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Structural Packaging Lead and Design Strategy Manager Jobs

Newbury Park, California

<p>Company Overview:</p><p>Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them – with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.</p><p></p><p>About CLIENT:</p><p>Our client, is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company, seeks an accomplished Structural Packaging Lead and Design Strategy Manager</p><p>*******************************************************************************************************************</p><p>Position: Structural Packaging Lead and Design Strategy Manager</p><p>Location: Thousand Oaks CA 91320</p><p>Duration: upto 6 months with possible extension</p><p></p><p>Relocation Expenses/ Assistance: NO</p><p></p><p>Job Description:</p> The Structural Packaging Lead and Design Strategy Manager, a dual role, has responsibilities that span the Customer Experience (CX) organization, in support of both the Design Strategy (DS) team and Injection Experience team. Working with the Customer Experience team you will have the opportunity to leverage and develop your existing talents and skills while being exposed to CXs cutting-edge research, strategy, creative philosophies, and tools. You will work with a team of people who are passionate about learning, highly strategic in their approach, and deeply committed to creative excellence. Currently, we are looking for a talented experienced Design Strategist with a passion for Healthcare, team building and extensive experience providing viable, user-centered innovations across products, services, and businesses for patients and Healthcare Professionals. This individual will join the Customer Experience team as a Design Strategist and will support various CX programs through research, strategy, design and development phases. Leverage expertise to manage the direction and intent of HC related engagements through the development of experience; product and digital solutions that will innovate and improve the patient/HCP experience and define potential business paths for our healthcare clients. Alongside the Design Strategy team, you will inspire and shepherd internal partners through the research, strategy, and design, activities by developing, managing and leading the execution of projects. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of assigned projects and deliverables, and the development of project approaches and plans. Collaborate with brand teams and colleagues to develop project plans and manage external partners as they conduct research, drive to insights, and design solutions. This requires excellent project management skills, time management skills, analytical and creative thinking, organization, collaboration, writing, diagramming, and strategic communication. Apply expertise in the healthcare innovation process from insight generation and strategy through to product, experience and service design. As a CX member participate on existing projects, including collaborative workshops research activities, strategy and design methods and solutions across Innovation, Customer/Patient Experience, Brand, Clinical, Regulatory, Engineering, Human Factors, Device Design etc. The role of Packaging Lead for the AIX team provides leadership for drug structural packaging, including artwork and health literacy messaging. A primary responsibility of this role will be to facilitate the merger of stakeholder input, regulatory requirements, and brand desires all while keeping human centered design at the core of the structural packaging and labeling design. Cross-functional partners include global marketing, human factors, engineers, labeling, and legal. This role will work closely with engineering and manufacturing to ensure design intent is carried through the commercialization process. Executive-level communication with a range of stakeholders including global marketing, market research, country/regional business, Digital Health, regulatory, legal, and more will be required in this role.<p></p><p>Job Requirement:</p> Skilled at leading and facilitating team meetings and workshops, developing project plans, managing internal stakeholders and external vendors, and working with and motivating multi-disciplinary teams. Ability to leverage project management best practices and tools to manage scope, timelines, deliverables, and budget. At least five years of professional work experience in client-facing management role(s) within a strategic design firm, agency, management consultancy, and/or healthcare company. Working familiarity with applicable healthcare industry governing standards, regulatory requirements, stakeholder roles, industry standards and trends.<p></p><p>Primary Responsibilities:</p> Design Strategy Design Research Insight Generation Co-manage external vendors including: project onboarding, communications, quality of deliverables Quickly adjust to address ever-changing business challenges Liaise with Marketing Managers, Compliance, Contracting, and Global Strategic Sourcing, and Contracted entities to ensure all pertinent forms, attestations and evaluations are completed and processed in a timely manner Ensure CX activities are performed and documented in accordance with company standards (SOPs) and regulatory requirements<p></p><p>Preferred Qualifications:</p> 5+ years of experience with strategic design/planning 2+ years of experience within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry Demonstrable ability to work with cross-functional teams Demonstrable visual, written, and verbal communications skills Demonstrable problem solving Service Design experience including developing Service Blueprints Demonstrated creativity in addressing strategic challenges Thinks out-of-the-box; asks the right questions; seeks expert opinions and insights; applies innovative ideas and takes measured risks. Works effectively in a team-based organization, collaborates cross functionally, builds alignment around key objectives and exercises influence at all levels. Conducts effective meetings. Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback; employs frequent and effective follow-up. Presentation Skills. Develops and delivers concise, relevant and well-supported briefings. Well-prepared and adapts presentation style to audience. Possesses the knowledge, credibility and maturity to influence senior management<p>*******************************************************************************************************************</p><p>I’d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley, and assure a prompt communication, whichever direction.</p><p></p><p>If you’re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we’d like to work with you.</p><p></p><p>Sajag Bhardwaj</p><p>Recruiter</p><p>*******************************************************************************************************************</p><p>NOTE: Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening.</p>

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