to provide business insights.
o Enhance quality of plans and information sharing across the organization.
Lead initiatives to increase data quality across NIBR GPM Community.
In collaboration with Portfolio Systems, address data inconsistencies in NIBR system in collaboration with Program Managers.
Actively works with Portfolio Systems and Portfolio Analytics groups to continuously improve the way we capture, track and report project and program data.
Support Portfolio Systems initiatives communications and change management.

What you will bring to the role:
--- Bachelor's Degree in a science, engineering, communication or administrative field.
--- At least 9-12 years of relevant professional experience in Pharma, biotech, or consultant industry, preferably with a blend of experience in project management, drug development, communication, and change management roles.
--- Experience in early development is a plus.
--- Fluent English (oral and written), other languages are an additional asset.
--- Strong verbal and written communication.
--- Excellent interpersonal and information management skills.
--- Demonstrated experience in leading / managing cross-functional teams.
--- Advanced skill in facilitating/optimizing the contribution of diverse team members.
--- Agility in understanding complex technical and scientific issues.
--- Demonstrated a global mind-set and cultural awareness.
--- Strong analytical and data analysis capabilities.

Keywords: Advent Global Solutions, Cambridge , USA - Program Manager Operations, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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