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Director of PMO

Executive Management
Jill Madden
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Job Reference: JO-2103-65690_1616695945


A unique senior career opportunity has arisen for a Director of Program Management (PMO) within our Global clients Emerging Markets Business Unit. The successful candidate will lead a Global Program Management team to build and develop an integrated timeline for future product development and commercialisation from ideation through to successful product Launch in a complex and evolving marketplace. They will manage communication, results, and strategic / action-oriented activities with colleagues across multiple geographical locations and be skilled in managing stakeholder and customer expectations, while concurrently maintaining delivery momentum.


· Driver of critical business unit and divisional strategy planning for emerging markets and execution

· Defines and develops appropriate infrastructure and capability for the PMO function including critical organizational design, program management processes, and success measures.

· Direct accountability for project definition and execution; defines deliverables and exit requirements for each of the phases (Ideation, Concept, Feasibility, Development, Validation, Launch)

· Develops and sets annual project goals (Products, financial performance, milestones); integrates this into EM Executive S&OP cycle and provides updates at required frequency.

· Translates strategies into program/project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource requirements; Continually tracks progress against those plans.

· Establishes routine reviews of financial measures, including: R&D spend, COGs, and pricing to evaluate margin and profitability and overall impact to P&L

· Completes capacity assessment (people, financial measures) and ability to meet plans and timelines. Highlights gaps and resolves with functional leaders.


· A minimum bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, science, IT or business disciplines

· 10 or more years of experience in R&D, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain or related function, preferably in medical device, pharmaceutical or consumer products sector

· PMP certification, or other formal training through the PMI, MBA

· Exceptional pm skills, while maintaining strong attention to detail and quick recall.

· An approachable and credible communication style, with exceptional verbal and written communication skills; to keep all levels of the organization informed, engaged and motivated.

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