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Project Manager, China PPM

Pfizer


Location:
Shanghai, R&d Center
Date:
01/26/2018
2018-01-262018-03-02
Pfizer
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Job Details

The Project Manager (PM) serves as an operational leader for project teams who is responsible for ensuring delivery of team plans. The responsibilities encompass resource management, risk management, and asset project-level planning through team, partner line, and governance interface and alignment. The role also supports optimal team functioning through establishing and managing the structure for team operations, management of team meetings, communication, team effectiveness intervention, and continuous improvement in team operations/processes.







Scope of Responsibility



The PM position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the China development activities and to ensure the plan is in alignment with global and local strategy.







Organizational Relationships:



Reports to PPM Group Lead



Interacts with governance and functional line leaders on topics related to project delivery.



Partners Asset Team Leader and core team functional representatives from clinical, medical affairs, regulatory, clinical operations, drug production, commercial and enabling functions responsible to ensure appropriate valuations, budget management and robust decision making for capital allocations.



Central point of contact with Global Project Managers to ensure China programs are aligned to global development strategies.



The PM has no direct reports. **Responsibilities:**







+ Project Planning:







**Translates team's strategic objectives into operational plans; provides insight into operational feasibility of proposed strategies.**







+ Drives cross-functional and cross-geographical alignment to strategic plans and goals.







+ Recognizes and flags internal or external impacts to strategies and plans; leads team in characterizing the impacts and revising plans, as appropriate.



+ Coordinates inputs into asset valuation and prioritization evaluations.







+ Ensures China asset plan is in place and kept current







+ Ensures operational plans align with and support strategic plans.



+ Ensures that cost, time, and quality parameters are clearly outlined in the plans.



+ Ensures plans are kept current at all times; drives team to timely updating of plans.







+ Drives creation and maintenance of China asset plan, ensuring discrete deliverables are well characterized with associated timing, resources, quality parameters, interdependencies across lines, and risk and mitigation plans.







+ Ensures plan is realistic in terms of time and resources required.



+ Leads the process for evaluation, optimization and planning of alternative operational options.



+ Ensures cross-functional team commitment to the plans.



+ Negotiates the allocation of line resources to the plans.







+ In co-ordination with the global Op Plan process drives development of the asset budget, in partnership with the matrix team and Finance. Ensures local plan and budget is agreed to by the global asset team.



+ Project Execution and Delivery:



+ Accountable for delivery of the China asset plan in alignment with the overall asset team strategies.







+ Works in close partnership with key team members (e.g. Development, Clinical, Medical, Pharm Sci TL, Dev Ops, Drug Safety R&D, Regulatory, Safety etc.) to manage the project to achieve key milestones within time, cost and quality parameters.



+ Proactively drives and monitors the delivery of the plans, anticipates and manages issues that arise, and utilizes business/content knowledge and problem solving skills to bring forward options for resolution



+ Ensures proactive operational risk/opportunity identification and mitigation is conducted regularly by the team, and that the risk plan is documented and communicated to all stakeholders and applicable governance/oversight structures.



+ Guides local team in escalation pathways (Local/Global), escalating risks to governance as appropriate



+ Monitors and manages progress against the approved budget, ensuring accurate financial forecasts. Manages the process for managing new funding requests through appropriate governance



+ Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication of project information to the matrix Asset Team, governance, Portfolio Operations, and leadership.



+ Manages key documents for the asset team, ensuring plans are kept current and accessible.







+ Team Function:



+ Facilitates and supports team functioning.







+ Organizes internal asset team meetings and leads the discussion.



+ Leads process of annual team goal setting and monitors progress against team goals.



+ Monitors team performance, identifies issues and partners with leadership to recommend and develop appropriate action.



+ Understands local and global governance requirements and facilitates team interactions with governance, as appropriate.



+ Central point of contact with Global PMs.







Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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