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Associate Director, Product Development

Company: Coherus BioSciences
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Associate Director, Product Development
Reports To: - Vice President, Operations & Alliance Management
Location: Redwood City, CA
Classification: - Exempt Context Consistent, reliable project management of cross functional activities to support the overall Product Development Strategy, Execution and Control of key Coherus' Program. Overview The Associate Director, Product Development is responsible for coordinating internal cross-functional activities (clinical, CMC, regulatory and commercial) required to enable successful execution of Coherus' Development Programs. Responsibilities

  • Partner with cross-functional leadership to establish comprehensive, functionally-integrated, end-to-end project timelines
  • In collaboration with internal project teams and external vendors:
  • Implement a project plan
  • Identify and manage critical path activities and their interdependencies
  • Identify and proactively mitigate roadblocks
  • Identify and document risks, likelihoods of occurrence, severities, and key mitigations
  • Capture and communicate progress; escalate potential delays with proposed solutions
  • Communications
  • Responsible for all project team documentation, including: agendas, minutes, actions, decisions, timelines, scorecards, goals, and dashboards
  • Facilitate internal project team meetings and weekly working team calls with vendors
  • Present project updates, issues, path forward options, and recommendations to program team and functional Senior Management in timely fashion
  • Collaborate with personnel across Product Development and other key functions (e.g., purchasing, finance, legal, product development teams) to ensure alignment around key business objectives
  • Ensure that projects adhere to agreed-upon scope, timelines, resources, and budget
  • Support Product Development Teams with managing Program specific Projects Qualifications
    • Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering or related field. A postgraduate qualification (e.g. PhD, MS) will be a plus
    • 5+ years of Pharmaceutical/ Biotech industry experience
    • experience in managing drug-device combination program development and in managing late stage development programs and Regulatory submissions (IND, NDA, BLA) are preferred
    • 3+ years of Project Management experience and knowledge of project management methodologies, concepts and techniques is required; Project Management certificate is a plus
    • Prior experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, development-stage company
    • -Ability to manage complex, cross-functional projects with internal and external stakeholders
    • excellent written, communication and organizational skills
    • -expertise using Project Management software to build timelines and manage resources, risks, and costs
    • rapidly integrate new information into existing plans
    • work well under tight deadlines, with the ability to prioritize workload against deadlines and corporate objectives If you had selected 'Other', please provide more details below
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Keywords: Coherus BioSciences, Redwood City , Associate Director, Product Development, Executive , Redwood City, California

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