The Project Manager, Europe, Canada & Partner Markets ( ECP ) Project Management Office acts as an expert on Project Management methods and tools to , lead, execute or advise cross-functional, regional or global projects that improve the delivery capability and efficiency of Biogen operations.
The position requires strong collaboration, communication, leadership, and change management skills, as well as experience driving business change projects.
Work with business partners to proactively identify, prioritize, facilitate, and lead projects which drive continuous improvement.
Provides recommendations based upon work analysis with quantified opportunities to drive business optimization.
Synthesizes results, drives conclusions, makes recommendations to senior management, and implements change.
Documents and present project conclusions and deliverables to business, functions, and management with recommendations.
Demonstrate proficiency via effectively presenting complex topics in an easy-to-understand manner and via facilitation of meetings with representatives from all levels of the business
Create solid business cases and selling messages that articulate the value propositions of a particular project or program.
Successfully advocate and support the change.
Lead multiple / complex implementations by developing and executing well-structured work plans, facilitate project meetings, manage project budget / expenses, use continuous improvement tools / methodologies and Project Management tools / methodologies.
Holds direct and / or indirect accountability for management of the budget for one or several projects or programs.
Leads, manages, and influences others to deliver projects on-time and within budget to achieve specified goals and objectives.
Facilitate issue resolution and escalation via coordinating solution development across the project team, steering committee, and business stakeholders
Analysis of root cause problems and recommendation of solutions to improve process delivery.
Conducts process mapping, design, and process metrics to capture and quantify project findings and process improvements and conduct process benchmarking.
Recommend and implement methods to demonstrate and sustain improvements through metric and control monitoring.
Ability to manage and inspire a cross-functional, global project team.
Motivate, mentor, and teach others the principles and tools of Project Management with the ability to share examples across end-to-end processes, offer alternatives, and provide constructive feedback to create a culture of continuous improvement throughout Biogen.
Minimum 5 years relevant experience related to leading international / global projects and / or programs
Proven track record in project / program management
International and multi-cultural experience
Superior problem-solving skills, leadership qualities, influencing, communicating, and consulting skills, team / interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others from any functional area or background, to influence thinking, and gain acceptance.
Ability to comfortably work with both technical and non-technical audiences and to work with and through all levels in an organization.
Self-motivated and capable of operating independently with limited oversight. Strong sense of personal accountability for work tasks.