Project Planner – Drug Development-2112027
Do you love helping people come together to reach a common goal? Do you enjoy science and the opportunity to be apart of something bigger than yourself? The role of a Project Planner could be perfect for you! Here at Boehringer Ingelheim our Project Planners manage and optimize the R&D project timelines in a standardized and consistent way, helping project teams to deliver on time, quality and budget, thereby contributing to the registration of products for our Animal Health division.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Creation, elaboration and update of the official project plan of assigned development projects, generally beginning with “Start of Development”. All plans follow internally defined conventions (e.g. work package naming conventions, bar formatting, etc.).
- Consulting and support of Global Project Leaders and teams as planning expert (e.g. standard durations of work packages), and in this role participating in Core Team meetings as per agenda.
- Propose efficiencies and challenge estimates from the team where they deviate from similar projects, especially regarding duration and dependencies.
- Tracking and monitoring of work packages in the assigned project plans (e.g. regarding completion status, impact of changes on critical path, etc.) including consistency check of timeline data in project documentation (e.g. Management Summary).
- Generation of tabular and graphical reports (e.g. Gantt charts, Cost Estimation, Milestone Trend Analysis) from the project plans for Project Team meetings, Portfolio Steering committee meetings and management.
- Elaboration and update of project scenarios for project teams including evaluation teams and early Development Teams.
- Insertion and maintenance of resource estimates in project plans as needed (e.g. when new tasks are inserted into a project plan).
- Bachelor degree from an accredited institution in a Natural Science, Business Administration, IT or equivalent practical experience.
- Extensive knowledge of IT systems (MS Office, preferably including MS Project, Planisware, databases, etc.).
- Deep expertise in project management, resource management and in portfolio/pipeline management.
- Sound knowledge of the drug development process, highly preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills, allowing effective interaction across other groups in AH R&D.
- Excellent negotiation and coordination skills.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
- Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
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– Research & Development
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