Project Manager for Generic Drug Development

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Kefar Sava, Israel
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

The opportunity

The Project Manager has overall responsibility for leading the global development of R&D Generic products; ultimately to maximize the product’s potential. The PM may work in partnership with a Project Leader to establish, maintain and deliver the product plan for Gx assets.
The PM is responsible, under limited supervision, for managing, planning, and tracking of development activities of multiple projects in accordance with the approved project strategy within our Generic R&D business. PM will lead a cross-functional team and be accountable for managing time line, cost, and quality. The responsibility starts when a project is approved for development and ends when a project gets the agreed upon approvals on respective markets. In addition the PM will support any launch activities including transfers from R&D to Ops. PM will help prepare information for periodic review by the Steering Committee.

How you’ll spend your day

  1. Lead the cross-functional project team to secure approval and funding for the overall product development plan and through the strategic planning and delivery of the development program, proactively identifying and managing issues and risks and ensuring decisions are made at the appropriate levels and with the appropriate cross-functional input.
  2. 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 R&D management for approval based on agreed trashold
  3. Report accurate project status and escalate issues whenever they cannot be resolved within the team
  4. Collaborate with function leads to ensure their teams are fully resourced and skilled appropriately to deliver, working expeditiously to highlight any resource gaps that impact the program delivery or quality. Participate in sub-team Managership.
  5. Lead quality risk management to ensure significant risks to the programs have planned mitigations and are flagged in terms of likelihood and impact, to the relevant Managership.
  6. Develop and manage end to end product development plans in Planisware to accurately reflect the tactical plan/timeline and interrelated functional.
  7. Ensure all relevant documentation is accurate, current, and approved by respective Managership.
  8. Manage multiple projects, programs or a large portfolio of inter-related projects

Your experience and qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s level degree in the Chemistry or biotechnology field
  2. 2-3 year’s experience in the pharmaceutical industry and at least 1 year managing development projects (Generic) through to registration and launch
  3. Solid understanding of drug development (Gx), industry guidelines, and regulatory and submissions processes globally
  4. Experience in effective and influential oral presentations
  5. Project Management Professional (PMP®) preferred
  6. Excellent computer software skills, specifically – Planisware / Microsoft Project, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
  7. In-depth knowledge of the drug development process in Specialty

Enjoy a more rewarding choice

Alongside the fulfilling work, the inclusive culture and great rewards, our employees are entitled to a holistic benefits package, which is aimed to provide services required to their, and their families`, physical, emotional and social wellbeing.
In Teva, we understand that alongside your career and professional life, every employee has additional life circles, which include various private and family needs.
This is important to us, and has encouraged us to create one of the most unique and comprehensive benefits package that are offered in the Israeli market. Our benefits package is meant to support you and your family throughout the course of your life and career

Make a difference with Teva Pharmaceuticals

Reports To

Sr Dir, Program Management

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