Nov 2nd, 2022
Beginning in 1934 as Japan's pioneering photographic film maker, Fujifilm has leveraged its imaging and information technology to become a global presence known for innovation in healthcare, graphic arts, optical devices, highly functional materials and other high-tech areas.
Hanover Park, IL
Sr. Program Manager, Associate Program Director, Program Management
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies in Hillerød, Denmark is looking for a candidate who aspires to join the Program Management organization in a fast-growing CDMO.
You will lead Programs related to manufacturing of DS, DP, and FG, for our customers and be the link between customer and the site in Denmark. Program Management (PM) competences is required to be successful in this role.
About the department
Program Management is a core function within FDB. We are a growing team of currently 6 highly professional and dedicated Program Managers/Directors (PMs) with broad experience within pharmaceutical development and manufacturing of both DS, DP, and FG.
As a PM you will lead Programs throughout the Program lifetime, starting at the commercial team over Program Management to the rest of FDBD organization within Large Scale Manufacturing.
The scope is to be the key contact for the customers which programs you will be leading, including the internal Core Team supporting programs. Strong skills in communication are a must as you will cover a broad variety of tasks related to customer interface, internal stakeholders, and senior management.
We continuously strive to identify opportunities to improve our systems, practices and provide direction to both our internal and external partners. Joining our journey on becoming the world’s largest CDMO could be your next clever career move to become PM at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Denmark.
There are opportunities to also support our large-scale manufacturing site in North Carolina, USA which will be operational ready in 2025.
Our Company
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry-leading biologics Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with global locations including one in Hillerød, Denmark. FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has over thirty years of experience in development and manufacturing of recombinant proteins, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies. Among other large molecules, viral products and medical countermeasures expressed in a wide array of microbial, mammalian, and host/virus systems.
At FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, you will gain hands-on experience in an industry-leading biologics Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization. We aim to foster a collaborative, innovative, diverse, and rewarding environment, where it is possible for you to develop personally and learn. You can pursue your fullest potential as individual contributor and team member.
The role
The Program Manager (PM) is accountable for the planning and delivery of programs from the point of contract signature (Scope of Work / Letter of Intent / Contract) through to program closure. The PM ensures we provide services in alignment with our contracted commitment to clients and our company vision/mission (strategy and compliance) and will handle an average load of 1-4 programs. You will receive coaching & guidance from the Head of Program Management and Peers within PM. This role can include support of the FDBN Facility Program mgmt. team and programs executed at FDBN site.
Other functions in this role can extend to supporting the initial customer interface and the Commercial organization, with input from Program Mgmt., as well as potentially supporting with both process design/regulatory and knowhow in the initial phases of program design with the customer.
Active participation in the development of best practices to be deployed globally extends the impact of this role, beyond sites and modalities.
Your primary tasks will be – but not limited to
  • Project lead on internal and global projects related to building a world class global PM function
  • Organize, Lead/manage meetings
  • Engage impacted functional areas for inputs to ensure alignment on PM improvements
  • Ensure that all templates available for PMs are current
  • Organize, lead, and facilitate cross-functional project teams in the activities as required
  • Support PMs in the, Track and report program performance and partner with the Finance Team to ensure accurate & timely completion of financial transactions
  • Drive team adherence to MPP milestones; monitor deliverables & ensure functional accountability; escalate to functional leaders as appropriate. Maintain and post a tracker of risks and action-who-when for functional deliverables
  • Keep current on cGMP and quality requirements required for the position
Your Talent
  • BS /MS in scientific field, knowledge in CC manufacturing space either in DS, DP, FG is considered a plus
  • Demonstrated expertise in Program Management. In-depth knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing operations (DS / DP / FG) as well as CMC and regulatory aspects.
  • Customer Relationship Management.
  • cGMP & FDA regulations.
  • Leading-coaching-developing-motivating large cross-functional teams to achieve targeted results.
  • Problem solving & conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of basic financial accounting.
  • Building trust, respect, and collaboration across the organization.
  • Strong verbal and written English skills and comfortable with clearly articulating issues across the organization.
  • Knowledge of project/program management experience is a plus
  • Interpersonal and customer relationship management skills
As a person you are
  • Able to build trust, respect, and collaboration across the organization
  • Actively engaged, action-oriented, independent, passionately neutral in leading programs & teams
  • Motivated by having a high impact position
  • Utilizing your high level of energy and can-do attitude to proactively handle the various tasks at hand in an entrepreneurial environment
Please upload your CV and cover letter as soon as possible as we screen applications on a continuous basis. For more information about the position, please contact Program Management Director Jacob Jensen +45 91357142
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry-leading Biologics Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with locations in Hillerød, Denmark, Teesside, UK, RTP, North Carolina and College Station, Texas, USA. We use our skills, dedication, and ambition to enable impact for the world’s most innovative biotech and biopharma companies reimagining healthcare’s potential. We work across the entire lifecycle of our customers’ products – enabling success throughout. Every cure, vaccine, biologic, and advancement we contribute to starts with our people and our passion. We fuel one another’s passion, help accelerate progress, expand capabilities, strengthen innovation, and improve processes to improve lives.
We offer the chance to be part of a global workplace where passion, drive and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, we ensure that everyone no matter their background or gender has an opportunity to develop. We take pride in enriching our communities, caring for our environment, and cultivating a world of opportunity for future generations.
We aim to foster a collaborative, innovative and rewarding environment, where diverse perspectives and people come together united by a common purpose and shared values. We pursue our fullest potential as individual contributors and team members. We strive to be the employer of choice and offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.
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