Project Management Principal – Athens – Pharmathen


We are one of the leading complex drug delivery and formulation developers, using our key in-house technologies to support improved patient compliance. We service a broad partner network of over 250 customers in over 90 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Middle East, Asia, Australia and Southern Africa.

Our portfolio consists of over 100 products, and today we are working on one of the most extensive and advanced pipelines in Long Acting Injectables, Sustained Release formulations and Preservative Free Ophthalmics, produced in our in-house US-FDA and EU-approved facilities.

We proudly employ more than 1,200 people from over 22 different nationalities across 9 locations. We welcome the opportunity to expand our collaboration with existing partners as well as to establish new partnerships, while remaining committed to our vision “to make a difference in people’s lives” through our everyday activities and our products.

Due to continuous growth and expansion, Pharmathen offers a great opportunity for career development and is seeking to attract a Project Management Principal to join our newly established function, the Project Management & Integration Οffice, at our Marousi premises. The Project Management & Integration Office is mainly responsible for:

  • Leading the execution of strategic development efforts, the coordination of go-to-market practices, and the optimization of internal services
  • Leading the post-merged integration efforts and supporting M&A activities in assessing new prospects by defining tailored integration plans and blueprints, coordinating workgroups and workstream leaders, identifying cost, revenue and capital synergies, and monitoring the integration process and value realization
  • Developing, initiating, and driving the execution of specific initiatives in cooperation with key executives across the Company
  • Engaging and steering external consultants to support strategic planning and implementation of initiatives
  • Actively monitor the progress of strategic initiatives to enable a better and faster decision making, as well as a continued refinement of results’ predictability

As a Project Management Principal, you will be supporting the CEO and the rest of the senior leadership team in delivering the strategy and agreed business plan.

More particularly:

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Support teams to develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Support with resource availability and allocation
  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress
  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate KPIs
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Develop progress update reports for the CEO and the BoD
  • Manage the relationship with the stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent educational background
  • Proven working experience as a project manager (previous experience in a Pharmaceutical company in a similar role is a plus)
  • Excellent stakeholder-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Job-Specific Skills & Information:

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent skills in preparing reports and presentations for C-Level and Board level
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus


What you’ll gain:

  • Involvement in a high-caliber, team-oriented and dynamic atmosphere
  • Exposure to challenging business issues and practices
  • Great opportunity to leverage and develop your business knowledge and skills

Join our team and experience the unique Pharmathen’s culture that gives you the opportunity to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your own potential and to chart your own career.

Submit your application no later than 17/10/2022.

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