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Director, Diligence and Integration Program Management - R&D




New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Organon is a Women’s Health Company that believes in a better and healthier every day for every woman! We are a passionate, global community of thousands dedicated to redefining the future of women’s health. Our mission is to deliver impactful medicines and solutions for a healthier every day. But what really makes it work at Organon is our people.

We’re looking for real, passionate team players, curious innovators, forward thinkers, empowered by the idea of shaping their career, and ready to bring their fire to embrace change and the opportunities it brings for progress.

At Organon, you’ll get to enjoy the best of both worlds: the open, agile, collaborative culture of a start-up, and operating at the scale of a fortune 500 company with an international footprint that serves people in more than 140 markets.

It’s going to be an exciting future—come be a part of it!

The role:

The Director will lead/manage the Organon Research and Development (ORD)/Technical Due Diligence (DD) team. By pulling the right people into discussions at the right time and driving cross-functional discussion, the Director will ensure the ORD team delivers a high-quality DD report with overall risk assessment and mitigation options for asset management, as well as integrated development plans/timelines with appropriate scenarios, and estimates of resources and costs.

The Director is expected to provide project management leadership and to drive teams, with sufficient influence, project management mastery, and knowledge of drug development to take on challenging assignments with minimal guidance.

The Director is expected to contribute to ongoing business process improvement and talent development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Business Development (BD) and assemble/lead ORD pre-DD and full DD teams

  • Hold ORD team accountable for delivering assessment within the BD timelines and/or escalate risk or issues to BD/management if timelines cannot be met and/or appropriate resources are not available to support the assessment

  • Facilitate cross functional discussion within ORD (and with cross-divisional stakeholders as appropriate) to identify critical questions, identify risks and mitigation strategy, provide development options/strategies

  • Drive completion of ORD DD deliverables: DD report, development plan(s), integrated timeline, resource and cost estimate, risk assessment, mitigation options, identification of any other critical issue

  • Participate in external meetings with potential partners as necessary to drive the ORD DD process

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure buy-in and agreement with all findings by functional management.

  • Present ORD diligence findings to appropriate governance to ensure alignment with ORD assessment

  • Ensure ORD position communicated clearly to BD and management

  • Participate in contract reviews and ensure ORD input/position appropriately incorporated into contract

  • Develop scope of work to be executed post deal based on proposed development plan and contract and ensure appropriate stakeholders are aligned on resources required to execute this work post deal

  • Represent ORD on integration team post deal and ensure seamless transition of knowledge from ORD DD team to ORD asset team or franchise support team for execution post deal

Education Minimum Requirements​:

  • Bachelor’s with a concentration in a scientific or applied discipline

  • Masters or Doctorate preferred

Required Experience and Skills​:

  • At least 10 years of biopharmaceutical/ drug development experience within Research and Development / Business Development

  • At least 5 years experience in a Program/Project Management role

  • Experience managing or participating in due diligence reviews

  • Experience simultaneously managing multiple pharmaceutical development programs with varying levels of complexity

  • Must have basic scientific literacy and necessary scientific communication skills required to engage with clinical and pre-clinical subject matter experts across multiple therapeutic areas

  • Working understanding of the drug development process (early- late phase development with either drugs, biologics, or devices)

  • Working understanding of the FDA drug, biologic and device approval process and a general understanding of the global regulatory landscape (EMA, HMRA, PMDA, CDE)

  • Working understanding of and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management.

  • Demonstrated leadership and ethics; demonstrated ability to hold others accountable for delivery

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting, including demonstrated ability in building and managing teams, committees, taskforces etc.

  • Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills; able to establish good working relationships with employees at all levels, resolve conflict and provide feedback, and to devise and implement creative solutions to problems

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written; demonstrated ability to speak up appropriately and to raise issues to teams and senior management

  • Ability to manage through complexity and ambiguity along with competing priorities

  • Must have attention to detail and a proven track record to be able to think critically, strategically, independently and problem solve

  • Must have high level of motivation, drive, and demonstration of Organon leadership values

  • Top notch interpersonal skills in difficult situations

  • Driver of change and innovation

  • Ability to work seamlessly with all levels of personnel

  • Demonstrated sensitivity and knowledge of cultural differences with experience in multi-country, multi-cultural environments and demonstrated success with cross-geographically based cultural collaborations

Preferred Experience and Skills​:

  • Advanced degree (e.g., MS, MBA, PhD, PharmD)

  • Project management certification (PMP) and/or formal coursework/training in project management

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to Executive Director, Diligence and Integration Program Management

Organization Scope:

  • Works in a matrixed environment across all functional areas within R&D and across the enterprise

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

Subject to applicable law, all prospective US Organon hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine authorized or approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a precondition of employment.

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