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Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Performance Management

Who We Are: EMD Serono is the North American biopharma brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany - a leading science and technology company - focused exclusively on specialty care. For more than 40 years, the brand has integrated cutting-edge science, innovative products and industry-leading patient support and access programs. EMD Serono has deep expertise in neurology, fertility and endocrinology, as well as a robust pipeline of potential therapies in oncology, immuno-oncology and immunology as R&D focus areas.


Your role: The Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Performance Management is a trusted source of support for in the development and successful execution of strategic medical plans, special initiatives, and performance tracking/reporting for assigned areas.  This work will be delivered, in part, by facilitating and monitoring product/launch teams (cross-functional US Medical teams with strategic and tactical execution responsibility), strategic plans, budgets, and execution for assigned TA(s) to ensure on time, on target, on budget delivery.  The Senior Manager will also follow all company policies, processes and procedures pertinent to this role.


Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, emphasis in science or business preferred
  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • MCPM or PMP preferred
  • Clear oral and written English
  • 3-5 years biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience—direct or through strategy consulting
  • Experience in annual/long-range planning
  • Understanding of drug development and lifecycle management, medical affairs operations, and regulatory/legal requirements across product lifecycle is ideal
  • Experience working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Adept at considering a broad range of factors to shape strategic plans and successful execution
  • Meeting challenges consistently and confidently with energy and drive
  • Experience with program management methods (action plans, monitoring tools, directive and supportive techniques)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively across functions in a complex organization and fast-paced business environment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced software skills, particularly MS Excel and PowerPoint
Job Requisition ID:  186479
Location:  Rockland
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Strategic Planning, Neurology, Endocrinology, Immunology, Medical, Strategy, Healthcare

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