JOB TITLE: Project/Program Management Director
Grade/Title: Level 9-10/Director/Senior Director
EMPLOYER: Brii Biosciences (腾盛博药)
DEPARTMENT: Business Development
JOB LOCATION: Durham, NC
REPORTS TO: VP, Business Development
EFFECTIVE DATE: 2/14/2019
SUMMARY:This role will assume a highly visible role within the organization collaborating with the VP of Business Development and senior management. The Project Manager is the operational leader for development programs and provides project management support to the development teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for management and delivery of the integrated development plan, encompassing the strategy for the medicine across indications and ensuring alignment across strategic/operational/tactical plans, in support of the overall objectives and priorities of the program. The Director will manage the operational plan and deliverables of the project so that they are achieved on or ahead of schedule, on budget, and support the target product profile, business deliverables, and/or key decision required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads generation and alignment of an integrated development plan across functional lines.
Drives milestone decision point planning and associated deliverables across functions to achieve the overall program objectives. Clearly defines the critical path and generates clear decision criteria for the project.
Leads the process for evaluation of alternative development options to operationally deliver plan. Influences and drives development of solutions, criteria, and implications.
Partners with team functional leads to pressure-test’ assumptions and integrate planning across development into the overall project plan. Defines the interdependent deliverables and ensures that quality, risk, cost, time are managed within the overall approved plan to drive delivery of project milestones and objectives on time and on budget.
Ensures that project schedule, resource management and project controls are established and maintained.
Manages an integrated project budget and resource plan in partnership with finance team member, and functional line representatives on the team.
Works in close partnership with the VP Business Development and the executive team to ensure alignment of project goals and objectives within the portfolio, and provides project information and context necessary to support portfolio review, investment decisions, and prioritization.
Engages robust project management skills to drive projects to key decision points and milestones. Proactive management of the critical path, operational feasibility of strategic plans, active identification and management of project risk, and alignment of operational execution.
Leads operational project management for alliance co-development programs, including contributing roles on alliance sub-committees and steering committees.Plays a leadership role in partnering with Finance to manage the alliance budget forecast and asset valuation assessments.
Conduct Alliance Managementactivities for Brii Bio collaborations as assigned
Ability to work across time zones and cultures
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
To be determined based on growing need and organizational planning
Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) withat least 12 years related experience,orMaster's degree with at least 8 years of related experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage multiple priorities and workflow.
Evidence of ability to develop deal structures and conduct and conclude contract negotiations.
Highly motivated, goal and detailed-oriented, diligent and strategic.
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
Able to integrate scientific knowledge into a business model
Prior project management skills, preferably PMP certified
Prior alliance management skills
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.
Confidentiality & Compliance—Strictly adhere to CEO and Senior management confidentiality requirement and insider’s trading compliance; must follow legal compliance as related to antibribery and corruption (ABAC) and third party oversight.
Attention to details--Maintains high awareness of tasks and associated activities; communicate timely with CEO on real time issues that require immediate actions.
Analytical--Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving--Identifies & resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers & analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reasons and judgment evenly when dealing with emotional topics.
Interpersonal Skills--Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication--Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication--Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Cost Consciousness--Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
Ethics--Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values; Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.
Planning/Organizing--Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism--Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality--Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity--Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Dependability--Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative--Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation--Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently/Continually required to work cross multiple time zones (China Beijing Time and US East and West Coast Standard Time)
Frequently/Continually required to travellocally and internationally in support of BD initiatives
Frequently/Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
Frequently/Continuallyexposure to outside weather conditions
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.