CSL Behring
- Associate Director, Project Mgmt (Innovation)
At a glance
Location: US-FL-Boca Raton Map
Posted: 10/08/2021
Closing: 11/07/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 5 year(s)
Job description
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!


Job Description

Responsible for leading strategic, innovative, complex and cross-functional projects and/or the integration of multiple
inter-related projects. Responsible for the execution of the program roadmap for plasma process innovations through
collaboration with business and technology partners. Strong collaboration required with program operations, quality and
process management leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the prioritization of interdependent project and program activities to support the company strategic initiatives and program roadmap for innovation.
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of an ideation to innovation framework.
  • Highly effective project management for process/technology related initiatives with a keen understanding of interdependencies.
  • Strong awareness of process/technology content areas, including:

o Business process mapping and engineering
o Design, specification, testing and delivery of technology solutions
o Data conversion and migration including interface identification
o Documentation: technical and end-user documentation

  • Responsible for an integrated view of projects within the program, including Time, Cost, Performance (Scope) milestones, Resources and Issue, Risk and Opportunity dependencies that could impact the delivery of a project.
  • Assures effective measurement and reporting processes in part so that critical variances to the integrated plan can be quickly and successfully addressed.
  • Adheres to the governance and project methodology in place and assures that the projects follow the stated project requirements and established standards.
  • Assists project managers in collaborating with external partners where the integration of services, technologies and capabilities across projects is required.
  • Assures that lessons are applied from previous projects and programs.
  • Implements effective business transformation processes, including training and user adoption of related process and technology solutions.
  • Assures access to Subject Matter Experts and leading practice with the requisite capabilities to support program development and project definition and planning as required to successfully complete the project work.
  • Assures that required project resources are identified and secured to complete the work of the project.
  • Assures effective team and internal/external stakeholder communication, keeping stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all requirements and deliverables.
  • Assures that documentation is kept current, clear and transparent and is communicated as appropriate.
  • Escalates key decisions, issues, risks and opportunities as required to achieve objectives.
  • Helps to manage and build relationships with external partners, e.g., vendors, as appropriate.
  • Coordination with procurement for project specific contract requirements.
  • Assures that projects have well developed target value and directs the identification of work to achieve intended value.
  • Manages the development of project schedules with timelines and interdependencies for all tasks and the identification of key milestones.
  • Assures appropriate identification and assessment of risks and opportunities related to the project.
  • Collaboration with Information and Technology functions of the organization to plan and prioritize I&T enhancements to support the innovation roadmap.
  • Collaboration with Learning and Development functions of the organization to plan and prioritize learning development improvements to support innovation projects.
  • Executes the project work of monitoring and controlling of Time, Cost and Performance (Scope) against actuals, and the identification, reporting and resolution of all significant variances where they exist.
  • Assures that all financial aspects of the project are properly managed.
  • Assures that the project is closed out properly following completion, including summary reports and lessons learned.
  • Supports value realization efforts throughout the project and at closeout.
  • Assures effective prioritization of interdependent project and program activities.
  • Arbitrates and resolves complex issues, conflict and interface problems between diverse project teams, functional partners and stakeholders.
  • Works closely with Global Process Owners and Leaders to assure implementation of leading practices as appropriate.
  • Strong awareness of process/technology content areas, including:
    o Business process mapping and engineering
    o Design, specification, testing and delivery of technology solutions
    o Data conversion and migration including interface identification
    o Documentation: technical and end-user documentation
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Biological Sciences program or equivalent
    combination of education, training and experience required.

Experience

  • 5+ years demonstrated project management experience, managing employees required
  • Strong project management and integration skills; ability to coordinate all aspects of a project or program
  • Strong leadership, consultative, communication, and conflict management skills to influence project leaders and stakeholders, including non-specialists, at all levels in the organization and achieve team objectives while maintaining a positive team environment.
  • Progressively more responsible positions in a complex organization and experience working in a regulated environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details to handle multiple tasks, short deadlines, frequent interruptions and shifting priorities in support of changing company objectives
  • Strong leadership, training, written and verbal communication and interpersonal and presentation skills to drive results
  • Understand regulatory standards, various local, state and federal laws that apply to the business and where to find information on standards and interpretations
  • Experience planning, organizing, securing and managing project resources preferred  Proven skills in budgeting and financial management

Competencies

  • Competencies include:
    o Collaborates
    o Communicates Effectively
    o Manages Complexity
    o Manages Conflict
    o Decision Quality
    o Financial Acumen
    o Global Perspective
    o Drives Results

Working Conditions

  • The ability to work on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an indepth evaluation of various factors to achieve best results
  • Excellent critical reasoning, decision-making and problem-solving skills to analyze situations, determine risks, find solutions to prevent future issues and resolve recurring defects
  • Shares information with external and internal contacts with common desire to reach a solution
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s creditability, operations and service
  • Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as authoritative reports of major scope and impact and/or develop presentations
  • Occasionally perform tasks while standing and walking up to 100% of the time
  • Reach, bend, kneel and have a high level of manual dexterity
  • Potential overnight travel required up to 50% of the time
  • Extended hours and weekends may be required
  • Must be able to multi-task; fast paced environment with frequent interruptions

Associate Director, Project Mgmt (Innovation)