Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management (v063)

  • Contract Duration: 6+ months, likely extended, potential for Perm, Hybrid Onsite
  • Research & Development
  • Boston, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search


Lenox Executive Search is looking to fill a contract role for a Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management with one of our global pharmaceutical clients. This is a temp to perm opportunity.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY of a Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management:

The Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management will develop and oversee a Quality program plan for all quality related initiatives across GxP disciplines, modalities (small molecule, cell/gene therapies, medical devices), and countries/regions globally in alignment with organizational objectives. Key responsibilities of Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management include:

  • Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives
  • Develop and maintain program dashboard to monitor performance; adherence to schedule, budget, resources, risks
  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached
  • Develop and maintain project portfolio by working closely with project sponsors, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives
  • Lead and coordinate key quality owned projects
  • Provide guidance and leadership to quality and stakeholders on program, project and change management tools, techniques and principles
  • Demonstrate operational excellence and ensure quality in all deliverables
  • Work with other quality and stakeholders to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department
  • Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders

Knowledge and Skills of a Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management:

  • Knowledge of program, project and change management principles, best practices, tools, technology and methods
  • Deep understanding of of biotechnology/pharma industry across the product lifecyecle (GxPs)
  • Familiarity with decision making tools and practices including governance models, decision-analysis, etc.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation delivery skills
  • Organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple complex priorities
  • Strong collaboration skills to effectively interact with teams and stakeholders
  • Leadership experience to facilitate and drive results through cross-functional project teams

Education and Experience of a Director, Global Quality Systems, Program Management:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced degree in life sciences or related field preferred
  • PMP Certification Preferred
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