Program Manager

$95000 - $100000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior are currently working with a specialty biopharma organisation who are focused on advancing and manufacturing biosimilar medicines. Our client is looking for a Program Manager to join them on a permanent basis in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will actively manage selected programs, either from the internal development portfolio, alliance partners or special projects for the Portfolio and Alliance Management organization.
  • Plans and leads program activities, including the development and monitoring of program plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Ensure delivery of program activities to forecasted budget, timelines with high quality.
  • Cultivates positive relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Support the Program Lead in day to day operations of the program.
  • Generate and maintain high-quality and accurate program plans and forecasts.
  • Proactively manage risks and issues with excellent scenario planning skills.
  • Manage stakeholder and governance communications and presentations.
  • Manage dependencies and interfaces within the program.
  • Initiates and coordinates the decision-making and risk-management process.
  • Report on team progress and identify performance gaps towards the program's successful outcome.
  • Follow the job description and SOPs that pertain to the position.
  • Follow the procedures that the company has established regarding environmental, health and safety.


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in an Engineering or Biological Science preferred (advanced degree (M.S., M.B.A., PhD) is desired).
  • A minimum of 5+ years of proven experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry including matrix team leadership experience.
  • Credentials as certified project manager or suitable MBA degree or commitment to achieve certification or MBA degree required.
  • Knowledge and expertise in project management practices with proficient computer skills inclusive of MS Project, OneNote, and PowerPoint.
  • Consistent record of driving action, holding global teams accountable and facilitating interdependency resolution.
  • Experience working on clinical development or product launch programs that bridge product development and launch activities.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with demonstrated forecast and resource allocation experience.

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