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Program Leader Senior – REMOTE - (JP10106)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Program Leader Senior – REMOTE - (JP10106)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320 (100% REMOTE)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Final Product Quality and Surveillance
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes:  Remote. Industrial Engineering degree is ideal
Posting Date:  04/19/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Program Leader Senior for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
Client is seeking a Strategic Planning & Execution Manager as part of the broader Combination Product Quality (CPQ) team. The CPQ Business Office team remains closely connected to the overall business for the management of end-to-end Final Product, working with peers to translate information from the market to drive continuous improvement in systems and client’s products.

The Strategic Planning & Execution Manager serves as a member of the Combination Product Quality Business Office. The qualified candidate applies expertise in strategic projects, business and data analysis, operations excellence (OE), and business resilience, with focus on complaints and surveillance, to enhance the way data is used to inform and make recommendations regarding impact to post marketed product and future product improvements. This individual will participate in a variety of initiatives and projects to address interesting challenges and unmet needs that apply across combination product quality.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Quality and manufacturing experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Ability to translate manual processes to automated applications (e.g. Smartsheet)
  • Past client experience or Pharma, Biotech, and/or medical device background

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Manage and execute a portfolio of continuous improvement (CI) initiatives that span one or multiple functions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for identification of insights and delivering improvement opportunities across CPQ, as well as ultimately derive business value
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, and deployment management activities
  • Partner with CPQ network of OE resources and project managers to deliver critical initiatives by utilizing CI methods and tools to effectively realize business results
  • Support functions to accelerate digital innovation (ADI) by simplifying processes and implementing workflow tools that systematically integrate data and automate processes
  • Build strong relationships with Quality, Process Development, and Supply Chain to ensure continuous improvement is aligned with Quality Management System
  • Support maturity of deploying client lean business system practices within CPQ functions by delivery of continuous improvement and productivity projects
  • Synthesize information and insights into executive summaries and presentations for senior management
  • Be agile in working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment with teams not directly in a reporting structure to meet deliverables and timelines
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools to mature capabilities for the organization

Red Flags:
  • IT/Systems engineering PM candidates unlikely to be a good fit.
  • No BS degree and experience in Pharma, Biotech, Medical Device
  • Job jumping every six months

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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