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Commercial Project Manager

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
Kelly is hiring a **Commercial Project Manager** for one of our biotechnology clients in **Cambridge, MA.**

+ Can be remote but local candidates preferred.

+ Pay: $80-100/hr

+ Contract through Feb 2022

+ need background in Regulatory/Pharma/Scientific and/or Vaccines project experiences

Job Title: Commercial Project Manager

Function: Vaccines Business Unit, Global Commercial Team


The Global Brand/Commercial Project Manager will support Takedas dengue program and the successful development and execution of its global commercial launch strategy to achieve critical launch preparedness.

Working in cross functional and project teams, the Brand/Commercial Project Manager will report directly to the Dengue Brand Lead and work closely with relevant stakeholders across functions, including Market Access, Medical, Operations, Policy, Regulatory, Supply, Manufacturing, and Finance.

There are two main responsibilities of this role.

Primary project management support to the Global Launch Team a cross-functional team responsible for leading the commercialization efforts and preparations of a successful launch

Support the global promotional review process

Additionally, there may be opportunities to provide ad hoc support to other commercially-led strategic projects within marketing, operations, and/or market access.


Global Launch Team Support

Leads the project planning efforts of the Dengue Global Launch Team (GLT) in defining and implementing the commercialization launch plan.

Partners with GLT leadership and relevant subteams in review and tracking of projects with an emphasis on strategy; provide input and expertise as well as support coordination

Act as operational lead of the Global Brand/Launch Team (Secretary) and manage the planning, operations, reporting and logistics of the GLT team

o Responsible for internal meeting documentation and follow up with team;

o Manages scheduled and ad-hoc team meetings, establishing meeting agendas, facilitating effective team discussions, driving to clear and timely team actions and decisions, driving and holding team members accountable for action item follow-through;

o Create and manage a team space for sharing & collaboration

o Leverage knowledge of project management best practices to deliver efficient partner program execution that is focused on smooth and quality interactions with a focus on speed to launch.

Proactively manage changes in project scope and create contingency plans in a constantly changing environment.

Manage the identification of potential issues or obstacles and achieve resolution or plans contingencies and follow issues through to resolution

Generate collaboration, cooperation, and communication across and between functional team members obtaining buy in of all team members to integrated product strategy

Ensure team effectiveness through team health checks with development and appropriate follow-through on action plans to boost team productivity.

Lead the review and update of commercial risks, as part of the overall GPT Risk Registry

Global Marketing Operations Support

Oversee the Promotional review & approval process (MRL) for global dengue team in accordance with company policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) including but not limited to Marketing, Sales Training, and Corporate Communications promotional material.

Oversee the review and approval process and work closely with Regulatory, Medical, Legal, and Commercial teams to ensure promotional material is approved and distributed

Collaborate with stakeholders on problem-solving initiatives to optimize processes as well as handle day-to-day challenges.

Ensure staff and stakeholders abide by SOPs and record retention policies.

Maintain business system ownership of the MRL workflow and content management system to facilitate review and approval of promotional materials.



Bachelors degree required; Masters/MBA or advanced educational achievement nice to have


At least 3-5 years of experience in professional project management experience within a multidisciplinary global environment

Experience in the vaccine / pharmaceutical industry

Commercial functional knowledge

Working in a matrix environment, preferably a global organization


Ability to lead and influence in the matrix

Excellent interpersonal skills/highly collaborative

Ability to cultivate strong internal/external network

Strong operational skills; project/timeline management capabilities

Strong operational skills i.e. to manage multiple tasks of varied complexity simultaneously

Process improvement experience

Proven ability to communicate (verbal and written) ideas and data to engage and influence others.

Presentation skills i.e. to present information in a clear and concise manner

Proficiency with MS suite tools, including Office and Project; Fluid use of SharePoint and O365

Ability to adapt to a constantly changing and growing business environment

Fluency in spoken and written English, other languages useful

Demonstrate a high degree of self-awareness, self-motivation, initiative, and attention in detail

Proven ability to work independently in a different location than the main organization


Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).

Ability to read and focus for long periods of time.

Ability to speak clearly for presentations to others.


Willingness to travel to meetings or vendor sites, including overnight trips (up to 10 % of working time can be required). Some international travel may be required.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-05-31

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