Accountable for the design and implementation of a complete and consistent approach to Diligence activities across all franchise areas and product types (Ethical and Consumer Health).
The Diligence Lead is responsible for the strategic and operational governance, leadership and facilitation duties to support triage / pre-diligence of potential in-licensing, out licensing and divestment opportunities, and the planning / conduct of International Due Diligence projects
Continually challenges the team to do things better, faster and in a way that does not reduce quality, while bringing value to the organisation and reducing spend
For opportunities authorised as progressing to diligence, the Diligence Lead will schedule and coordinate diligence meetings, set the strategy for diligence reviews, communicate assignments and expectations to team members, and coordinate the completion of all diligence related activities to ensure appropriate quality, integrity and completeness
Responsible for appropriate, consistent and complete diligence of potential licensing opportunities through leading global cross functional diligence teams to critically assess scientific, medical and technical elements, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate diligence and commercial valuation to ensure deal value is optimised and risks to the business are understood and mitigated
Successful completion of academic degree or PhD in Pharmaceutical Science/Technology, or a graduate from a University of Applied Sciences with a focus on management or natural sciences, or similar formal education and training
Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with knowledge of clinical research and pharmaceutical development and the interactions between R&D, commercial and business development organisations
Understanding of the industry trends and emerging issues in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Latin America, including social, economic and regulatory factors that might impact the delivery of successful outcomes.
Advanced understanding and experience of project management principles and project management tools, proven project management skills and mastering of PM common practices.
Excellent experience with MS-Office with particular understanding of project planning strategy and software (e.g. MS Project)
Strong demonstrated ability in organising and controlling complex processes
Develops robust communication pathways for matrix team members and stakeholders, design relevant presentation and reporting templates, create appropriate presentation drafts, review/edit/maintain diligence deliverables
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