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J&J Family of Companies Sr. Manager, EMEA Project Management in Ireland

Sr. Manager, EMEA Project Management - 2306122526W


Overall purpose of job:

The function holder is responsible for:

  • Leading the Project Management Office for EMEA region, through efficient and flawless Project Management execution for Commercial Quality (customer service, distribution & transportation and local operating companies).

  • Run EMEA CQ projects and CIPs and manage the project management team.

  • Detecting need for Q&C resources in ongoing/new projects.

  • Providing guidance for project management by coaching, use of templates etc.

  • Managing the EMEA Regional goals & objectives and periodic reporting process.

  • Leading the consultancy managed service to improve performance, reliability and cost where possible for both MedTech & Pharm segments.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Resource Management & Project Execution:

Manage effectively PM team & activities:

  • Monitor project pipeline, manage and assign resources to projects in partnership with the MedTech Q&C Leadership team.

  • Support Project Managers with coaching, manage resources & oversee spend.

  • Drive flawless project execution by ensuring milestone schedule / stage gates, Final Project objectives and scope agreed upon during formal Project Kick Off are tracked during Project Leadership Team reviews.

  • Ensure interdependencies and risks are properly highlighted and escalated through the proper channels.

  • Support allocation of consulting resources via the managed service model and other consulting services to ensure appropriate expertise and financial/cost management.

Manage key strategic projects:

  • Upon request lead strategic projects.

Strategic leadership:

  • Leads key Project Management Office processes: portfolio governance, financial reporting, project governance review.

  • Manage relationships and communications with strategic partners and senior leaders to provide information and insights to enable decisions, approvals and strategic plans.

  • Supports QMS, Strategy & Deployment Director in preparing for key governance and stakeholder sessions.

  • Leads Portfolio Management segment strategy. Prepares the storyline for the submissions, provides strategic recommendations on trade-offs and opportunities during the financial cycles.

  • Supports Cost Improvement Programs for the region as part of commercial and distribution strategy.

  • Partner with external PMOs for Commercial, Distribution/Transportation/Customer Services projects.

  • Oversees the portfolio health of CQ projects for EMEA and provides comprehensive overarching impact assessments, including but not limited to resource and financial impacts.

  • Drives continuous process improvements across the region for those managing projects.

  • Implements Project Management methodology using FPX methodology and documentation.

  • Ensure project related quality changes are documented per the agreed Change Control structure and QS IT Tool.

  • Manages and coaches the team for project management of large and smaller size projects

  • Manage associated resources and budgets required for the consultancy managed service and provide transparency to required stakeholders.


Essential knowledge and skills:

  • University/Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

  • Minimum 8 years in relevant leadership roles, including Project management of large size projects.

  • Experience working in a global function and matrix environment required.

  • Experience in multiple functions such as Q&C, Logistics, Customer Services or Supply Chain within Health care environment required.

  • Expertise in PMO and Project Management, acquisition and divestiture management, due diligence, etc.

  • Proven track record developing and building diverse, high-performance teams with a strong sense of mission.

  • Ability to collaborate and build strong partnerships internally and externally with customer focus.

  • Experience leading project management portfolios.

  • Experience in analytics roles or projects requiring significant data complexity.

  • Presence and persistence to be a challenge partner to business leaders throughout regional commercial and distribution organization.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Foundational finance knowledge

  • Fluency in English (both verbal and written); other languages an asset.

  • Knowledge of QMS processes & applicable major regulations e.g.EU MDR.

Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-Switzerland-Zug-Zug

Other Locations Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Ireland

Organization Cilag GmbH International (8525)

Job Function Quality (Generalist)

Req ID: 2306122526W