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Technical Project Manager

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Runcorn, GB, WA7 3FA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva’s Steriles Device Team (SDT), based in Abbots Park, Runcorn, develops needle-based injection devices for delivery of Teva’s sterile liquid medications.  Our broad portfolio of both generic and specialty medicines covers a variety of device technologies, Pre-Filled Syringes (PFS), pen injectors and auto-injectors, for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including anaphylaxis, migraine and diabetes.

We are currently seeking a Technical Project Manager based in Runcorn. As a Project Manager, you will perform project management activities on one or a number of drug-device combination or Life Cycle Management (LCM) projects.
In this role, you will ensure business plan requirements are met through the timely implementation of project work within approved budgets and schedule commitments and in line with Regulatory requirements and Quality Management Systems.
In addition, the Technical Project Manager will leverage documents and learning from other similar drug-device combination projects and continuously improve the Project Management process, guidelines, tools, templates, documents and performance.

Key Responsibilities

• To identify the tasks required for specific projects providing forecasted costs, timescales and resource requirements for approval in line with the department Project and Life Cycle Management System
• To implement/execute tasks required for specific projects within approved scope, costs and timescales, in order to meet business expectations.
• To ensure legal documentation is implemented in line with Teva requirements including, confidentiality, work packages and service agreements with external development partners
• To identify and develop proposals for improvements in the combination drug-device development process from project management, regulatory and quality perspectives.
• To provide expert advice as required, to support combination drug-device product development and manufacture, through provision of clear project objectives, development documentation, project plans and milestones.
• Effective facilitation of project execution through clearly defined roles and responsibilities, motivating team members, encouraging participation and good team working conditions.
• Effective communication and influencing of key stakeholders in support of the project including creation and distribution of project management documentation.
• Effective project risk management including identification of risks and mitigation activities.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Graduate (or equivalent) in engineering, physics, science or similar. 
• Preferably, a post graduate qualification in a relevant engineering, physics science or business subject.
• Knowledge of medical device or combination product development with some experience in project management, planning and coordination, working cross functionally and working with external partners.
• Experience of project management and MS office tools.
• Experience across a broad range of development disciplines e.g. innovation, development, new product introduction, industrialisation, IP supplier management.
• Working knowledge (through practical experience) of Device and drug/device combination regulations, GMP, EU and FDA quality and regulatory requirements.
• Problem solving
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to lead and motivate project teams
• Target oriented adapts and re-plans to deliver agreed targets
• Able to think laterally and identify a range of contingencies
• Good communication and interpersonal skills


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Reports To

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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