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Director, R&D Project Leadership

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

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!

 

Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies
 

 

Job Description

In your role as the Director, R&D Project Leadership you will:

  • Lead the overall development strategy of the product. This includes integrating cross-functional strategic plans such as commercial leadership of the target product profile, clinical leadership of the clinical development plan and CMC leadership of the pharmaceutical development plan. 
  • Lead the cross-functional team to secure approval and funding for the overall product development plan.
  • Lead cross-functional delivery to the agreed development budget and timeline – collaborating with the cross-functional team members to track and manage issues in budget and timelines and bringing significant variations to PAC for approval based on agreed treshold.
  • Collaborate with all relevant functions to ensure the right level of expertise and quality is built into the programs – including clinical, commercial, regulatory, CMC, operations, pre-clinical, etc.  Participate in sub-team leadership. 
  • Together with the Project Leader ensure the team has a high quality risk management plan and that significant risks to the programs have planned mitigations and are flagged in terms of likelihood and impact, to the relevant leadership.
  • Provide strong leadership to the cross-functional project team – ensuring the complexities of development are addressed and, together with the Project Leader, ensure that expert input from all key functions are incorporated into the plans.
  • May at times represent the Vice President, Specialty Project Leadership on committees, special projects or initiatives and/or may assume responsibility for VP work on a periodic or interim basis. 
  •  In-depth knowledge of the drug development process (i.e. experience in Phase I – III development programs and submissions)

Qualifications

What you will bring to your new role:

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s level degree in scientific field
  • 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and at least 3 years leading development projects through to registration and launch
  • Experience leading a cross-functional project team through all stages of development
  • Experience delivering MAA/NDA/BLA/JNDAs as well as sNDAs

 

Preferred:
Advanced scientific degree (M.D., D.O., Ph.D.)

Function

Project Management

Sub Function

RandD

Reports To

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