Associate Director Project Management Job at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Salt Lake City, UT

  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

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 Associate Director, Project Management has overall responsibility and accountability for end-to-end planning, coordination, and execution of high priority supply projects within the site to achieve and support both local and global initiatives and goals.  Key projects included are (but not limited to): New Product Launches, Site Transfers, Alternate Materials, and Continuous Improvement projects. In addition, the Sr. Manager, Project Management will manage and maintain develop the team of Project Managers for the SLC Campus.

How you’ll spend your day

  • Be responsible for all new site transfers, launches and material change projects/ planning.
  • Oversight of all site projects and determination of strategy for prioritization and resourcing
  • Work closely with MS&T, Engineering, and Transformation to determine need for project management support of significant activities.
  • Establish processes and standards for Project Management; ensure consistent implementation of these standards amongst the project management team.
  • Ensure that the project team roles and responsibilities are clearly defined, understood and that the capability exists to fulfil the responsibilities.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to successful delivery of assigned projects to time, cost, and quality in accordance with Teva strategy and priorities.
  • Develop, Manage, facilitate, and maintain all relevant project documentation and content leveraging Project Management systems and tools.
  • Enable efficiency and excellence in launch execution through to successful project completion. 
  • Collaborate across different departments to drive solutions, timelines, and accountability.
  • Lead multiple groups within the site to ensure strategic initiatives are executed according to project timelines.
  • Ensure that different market requirements are implemented correctly and on time to secure successful project completion.
  • Resolve any issues that may hinder the successful completion of the project. Escalate risk to senior management, providing details such as cost, timing, and capacity to support decisions.
  • Work with the key stakeholders to prepare, maintain and coordinate the project plans based on various inputs including Project information, strategy, demand forecast, regulatory and manufacturing/packaging plans.
  • Oversee project plans while ensuring alignment with the site objectives, KPI’s and market requirements.

The person hired for this position will be expected to be onsite 4 days a week with an option to be remote one day a week. Onsite location is in Salt Lake City, Utah at either our East or West site.

Your experience and qualifications

⦁    Bachelors Degree
⦁    Minimum 5 years of experience in project management of multiple complex projects preferred.
⦁    An understanding of regulatory and quality aspects for Pharmaceuticals, Food or Medical Device industries required.
⦁    Current Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification strongly preferred.
⦁    Good understanding of project management, procurement, planning and supply chain processes.
⦁    Ability to lead cross functional, matrixed project teams and gain buy-in required.
⦁    Ability to develop and maintain a good knowledge of the materials/products in specific portfolio.
⦁    Strong knowledge of GMP and RA requirements within the manufacturing and packaging environments for pharmaceuticals, Biologics, Food or Medical Device.
⦁    Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical processing, equipment, and data collection systems.
⦁    Understanding of supply chain including purchasing and negotiating processes.
⦁    Knowledge of financial functions required. 

Enjoy a more rewarding choice

We offer a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 13 paid Holidays, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and Tuition Assistance. 

Reports To

Senior Director, Supply Chain

Already Working @TEVA?

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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