Senior Director, R&D Project Management, Transplant TA

CSL Behring
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Oct 31, 2020
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

• Actively contributes to cross-functional development of TA strategy and individual global product strategies.
• Delivers R&D TA project portfolio in accordance with business and TA priorities, in partnership with other key functional area heads, to meet business objectives in a key business area that spans many products/compounds and many development programs.
• Oversees the overall project planning, tracking and reporting process for R&D projects within TA or similar scope of work, to support overall (e.g. TA) portfolio management.
• Manages the R&D PM budget and forecast or components thereof and ensures that global R&D project financial and human resource needs are accurately captured and in alignment with approved project budgets across products or a portfolio.
• Manages all PM staff (directly or indirectly) supporting projects within assigned TA.
• Participates in the learning and development of junior Project Management staff and provides mentoring and coaching.
• Will manage a team of direct reports from within Project Management.
• As appropriate, manages a department, a medium-sized country/cluster with average complexity, or a small and complex country/cluster that includes multiple teams led by Managers and/or Supervisors.
• May own the execution of strategy and the operational direction of department/market.

• Bachelor degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering, or a related field.
• An advanced degree (MSc, PhD) in Science or Engineering, PMP certification, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent is preferred.
• 10+ years' experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry (or where relevant a biomedical research organization).
• In-depth knowledge in drug research, development and manufacturing processes of pharmaceuticals (CMC, non-clinical, clinical, and regulatory).
• 8+ years' experience working within a matrixed, global environment, including those with complex technical, geographic, and/or regulatory elements.
• Experienced People Manager with proven ability to develop talent and achieve results through teamwork and leadership of others, streamlined execution, and innovation in a matrix Business Unit environment, particularly in a Global business.
• 5+ years' experience in supervising direct reporting staff.
• Requires ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership.