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Director Project Management Office Lead

Company: Pfizer
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARYThe PMO Lead leads a team of professionals providing comprehensive project management for the execution and end- to- end delivery of initiatives for QO & EHS organization, network projects that cross different Quality operating units (T4) boundaries from early design or development through lifecycle management (LCM). The Team Lead serves as a cross-functional leader between the operating units within QO&EHS organization, ensuring all deliverables are achieved on or ahead of schedule, within budget target, and with quality that meets or exceeds business needs across the portfolio.As a leader of the PMO organization, the lead will exercise bold and creative thinking to deliver multiple projects and work activities of significant complexity, using leadership and interpersonal skills to motivate and influence for high team performance.Responsibilities encompass strategic problem-solving, project planning, regulatory compliance, execution and delivery, team effectiveness, risk management, and communication management.This role is a key enabler to transform QO & EHS working across the team and with Pfizer partners/stakeholders to increase productivity and performance.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for leading a highly effective group of colleagues focused on project management.
  • Manage development of project schedule (including key milestones and critical path), coordination of multiple sub-projects, budget and related interdependencies.
  • Support resource forecasts and confirms appropriate team resources assigned for project/program support.
  • Lead and facilitate the identification of operation and project/program issues and risks and drives resolution through a matrix environment, effectively documenting decisions/rationale.
  • Provide assessment of milestone achievement, investment triggers and go/no go decision points to prepare for governance presentations to support portfolio-level decision making and prioritization.
  • Facilitate team to appropriate discussions leading to effective decision-making, alternative development options, including pros, cons, and risks.
  • Conduct lessons learned and after-action reviews.
  • Provide managerial guidance on goals and prioritization, issue escalation and coaching for performance.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • A minimum of 10 years' experience in a project/program management role in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing or similar regulated industry. Proficiency in process improvement methodologies, project management and digital applications.
    • Previous people leadership experience required and experience leading the development and technical growth of colleagues to support business transformation.
    • Strong knowledge of quality and manufacturing operations
    • Proven ability to lead organizational change.
    • Strong analytical and strategic skills with experiencing solving complex and unique problems
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate across PGS functions and work effectively across all levels of the organization
    • Experience in managing projects that require critical thinking, collaborative approaches; innovation; strong analytical skills; ability to understand business issues and processes
    • Experience in leading/influencing internal and external stakeholders
    • Experience in managing projects that require critical thinking, collaborative approaches; innovation; strong analytical skills; ability to understand business issues and processes
    • Possesses a collaborative spirit, strong project/program management skills, including change leadership
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and strong presentation skills. An ability to succinctly, clearly and compellingly present complex initiatives to colleagues and senior leaders.
    • Strong ability to lead, challenge and positively influence in an interactive team environment.
    • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop, and coach others, oversee, and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
      • An advanced degree is preferred.
      • Professional PM Certification (Project Management Professional [PMP] or equivalent)
      • Experience in Six Sigma Methodology.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Remains organized & positive in ambiguous and fast-paced, rapidly changing situations
        • Ability to analyze data from detailed schedule and risk management tools
        • Interface effectively with multiple stakeholder groups
        • Able to effectively assist with problem solvingNON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
          • 10 - 15% travel
          • Flexible work hours to support a global operationADDITIONAL POSITION DETAIL
            • Last Date to Apply - Feb 9 2023
            • Position can be RemoteThe annual base salary for this position ranges from $168,300.00 to $269,600.00. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 22.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans. Salary range does not apply to the Tampa, FL location.Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.Sunshine ActPfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.EEO & Employment EligibilityPfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.Continuous Imprv and Proj Mgmt#LI-PFE

Keywords: Pfizer, Baton Rouge , Director Project Management Office Lead, Administration, Clerical , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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