Entrepreneurial Spirit, Rooted in Tradition. At Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Development America (MTDA), we can tout a storied reputation more than 300 years in the making. Our parent company, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC), is a research-driven pharmaceutical company with global reach – and one of Japan’s oldest and most respected companies.
Relatively new to the U.S. market, the innovative compounds of the Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Group have already enjoyed commercial success under the brand labels of our U.S. partners. In this next phase of development, we plan to bring exciting new compounds to market under our own MT Pharma America label. We’re currently building a new commercial organization and expanding our other functions to support this strategy.
The Senior Director, Project Management is responsible for leading the Project Management Office (PMO) at MTDA which manages the resources, staff, integrated timelines and budgets for all drug development projects and also leads the implementation of Drug Development Management (DDM) Guidelines at MTDA and the other MTPG companies to ensure clear and efficient management of global drug development. The Senior Director, Project Management is also responsible for leading the Project/Product Approval Committee (PAC) Office. The PAC Office is the administrative office for the US PAC and is the interface body between Project Teams and the US PAC. The Senior Director, Project Management will ensure the development of global project plans in line with the product development objectives and corporate strategy, proactively identify and facilitate resolution of any potential deviation from the plan(s), identify and resolve resource issues, and identify risks to achieving key milestones as well as opportunities for acceleration.
The Senior Director, Project Management works cross-functionally and collaboratively to support product development and life cycle management activities. Incumbent will provide guidance to project managers to ensure consistent and effective project management leadership of global drug development project teams, including providing technical and strategic guidance and expertise during reviews of project strategies and deliverables. The incumbent will contribute to the long-term strategy and development of the department and to the consistent execution of strategy to advance the MTDA portfolio.