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Senior Project Manager, Medical Affairs - Remote Opportunity

Requisition ID:  2612

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!


This is a remote position:  Open to candidates anywhere in greater United States


U.S. Medical Affairs Sr. Project Manager is a highly motivated, independent self-starter; a critical thinking multi-tasker, who has a successful track record of supporting cross-functional teams and leadership in managing larger scale projects and/or programs. This project management focused role partners with Medical Strategy Team leads to   organize and lead the annual strategy and activities planning for the Medical Strategy Teams.



  • In strategic partnership with Medical Strategy Team Leads, develops long term and annual medical strategies, objectives and plans, and oversees execution of the activities by adhering to budget, timelines and highest quality standards
  • Independently owns management of all facets of operations for Medical Strategy Teams and follow through all deliverables, as well as their oversight via workspace maintenance, establishing annual meetings schedule, priority areas and tracking action list
  • Responsible for communication and alignment of strategy and activities planning cycles with the brand team and other cross-functional stakeholders, as well as global teams and alliance partners 
  • In collaboration with Medical leadership responsible for the development of key impact indicators for medical activities to monitor performance against objectives and reports performance management metrics
  • Creates project status reports for management, including tracking the progress of team activities, key impact indicators, resource utilization, as well as risk monitoring and mitigation planning
  • Responsible for annual medical activities plans budget development, including submission, tracking, reporting and managing updates
  • Responsible for developing tools and templates to facilitate planning and oversight of execution of medical activities, e.g. congresses and scientific events, external experts engagements, field scientific engagements
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives to enhance overall operating efficiency. 



  • Accredited Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a project management role 
  • Experience leading and/or participating in cross-functional projects; ability to influence, drive decisions, and ensure accountability
  • Ability to define and organize priorities in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent planning, organization, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail 
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Productivity & Collaboration tools (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Clear and professional written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of discretion and integrity
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation



  • 5+ years of experience in a project management role within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Proven track record of creating and managing project plans leading to the successful completion of milestones in a high-quality, on-time manner
  • Project management certification
  • Six Sigma experience (black or green belt)
  • Agile coaching experience



  • Willingness/ability to travel up to 5% domestically. International travel may be required.


The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the states of Colorado and Connecticut, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $100,000 - $125,000 and eligibility for a 10% bonus target based on company and individual performance. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site.

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Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.



Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Instagram (h_lundbeck), Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.