This role is highly cross-functional, and will involve collaboration with external partners, along with involvement from company senior leadership. The Senior Director of Program Management & Pipeline Strategy is charged with monitoring and managing portfolio deliverables and progress with related milestones, identifying gaps, monitoring market dynamics, competitive intelligence and making strategic recommendations.
Advance the strategic development of the company’ s pipeline, including the company’ s gene therapy platform, its PMO/PPMO pipeline assets and its on-market therapy for treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Support R&D strategy to expand current indications and enter into new disease areas
Lead development of goals for asset teams and sub-teams to ensure alignment with corporate goals
Lead and coordinate strategic off-sites and pipeline annual reviews
Align budgets and financial planning to corporate strategy and priorities
Drive process and accountabilities for creation of key cross-functional deliverables and milestones
Modify strategic recommendations based on current status of programs and risk factors
Proactively identify gaps and areas of opportunity and work cross functionally to fill gaps.
In partnership with cross-functional partners, conduct rigorous, fact based quantitative analyses to expedite robust decision making across the programs & portfolio
Create and utilize modeling methodologies that will interrogate the portfolio and R&D resources to support internal platforms/programs and external investment opportunities
Work with finance to support development of long-range plan, including investment requirements.
As member of the Program Management Team will provide aligned and consistent communication across the organization at all levels
Provide risk assessment on timing of data and readouts to support investment decision making
Support vetting of alternative development options across team
Orchestrate the integration of sub-teams to support the efforts of the Asset Teams
BS in technical discipline, Advanced degree preferred
At least 10-15 years’ experience with demonstrated success in leading large-scale programs with proven results and effective leadership and management skills
Extensive knowledge and experience in R&D - ability to define, develop and implement portfolio strategies based on trends, opportunities, needs and market direction within pharmaceutical industry and/or health care environment.
Operational experience in investment optimization models, asset valuation and portfolio assessment techniques.
Strong financial, budget and resource planning experience
Ability to articulate and establish processes which impact cross-functionally
Demonstrated success in leading through influence
Demonstrated ability to integrate information and apply creative thinking and proactive problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to identify, build, and implement solutions to cross-functional team issues
Excellent balanced approach to process versus results-driven leadership and management skills
Excellent negotiating skills
Excellent communication and influencing skills up, down and across the organization