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horizonpharma Director, R&D Portfolio & Program Management - R0000973 in Lake Forest, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6422748 Working at Horizon Pharma is more than a job - it's personal. We define success by a different set of numbers: the number of lives touched, the number of lives changed, the number of lives saved. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help patients live up to theirs.

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The Portfolio & Program Management (PPM) group is a function within the R&D organization to support corporate objectives on development program growth. Horizon is in the process of building a scalable, best in class portfolio and program management across the R&D development programs.

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n Program Management - lead n

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+ Strategic planning and operational oversight for the preclinical and early clinical R&D programs

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+ Define and use processes and tools to ensure the successful planning and delivery of preclinical R&D programs

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+ Identify, escalate and assist with managing risks to timing, cost, and resourcing of programs

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+ Develop and execute communications of status, risks, and resolution solutions for assigned programs

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+ Manage PPM support resources (i.e., functional project managers) as required


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n Portfolio Planning - partner

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+ Partner with Development Science Lead and Therapeutic Area (TA) Lead to support portfolio planning activities for the assigned programs

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+ Plan and facilitate key cross functional meetings - including but not limited to Product Development Teams, preparation for Portfolio Review, and others as assigned

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+ Outside of meetings engage other R&D, Commercial or other areas as needed to complete planning activities


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n Strategy Development - support

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+ Support Development Science Lead and TA lead in identifying opportunities and formulating strategy utilizing internal and external resources as required

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+ Assist Development Science Lead and TA lead with planning and facilitation of a strategy development process in collaboration with other R&D leaders, and other areas as required (Tech Ops, BD, Commercial)


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nQualifications and Skills Required:n

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+ Advanced degree or equivalent experience with Ph.D. strongly preferred

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+ 5-7 years' experience in program/project management and reporting including strong familiarity and experience with MS Project and PowerPoint

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+ Minimum 3 years of preclinical research program management and strong understanding of pharmaceutical/biotech industry, clinical and regulatory requirements for development assets and programs

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+ Experience implementing and enhancing consistent program and project management best practices to ensure delivery aligned with company initiatives and expectations

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+ Background in the assessment of processes and practices for improvement opportunities and supports continuous improvement initiatives to ensure high quality, compliance and gain organizational efficiency

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+ Be able to work cross functionally across all areas in the organization and with all levels of management and staff


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nHorizon Core Values & Competencies:

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Growth

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+ Manages Ambiguity

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+ Strategic Mindset

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+ Demonstrates Self-awareness

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+ Cultivates Innovation

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+ Develops Talent


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Accountability

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+ Drives Results

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+ Ensures Accountability

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+ Decision Quality


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Transparency

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+ Courage

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+ Collaboration

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+ Instills Trust


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Horizon Pharma plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

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