Company: FDBT - FUJIFILM Diosynth
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Our work with a myriad of biopharma companies means each project we
work on brings a unique set of challenges. As Program Manager, you
are the key link between our customers and our FDB team. You have
the uncanny ability to work and build relationships with clients
and internal cross-functional teams alike, are an effortless
communicator, and can quickly get up to speed on our technology,
bringing deep knowledge that will serve as the backbone for the
project. You have great EQ, are the most organized person on the
team, and are skilled at navigating ambiguity.
As the critical point of contact for our partners, our Program
Managers are FDB's biggest ambassadors. You represent our company:
our mission of advancing tomorrow's medicine, our passion for
collaborating with our partners for life, and our dedication to
seeing every project through with the highest amount of integrity
and impact. If you want a high-visibility, cross-discipline,
intensely collaborative position with undeniable importance, apply
The work we do at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has never been
more important-and we are looking for talented candidates to join
us. We're growing our locations, our capabilities, and our teams,
and looking for passionate, mission-driven people like you who want
to make a real difference in people's lives. Join FDB and help
create the next vaccine, cure, or gene therapy in partnership with
some of the most innovative biopharma companies across the globe.
Here, you'll work alongside and learn from some of the most
dedicated scientists, engineers, and manufacturers in the industry.
We're proud to cultivate a culture that will fuel your passion,
energy, and drive-what FDB calls Genki. Join us and discover a
community that thrives on diversity and never scares away from a
complex challenge. At FDB, you determine what's possible.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A., Inc. is seeking a Program
Manager to work at our RTP, NC location. The successful candidate
will be accountable for the planning & delivery of programs from
the point of contract signature (Scope of Work / Letter of Intent /
Contract) through program closure. They will ensure we provide
services in alignment with our contracted commitment to clients and
our company vision/mission (strategy and compliance). The Program
Manager typically handles an average load of 2-4 programs receives
and receives coaching & guidance from the Head of Program
MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the planning and execution of programs in alignment with
FDB-Program Management business case (vision, mission, SWOT/SIPOC,
Onboard with Sales Team and transition to become the primary liason
for program planning & execution upon notification that a Verbal
Win / Letter of Intent has been confirmed by the Sales Team.
After the Sales Team completes the initial draft Scope of Work
(SOW) & Price/Payment Schedule (PPS), the CPL engages impacted
functional areas for inputs to ensure SOW elements are complete and
Ensure that the SOW is organized based on revenue-generating
segments of work.
Ensure that financial activities & program milestones are aligned
(SOW, PPS, revenue recognition milestones, change orders,
Coordinate completion of the Contract elements (BSA-MSA, Quality
Agreement, PPS, SOW).
Develop and maintain Master Project Plan (MPP) including accurate
durations & accountabilities for all revenue-generating milestones
throughout the scope of the program (contract sign, PD US/DS, AD,
Tech transfer, Clinical-Commercial Mfg, QA, QC, Release, Ship
deliverables, Transfer in (materials/eqpt, methods, documentation),
Transfer out (materials/eqpt, methods, documentation).
Partner with the Sales Team to identify opportunities for
additional work within the current contract.
Partner with functional roles who oversee planning & execution to
ensure that MPP revenue generating milestones are accurately
translated into functional deliverables (e.g. Planning director,
QC-QA-PD-MFG readiness liasons).
Understand the approach and details of pricing strategy and sure
that all work requested beyond the SOW/contract is covered by
Governance / Infrastructure:
Confirm SLT sponsors, Joint Steering Committees & project teams for
Organize, lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams for
each program. Provide a standard agenda and meeting summaries
(discussion points, decisions, action-risk log). Implement a
project team meeting cadence which enables appropriate internal
discussions and client engagement/communication. Assign and track
specific functional accountabilities.
Actively conduct risk management within and across programs
Track and report program performance
Attend and actively participate in all monthly Financial meetings;
partner with the Finance Team to ensure accurate & timely
completion of financial transactions
to functional leaders & tier3 as appropriate. Maintain and post a
tracker of risks and action-who-when for functional
Track, report & pareto delays
Attend and actively participate in Supply Planning meetings.
Provide program updates & maintain alignment with the MPP. Work
with Planning Team to look across programs and resolve
Mindset / Behaviors / Culture:
Ongoing prioritization, risk management & decision making, conflict
resolution; integrates customer requirements, contract knowledge &
input from functional experts to drive execution, decision making
and team ownership/accountability.
Focused on productivity, efficiency, simplification, right first
time in program delivery (meeting customer requirements, cost
reduction, growing business).
Strong verbal, written & presentation communications (one-on-one,
teams/group, internal & client); effectively engages, facilitates,
influences & motivates business & technical audiences.
Business acumen - working knowledge of client drug technologies and
specialties, emotional intelligence, self-awareness (navigating
politically), professional, able to influence/motivate others.
Customer focus - builds & maintains collaborative working
relationships with clients and internal colleagues and
stakeholders; solicits and responds to client and internal
stakeholder feedback; respectful of others across functions &
levels; weekly updates at minimum, "office hours" for client
Actively engaged, action-oriented, resilient, passionately neutral
in leading programs & teams
Recognizes & thanks individuals and teams for jobs well done.
BS in chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or microbiology
Project/Risk Management certification (PMI-PMP, PMI-RMP) plus
demonstrated practical experience.
Lean Six Sigma certification & demonstration of business impact
5+ years of demonstrated experience:
Managing a portfolio of 4-6 programs.
Customer Relationship Management.
cGMP & FDA regulations.
Leading-coaching-developing-motivating large cross-functional teams
to achieve targeted results.
Problem solving & conflict resolution.
Knowledge of basic financial accounting.
Building trust, respect, and collaboration across the
SharePoint & MS Office capability
Strong verbal and written communication skills and comfortably and
clearly articulate issues across the organization.
FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are
subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will
require access to technical data, technology and source code that
is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but
not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22
C.F.R. Parts 120 - 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15
C.F.R. Part 730 - 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws
and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent
residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC
1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible
for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or
U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be
contingent on the Company's ability to secure an export
FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other
protected class. If an accommodation to the application process is
needed, please e-mail - FDBUHR@fujifilm.com .
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee
of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search
firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email,
the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole
property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies
were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement
with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was
submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is
hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
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