Sr Manager, R&D Program Management

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Sep 02, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.


  • Assistprogram management leadership to drive and supportfunction buildout
  • Lead collection of project information and other data collection, establish harmonized/standardized reporting and tracking tools, manage shared site(s) for information dissemination
  • Develops and implements clinical and project management tools and project/program reports/dashboards
  • Work for cross-functional teams to perform scenario analysis to mitigate risks, develop contingencies and provide insights intoprogram recommendations
  • Support leadership to implement frameworks, tools and techniques for development analysis and optimization to drive the optimal mix of studies, optimal allocation of resources and on time or better project performance
  • Develops and implements resource forecasting and tracking process, practice and tools as well as resource consumption mechanisms as it relates to supporting the clinical projects
  • Liaise with Business Units, Technical Operations and Other stakeholder to ensure alignment across the organization
  • Contribute to the support and coordination of life cycle management and R&D due diligence assessments as needed
  • Work with Business Units, Technical Operations and R&D functions to identify and coordinate Life Cycle Management/ New indication opportunities
  • Support and help coordinate R&D Due Diligence assessments


Qualifications and Skills Required:



  • Bachelor's degree required, Advanced degree is preferred (eg, MBA, MS)
  • Prior project management experience required
  • Background in the assessment of processes and practices for improvement opportunities and supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Cross functional experience with all levels of management and staff
  • Familiarity with portfolio management analytics, excel, MS project and power point
  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical/biotech industry, clinical and regulatory requirements for development assets and programs

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:




  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent






  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality






  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust


Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.