Commercial Project Manager

Job Post Index 23110A-Sy##
Location Cambridge, MA
Description: Job Description
  • Support dengue program and the successful development and execution of its global commercial launch strategy to achieve critical launch preparedness.
  • Primary project management support to the Global Launch Team – a cross-functional team responsible for leading the commercialization efforts and preparations of a successful launch,
  • Support the global promotional review process.
  • Provide ad hoc support to other commercially-led strategic projects within marketing, operations, and/or market access.
  • Leads the project planning efforts of the Dengue Global Launch Team (GLT) in defining and implementing the commercialization launch plan.
  • Partners with GLT leadership and relevant subteams in review and tracking of projects with an emphasis on strategy.
  • Provide input and expertise as well as support coordination.
  • Act as operational lead of the Global Brand/Launch Team (Secretary) and manage the planning, operations, reporting and logistics of the GLT team.
  • Responsible for internal meeting documentation and follow up with team.
  • Manages scheduled and ad-hoc team meetings, establishing meeting agendas, facilitating effective team discussions, driving to clear and timely team actions and decisions, driving and holding team members accountable for action item follow-through.
  • Create and manage a team space for sharing and collaboration.
  • Leverage knowledge of project management best practices to deliver efficient partner program execution that is focused on smooth and quality interactions with a focus on speed to launch.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope and create contingency plans in a constantly changing environment.
  • Manage the identification of potential issues or obstacles and achieve resolution or plans contingencies and follow issues through to resolution.
  • Generate collaboration, cooperation, and communication across and between functional team members obtaining buy in of all team members to integrated product strategy.
  • Ensure team effectiveness through team health checks with development and appropriate follow-through on action plans to boost team productivity.
  • Lead the review and update of commercial risks, as part of the overall GPT Risk Registry.
  • Oversee the Promotional review and approval process (MRL) for global dengue team in accordance with company policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) including but not limited to Marketing, Sales Training, and Corporate Communications promotional material.
  • Oversee the review and approval process and work closely with Regulatory, Medical, Legal, and Commercial teams to ensure promotional material is approved and distributed.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on problem-solving initiatives to optimize processes as well as handle day-to-day challenges.
  • Ensure staff and stakeholders abide by SOPs and record retention policies.
  • Maintain business system ownership of the MRL workflow and content management system to facilitate review and approval of promotional materials.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Masters/MBA or advanced educational achievement preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in professional project management experience within a multidisciplinary global environment
  • Experience in the vaccine / pharmaceutical industry
  • Commercial functional knowledge
  • Working in a matrix environment, preferably a global organization
  • Ability to lead and influence in the matrix
  • Excellent interpersonal skills/highly collaborative
  • Ability to cultivate strong internal/external network
  • Strong operational skills; project/timeline management capabilities
  • Strong operational skills i.e. to manage multiple tasks of varied complexity simultaneously
  • Process improvement experience
  • Proven ability to communicate (verbal and written) ideas and data to engage and influence others
  • Presentation skills i.e. to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficiency with MS suite tools, including Office and Project; Fluid use of SharePoint and O365
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing and growing business environment
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, other languages useful
  • Demonstrate a high degree of self-awareness, self-motivation, initiative, and attention in detail
  • Proven ability to work independently in a different location than the main organization
  • Background in Regulatory/Pharma/Scientific and/or Vaccines project experiences

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