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Project Manager

Pyramid Consulting
Rahway, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Qualifications:“Actual Job Title: Alliance manager”, Education Minimum Requirement: • Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in a scientific or applied discipline preferred Required Experience and Skills: • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry • A minimum of 1 year in an engagement, alliance management or equivalent relationship management role • Broad understanding of global pharmaceutical and biotech industries with a solid understanding of drug discovery and development processes • Demonstrated leadership and ethics, including ability to hold others accountable for delivery • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting, including experience building and leading teams, accomplishing goals, etc. • Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills; ability to establish good working relationships with internal and external colleagues at all levels, resolve conflict and provide feedback, and devise and implement creative solutions to problems • Strong communication skills, both oral and written; demonstrated ability to speak up appropriately and to raise issues to teams and management • Highly organized and capable of working with attention to detail. • Able to relate project and alliance details to larger project and alliance objectives. Preferred Experience and Skills: • Advanced degree (MBA, MS, PhD or equivalent) • Experience in understanding and interpretation of contractual language • Experience in implementing and improving business processes Required Travel: • Yes, up to 5-10% *Note*: This is Hybrid role( 1-2days/week onsite),This position may be based in Rahway NJ, Upper Gwynedd PA, or Philadelphia PA.


Responsibilities:GPAM MRL Alliance Management- Senior Specialist (P3) Position Description • Global Project and Alliance Management (GPAM) resides within the Research and Development (R&D) organization at Client (Client Research Laboratories, or MRL). • The Project, Portfolio and Alliance Managers in GPAM are core members of cross-functional discovery, development, and alliance teams responsible for discovering and developing products that improve human health. • In addition, GPAM includes a Project Management Office (PMO), which is responsible for the development, sustainment, and training of GPAM-owned systems, tools, and business processes that serve MRL more broadly. • The GPAM MRL Alliance Managers focus on achieving the goals of the alliance by ensuring activities, resources, communications, and decisions are coordinated and maximized with our R&D partners. Position Description/Summary: • Under the broad direction of the Director, Strategic Alliances, the Senior Specialist, Strategic Alliances is responsible for ensuring successful relationship and contractual management of R&D licenses and R&D alliances/collaborations that result from agreements executed by Corporate Business Development (Corp BD). • In addition, the Senior Specialist, Strategic Alliances is responsible for developing and implementing critical cross-functional/cross-divisional business operation processes and initiatives involving the GPAM MRL Alliance Management team. Primary Responsibilities: • Manage a portfolio of R&D licenses. Responsibilities include: o Organization of timely kick-off meeting planning and execution between Client and its partners to ensure clarity on the agreement and communication mechanisms between the companies o Providing each R&D licensing partner with an open and continuous channel of communication to ensure partner perspectives are heard and well represented internally o Proactively identifying and resolving conflicts as needed, and/or raising conflicts and disputes to the Director, Strategic Alliances, appropriate management, or committees for timely resolution o Interfacing closely with Corp BD and Legal groups to clarify contractual aspects of R&D licensing agreements with intent of providing guidance internally to team members and senior management to ensure appropriate boundaries are set and guide decision-making o Supporting evolution of R&D licensing agreements through their life cycles, including negotiation/drafting of contractual amendments, and management of any necessary agreement terminations and close-out processes o Working closely with Finance, Investor Relations, Public Affairs and partners to manage appropriate financial obligations and disclosures that may be material to Client or its partners o Maintaining a database that captures all current rights/obligations under portfolio of R&D licensing agreements • Support R&D alliances/collaborations managed by Director/Associate Director, Strategic Alliances. Responsibilities include: o Working with a Director or Associate Director, Strategic Alliances as well as internal stakeholders and joint teams, support the productive operational relationship between Client and assigned R&D collaboration partners, including:  Ensuring alliance governance is established and functions efficiently, consistent with agreement intent; ensure process is in place to facilitate timely, joint decision-making.  Preparing for, facilitating and documenting outcomes of R&D alliance meetings, ensuring meetings have clear purposes and objectives, and that conflict is surfaced and resolved  Preparing reports that summarize R&D collaboration status/issues and documents for senior management and alliance committees • Support Alliance Management operations and business initiatives. Responsibilities include: o Serving as process owner of critical cross functional/cross-divisional business operation processes and initiatives involving the GPAM MRL Alliance Management team o Developing and implementing clear process guidance for the GPAM MRL Alliance Management team o Defining key metrics to ensure GPAM MRL Alliance Management team’s compliance with the deliverables of the business processes and initiatives

Company Description
We place top talent through our divisions: Technology, Staffing, Professionals, Talent Digitalization, and Pyramid Academy. Our flexible staffing options include contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, and SOW/Statement of Work. We deliver top talent to our clients by combining the use of the latest technology with the subject-matter expertise that our seasoned team of recruiters brings to the process. With the integration of smart sourcing tools, machine learning, and AI/Artificial Intelligence into our screening process across the organization; we evaluate a large volume of candidates to find the most suitable talent.

Pyramid Consulting


Rahway, NJ
07065 USA



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