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Program Manager - Pharmaceutical Industry Experience - Essential



A global speciality pharmaceutical business, who due to successfully achieving significant and sustained growth, has created the new role of Program Manager. Working with the Programme Management team you will be working as a dedicated Program Manager to develop and maintain client relations, responsible for the delivery of new and existing programmes to key pharmaceutical and biotech accounts.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a role looking for someone who will support senior team members in the Programme Management division with Key Accounts, liaising with senior-level clients and manage relations with Assigned Accounts.

Job Title: Programme Manager

Salary: c.£40,000

Benefits: Bonus up to 15% annually, Holidays: 27, Pension: 4.5% matched

Location: Surrey/Staffordshire/Derbyshire

Onboarding: Our client is interviewing and onboarding will be done remotely while lockdown is in place

The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Support the Programme Directors/Managers on key accounts and hold responsibility for accounts interacting with clients at a senior level to ensure and facilitate the delivery of successful, measurable programmes
  • Deliver Project/Programme Management solutions to support new and existing business growth
  • Working to expand the growth of existing accounts while maintaining high levels of customer retention
  • Maintaining consistently high levels of customer service while delivering programme specific KPIs and development objectives
  • Have a strong financial acumen and contributing to business growth and profitability targets by identifying process enhancements from existing programmes and new business opportunities
  • Deliver assigned account plans that relate to current and future service offerings through strategic account management to global clients

Required Experience:

  • Experience in managing global Key Accounts within the “Big” Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Proven commercial awareness, strong negotiation skills and business development/sales experience within global accounts
  • A Science or Business degree
  • Ability to build excellent relationships and networks
  • A methodical, solutions-focused, and results-driven attitude
  • Ability to take initiative, setting high personal standards and comfortability with risk
  • Proven successful project planning and management skills
  • A motivational and compelling communicator who can drive the team forward, effectively managing customer expectations and building strategic relationships with clients

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