Associate Director, R&D Master Scheduling Lead

Hiring By - Biostaffic

ย BioPharma

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Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

CSL Behring is a global biotechnology leader, guided by a promise to save and improve lives. Millions of people around the world are living with rare and serious medical conditions. CSL Behring is committed to delivering medicines that improve their lives.

With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 30,000 employees worldwide, CSL is inspired to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment. CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, CSL Seqirus and CSL Vifor. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions.

Could you be our next Associate Director, R&D Master Scheduling Lead? This position is located in our King of Prussia PA, Marburg Germany, Bern Switzerland or Broadmeadows Australia office. It is a Hybrid role.

You will be responsible and empowered to help strengthen and support global R&D project and portfolio operational capabilities. Specifically, the position will collaborate with and support teams (drug and non-drug project teams) across R&D by contributing to strategic planning and providing guidance for schedule creation, utilization and management. Additionally, you will provide ongoing development of project management scheduling practices and methodologies while also contributing to the establishment of related PM standards and processes. This will include establishing training to imbed a 'master scheduling' capability within the RDPPM function. This is an important role in driving the advancement of CSL's Project Management capabilities, using appropriate systems and tools to support project management and portfolio excellence. The Master Scheduling Lead will report into the Head of R&D Project and Portfolio Operations.


  • Incorporate resource management, probability of success, and scenario planning within capability as it matures
  • Imbed 'master scheduling' capability as a foundational PM skill through development of training materials and programs
  • Assess R&D our needs to establish a master scheduling capability.
  • Introduce a change management plan to initiate and put emphasis on connection, collaboration and the need to elevate project management excellence, specific to master scheduling
  • Develop training sessions on specific PM topics related to systems, tools and underlying processes.
  • Support and strengthen PM Community of Practice and PM skills training.


  • Undergraduate science/business degree in relevant discipline essential
  • 5-7 years' experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Working knowledge in drug research, development and manufacturing processes of pharmaceuticals (CMC, non-clinical, clinical, and regulatory).
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a project manager leading project teams in a matrixed, global environment, including those with complex technical, geographic, or regulatory elements.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • PTO


Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

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CSL is a leading global biotechnology company with a dynamic portfolio of lifesaving medicines, including those that treat haemophilia and immune deficiencies, vaccines to prevent influenza, and therapies in iron deficiency, dialysis and nephrology. Since our start in 1916, we have been driven by our promise to save lives using the latest technologies. Today, CSL โ€“ including our businesses, CSL Behring, CSL Seqirus, and CSL Vifor โ€“ provides lifesaving products to patients in more than 100 countries and employs 32,000 people. Our unique combination of commercial strength, R&D focus and operational excellence enables us to identify, develop and deliver innovations so our patients can live life to the fullest. See our community guidelines:
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