Oversees the development of compounds from candidate selection to NDA/MAA filing for the assigned project (s) in the Neurology Business Group, in accordance with agreed to development plans and corporate objectives.
Oversees and manages clinical development programs from a Project Management perspective.
Serves as a liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports.
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders.
Education: Bachelor's degree is required. An advanced degree is desirable (MS or PhD). PMP is desirable.
Minimum of 12+ years' experience in clinical project management; deploying project management methods; influencing work processes that span across departments and geographic boundaries.
Effective leadership and participation in global initiatives.
Advanced understanding of the Neurology therapeutic area
Must have advanced understanding of clinical research and the clinical drug development process.