Novartis Pharmaceuticals Sr. Project Manager in Fort Worth, Texas
Job ID 198082BR
Posting Title Sr. Project Manager
Business Unit FINANCE & CONTROL AL
Work Location Fort Worth, TX
Company/Legal Entity Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Functional Area BD&L & Strategic Planning
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular
Job Description Manage and track BD&L opportunities from initial contact with potential external partner, and assist in gathering technical information
•Manage project work plans for projects through all stages of the BD&L governance process and work with key stakeholders to ensure key deliverables are on track
•Attend key governance meetings and record minutes
•Facilitate periodic operations meetings with each of the Search and Evaluation (S&E) Heads to review open items, identify actions to be taken and update the S&E database accordingly
•Initiate and track various agreements (CDA, MTA, Research, SOW, etc) in the legal system and the S&E database. Work closely with Alcon Legal, S&E Heads and third parties through the execution of these contracts
•Identify and implement improvements to S&E processes and tools working closely with IT on system changes and enhancements
•Ensure documentation, process guides and SOP’s are current and compliant
•Maintain reporting on relevant KPIs to ensure activities are aligned with overall strategic priorities, opportunities are progressing efficiently through the BD&L governance process and resources are appropriately allocated
•Manage the general shared mailbox, reviewing/storing email correspondence by Partner contact
•Monitor Alcon.com (partner portal) for submissions of new opportunities and track in BD&L database
•Manage purchase orders and invoices for BD&L and selected evaluation projects
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The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Bachelor's degree required. MBA with finance focus a plus
Strong communication skills
5+ years directly related experience
Strong finance and transactional background with at least 3 years experience in finance or project management,
Microsoft Office programs particularly with Excel and PowerPoint.
Individual must be focused on results and able to work with cross-functional teams.
Must be able to work independently in fast paced environment.