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Associate Director, Programs & Projects Corporate & Commercial

Company: Astellas
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas! Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at This position is based in Northbrook, Illinois. Remote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with Astellas' Responsible Flexibility Guidelines. Candidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply. Purpose and Scope:The Associate Director, Corporate & Commercial purpose is to deliver Digital and IT Programs & Projects in support of Astellas Corporate Strategy for supported Function(s), establish relationships across IS and supported Business Functions to define business outcomes required and ensure appropriate assignment of Astellas Digital and IS investments. Essential Job Responsibilities:Plan:Responsible for establishing relationship with IS and Business demand management functions in order to define supporting Technology, change delivery strategy, alignment to Corporate Goals and delivery of required business value from Digital investments.Responsible for determining Digital & IT portfolio and execution plan for responsible functional areas.Responsible for establishing strategy and execution plan for delivery capabilities (internal and external partners) aligned to Portfolio demand. Responsible for forecasting and securing required financial and resource capacity & approvals to deliver on commitments.Manage & Execute:Responsible for managing project portfolio and assuring value of business outcomes delivered.Responsible for managing IT delivery lifecycles including external delivery partnersResponsible for delivery of Enterprise Application Programs & Projects for supported business functionsResponsible for ensuring reliability of Technology change delivery, IT risk mitigation and compliance control.Responsible for ensuring cost effectiveness and efficiency in delivering digital and IT solutions.Develop resourcing strategies to optimize Program and Project delivery and provide effective delivery and financial governance and management for all phases of IT Programs & Projects deliveryFinance ManagementResponsible for ensuring cost effectiveness and efficiency in delivering Digital & IT Solutions and servicesResponsible for identifying, communicating, and monitoring IT investment, cost and value to business concerning the groupPeople & Organization ManagementResponsible for developing, implementing, and managing departmentResponsible for management of IS contractors and 3rd parties for Enterprise Application portfolio as determined Quantitative Dimensions:Organization: Manages resources as neededFinancials: Approximately $5-10 Million investment budget per yearInternal Clients: Business divisions of Corporate functions Working with senior leaders (Directors and above) in all global regions. IS Business Partner groups leadership & IS-GOV and VSM leadership teams.Vendors: Manages multiple global, regional, and local vendors Organizational Context:Peer Group: Project & Programs Delivery Directors, Digital Business SolutionsClose collaboration with Business Leaders, IS DSP, IS Product managersClose collaboration with IS Leadership & Department headsClose collaboration with Program Leads & SME(s) of Major Software vendor(s), Digital/IS Service Provider(s) and Systems Integrators.Program & Project delivery teams as determinedPDN-990b1608-6a7d-43d6-9d42-01f01c707a6e

Keywords: Astellas, Chicago , Associate Director, Programs & Projects Corporate & Commercial, Executive , Northbrook, Illinois

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