Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Director, Project Management - Generic Drug Development

    Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    Reporting to the Executive Director, Pharmaceutical Project Management, the Project Manager will use the global PDP (Product Development Process), allied systems & tools, to plan and manage/coordinate resources and activities related to product development and maintenance of business projects throughout Global R&D, and other Valeant organizations.



    • Champion and lead projects for new generic product development.
    • Management of project team members from the various other functional areas assigned to a specific program (includes team meetings, communications to teams and meeting minutes etc.).
    • Along with project team, lead the development and implementation of a project plan, schedule, budget and capital plan as required.
    • Review and monitor program/project activities against definition, schedule and costs.
    • Prepare amended budget forecasts as required.
    • Deliver products to agreed timelines and budgets.
    • Communicate effectively with R&D management, Commercial and staff regarding the status of all activities.
    • Inform management in a timely manner of any problems which may result in a delay in project schedules so that appropriate action may be taken.
    • Publish monthly/quarterly project report summaries as required.
    • Product presentations to development committee and senior management.


    • Competency in Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint & Excel.
    • Bachelors degree in science required with 10+ years of related experience.
    • 5 - 7 years pharmaceutical drug development in the generic drug development space.
    • Project/program management experience with specific experience in managing complex, highly technical R&D/Drug Development related activities.
    • Prior training in project management. PMI certification a plus.
    • Proven, hands-on, results-oriented manager with demonstrated leadership skills across functional lines and a participatory style of working effectively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
    • Ability to communicate and interact at all levels from senior management to staff level.
    • Ability to translate customer requirements into measurable design goals/input.
    • Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
    • Experience with sterile liquid, solid oral, ointment, emulsion and suspension dosage forms a plus.
    • Ability to travel, 10 – 20% overnight travel, domestic and international

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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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