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Director, Commercial Project Management

Nashville, TN 37203

Posted: 09/11/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 581937 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Director, Project Management will oversee the timeline and deliverables for key enterprise-wide programs and will manage other commercial services projects as assigned. Preferred candidate is one with extensive experience across the delivery lifecycle managing complex, technical, cross-organizational initiatives. This role will report to the Senior Director of Program and Project Management and will work directly with members of the Services & Customer Solutions team to map and track key activities that support program level deliverables. This individual will also participate in project management and process improvement initiatives as required.

Location: Nashville

  • In collaboration with the assigned project leader, manage and operationally lead cross-functional commercial services & customer solutions projects as assigned.
  • Drive all aspects of the project management process, to ensure smooth and effective functioning of teams - including defining and managing team member roles, responsibilities, conflict management and communication for the teams.
  • Manage multiple work streams to support the delivery execution of key enterprise projects.
  • Facilitate the cross-functional decision-making process including information flow between team members, the project leader, and senior management.
  • Drive timeliness and influence decision making process without direct authority.
  • Anticipate and identify issues and risks and lead the development of mitigation/contingency plans.
  • Prepare and routinely review project plans with team members on a regular basis to update, provide reminders, identify critical path items, develop action plans to solve critical issues, and elevate specific concerns to senior management. Track delivery execution against plan.
  • Manage dependencies and work with project leads to establish priorities.
  • Facilitate working sessions, document outcomes and ensure follow-through on open items.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, plan ahead, and manage a high volume of work to meet deadlines and ensure that the operation runs in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Communicate project status and progress to senior management, team members, and functional heads using appropriate tools.
  • Develop and implement improvements to project management processes, tools and infrastructure to ensure ongoing efficiency across the company.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.
  • B.S. in a Life Science, Pharmaceutical Science, or Computer Science required
  • M.B.A. or other advanced degree a plus
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of project management experience overseeing technical initiatives across the delivery lifecycle with multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience project managing new product launches and coordinating launch related activities. (e.g. Launching CRM portals, developing go to market strategies, field sales launch materials and tools, etc.)
  • Prior biotech or pharmaceutical industry experience a plus
  • Experience working on aesthetics industry projects a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence without authority
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic thinker with a proven ability to “connect dots” and relay that information to the team.
  • Highly adaptable and comfortable leading change
  • Experience with MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint or equivalent) required.
  • Experience with MS Project, Smartsheets or equivalent project management and dashboard reporting tools required.
  • Organizationally savvy with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to lead and mentor and capable of building with and for the PMO Team.
  • Able to work under pressure with sound problem-solving skills to escalate as needed and solve issues efficiently to mitigate risk.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.


Key Competencies: 
  • Integrity, Trust, Ethics, Values 
  • Results oriented 
  • Strategic Skills 
  • Organizing/Priority Setting 
  • Business Acumen 
  • Planning 
  • Decision Quality 
  • Customer focused 
  • Conflict Management 
  • Interpersonal Savvy 
  • Negotiating 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Listening & Approachability 
  • Partnering 

Salary Range: $150-$180k. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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