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Senior Project Manager TPO

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Sofia, BG, 1407

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 40,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at www.tevapharm.com.


In  August 2016 Actavis has been acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical. In Bulgaria we are the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry with near 1700 employees in the two manufacturing plants (Dupnitsa and Troyan); sales and marketing organization and in a number of global corporate functions based in our country. As a Teva company, in October 2020 Actavis has started the process of re-branding and anticipating the Teva brand.


We are looking for a motivated and solution-oriented candidate for the position of Third Party Operations Senior Project Manager, based in Sofia.

About the role


The Senior Project Manager ensures that projects are executed in line with the milestones and budget, acts pro-active and timely on changes and variations that affect the completion of the project. The Senior Project Manager sets priorities, manages the project team, stays within budget and meets customer satisfaction by delivering the project on time.

All Third Party Operations (TPO) projects require skills to act in a matrix organization, with a focus on external parties in the EU region.

Main Responsibilities


•    Prepares project plan, including set of deliverables, milestones and activities from both parties, ensures alignment on these deliverables and the allocated budget for these
•    Holds stage gate review meetings, responsible for stakeholder engagement and feedback provision, risk assessment and mitigation planning
•    Works according to the agreed plan and timelines, escalates when needed to the line manager and suggests alternative solutions
•    Supports negotiations of service agreements, to agree between parties on deliverables, timelines and costs
•    Monitors all project related timelines, activities, budget adherence and present these on a regular basis to Teva Senior management
•    Supports sourcing plan and supplier evaluation process for new project
•    Demonstrates appropriate communication to all project stakeholders (internally and externally)

Main Requirements


•    Bachelor or Master Degree in technical sciences and/or MBA
•    Experience and proven track record in a project manager or program manager role in industrial, chemical or pharmaceutical industry
•    Ideally PMI Accredited - Project Management Professional qualification
•    Experience and knowledge of pharmaceutical specifics like GMP, changes control, manufacturing process, RA landscape
•    Skills and specific knowledge required 
•    Fluency in English
•    Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
•    Team player

We Offer


•    Dynamic and challenging work environment in one of the world leading pharmaceutical company and the biggest pharmaceutical company in Bulgaria
•    Competitive remuneration bound with performance
•    Additional healthcare insurance
•    Transportation allowance
•    Flexible working hours and option to work from home as per the company policy
•    Opportunity for development


If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, send us your CV in English.

Please, kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All personal data is protected by law and will be treated in confidence.

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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.