About BioLife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we'll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.
BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.
Structure, manage, and facilitate the execution of BioLife Transformation projects/programs
Maintain project records in an electronic ePPM system, report out on project progress, and maintain alignment with key project stakeholders
Lead through influence to embed BioLife Transformation operating and project governance processes
Identify, intake, and create business cases for new projects
Accountable for delivery of strategic projects linked to BioLife's Transformation
Develop and implement a useful, well-organized structure for the strategic projects
Develop and implement operating mechanisms to manage the project work, including communication plans, workshops, team meetings, etc
Identify, manage, and escalate project and program risks and decisions; uncover and monitor interdependences with active projects and programs elsewhere in the business
Manage the lifecycle of projects to ensure a structured approach to the work and avoid overloading resources
Partner with internal functions as required to ensure complete delivery of project scope, including Operations, IT, and Finance
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
Subject matter expert on project management
Experience in portfolio management
Able to rapidly resolve conflicts while ensuring buy-in from stakeholders
Able to both detect and rapidly adapt to changes in the business and operating environment
Must be able to plan the critical path and hold team members accountable for their activities
Decision-making and Autonomy
Drives consensus on a path forward when there are ambiguous or conflicting viewpoints
Engages internally with mid-level, and functional leaders across functional groups, including Operations, Marketing, Market Expansion, Supply Management, Quality, IT, Finance, BioLife Centers, and Labs to establish a common plan and approach
Perform stakeholder analysis to understand barriers to change; manage and execute communication to all stakeholder groups
Uses information technology and business processes to identify complex, poorly defined problems and propose solutions
Must understand the cultural, regional, and regulatory variation across the global footprint of Biolife to execute change management activities.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Minimum of a four-year Bachelor's Degree, preferably in life sciences, business or engineering (or equivalent experience). Master's Degree and/or MBA is a plus.
Minimum 3+ years Project Management experience
Biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry experience desirable.
Core Competencies /Skills
Must be able to tailor communications to deliver the same content to vastly different audiences.
Proven ability to make meaningful contributions with a minimum of "spin up" time.
Functions well under pressure in a changing environment. Uses independent judgment to identify, plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload as required.
Must be proficient in the application of MS Project. Must be excellent with PowerPoint and able to both perform and consume analysis with Excel. Experience with enterprise PPM software a plus.
Bannockburn, ILLexington, MA
Internal Number: R0035827
About Biolife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.