27 days old

Senior Manager Business Operations

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    117532599
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Provide generalized business operational support reporting directly to the VP, Business Operations and Chief of Staff to the CEO. Responsibilities including providing program management support at the executive management level by managing multiple cross functional work streams in support of various corporate initiatives and program deliverables. Responsible for the organization, follow up, and communication regarding the status of programs and issues, as well as ensuring goals in collaboration with various teams are met on time.

Primary Responsibilities:

Timeline Management: Assist with managing cross-functional, executive-level program timelines to plan with a clear understanding of functional inter-dependencies and critical path activities.

  • Program Project Reporting: Lead consolidation of program status reports including dashboards and other metric tools to monitor progress against milestone targets.
  • Risk Management: Work closely with teams in developing, monitoring and managing program related risks as well as providing support with mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Relationships: Develop relationships and interact cross functionally as well as with all levels of management
  • Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality regarding all matters
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience focusing on operations and program management at a pharmaceutical/biotech company which includes experience managing process and projects to effectively meet timeframes.
  • An appropriate combination of education/experience will be considered

Must possess:

  • Ability to support multiple programs while being well-organized, have strong time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and effective judgement in managing multiple priorities
  • Experience working closely with executive management in various work situations
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge and skill with PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other reporting and tracking tools and communication software
  • Ability to develop, track, and communicates project timelines to team members
  • Ability to accommodate shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies, strategies and approaches that enhance the teams ability to achieve goals and meet timelines/deliverables

Scope:

Manages projects to achieve goals in accordance with established policies, meet schedules and resolve problems; Works on problems that may affect multiple functional areas. Interacts with management on matters concerning functional and cross-functional areas

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


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<b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b><br/><br/>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</em><br/><br/><p>Provide generalized business operational support reporting directly to the VP, Business Operations and Chief of Staff to the CEO. Responsibilities including providing program management support at the executive management level by managing multiple cross functional work streams in support of various corporate initiatives and program deliverables. Responsible for the organization, follow up, and communication regarding the status of programs and issues, as well as ensuring goals in collaboration with various teams are met on time.</p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <p> <strong><u>Timeline Management: </u></strong>Assist with managing cross-functional, executive-level program timelines to plan with a clear understanding of functional inter-dependencies and critical path activities.</p> <ul> <li><strong><u>Program Project Reporting:</u></strong> Lead consolidation of program status reports including dashboards and other metric tools to monitor progress against milestone targets.</li> <li><strong><u>Risk Management:</u></strong> Work closely with teams in developing, monitoring and managing program related risks as well as providing support with mitigation and contingency plans.</li> <li><strong><u>Relationships:</u></strong> Develop relationships and interact cross functionally as well as with all levels of management</li> <li><strong><u>Confidentiality:</u></strong> Maintain confidentiality regarding all matters</li> <li><strong><u>Other duties as assigned</u></strong></li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelors degree with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience focusing on operations and program management at a pharmaceutical/biotech company which includes experience managing process and projects to effectively meet timeframes.</li> <li>An appropriate combination of education/experience will be considered</li> </ul> <p><strong>Must possess</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to support multiple programs while being well-organized, have strong time management skills, and attention to detail</li> <li>Strong analytical skills and effective judgement in managing multiple priorities</li> <li>Experience working closely with executive management in various work situations</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>In-depth knowledge and skill with PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other reporting and tracking tools and communication software</li> <li>Ability to develop, track, and communicates project timelines to team members</li> <li>Ability to accommodate shifting priorities, demands and timelines</li> <li>Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies, strategies and approaches that enhance the teams ability to achieve goals and meet timelines/deliverables</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Manages projects to achieve goals in accordance with established policies, meet schedules and resolve problems; Works on problems that may affect multiple functional areas. Interacts with management on matters concerning functional and cross-functional areas</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. </p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br/></span></em></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7MmZkHnJQbltM7jTpxDA"> <p>PI117532599</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-28 Expires: 2020-02-28

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