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At H&T Presspart we co-develop, produce and supply drug delivery technologies to prolong patient lives by focusing on unmet needs of patients, users and customers. As part of the family owned Heitkamp & Thumann Group who employ ca. 2000 people in 9 countries, H&T Presspart focus’s on long-term performance and we believe in talented and ambitious people who are passionate about serving the pharmaceutical industry. Visit to learn more about us.

Program Manager

Location: H&T Presspart, Tarragona

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As Program Manager, you will lead the new product development programs from concept to industrialization of drug delivery and packaging systems we develop in strong collaboration with our Biotech and Pharma customers. You will combine a strong background in program management with engineering education and experience in product development and cutting-edge technologies and processes.

Join our team in the New Product Development Center (NPDC), where we will create value through advancing products and technologies with you.

Your Key Responsibilities

In your new role you will lead the programs from ideation until commercial supply covering all phases (concept, design, verification and validation, design transfer, pilot production and industrialization) by:

  • Developing and controlling the program charter, budget and plan (resources, timeline, communication)
  • Managing, coordinating and motivating the cross-functional international program team ensuring all program goals are achieved
  • Meeting and communicating to the diverse stakeholders for reporting, decision making processes and escalation of issues, being also the main contact to the customer for the program
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle
  • Managing the risks in the program ensuring their timely identification and the implementation of the corresponding mitigation actions
  • Managing and implementing agreed changes

Your Key Capabilities 

  • Master’s degree or diploma degree with major focus in an engineering related discipline with min. 3 years of industry experience in program management of new product developments (preferable in the drug delivery and pharmaceutical industry)
  • Strong project management, leadership, organizational and communication skills with proven experience in managing diverse stakeholders and teams
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Project.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities

We are offering

  • An unique opportunity to become program manager for new product developments in drug delivery systems contributing to create meaningful impact to patients and caregivers
  • To become part of a global, diverse and collaborative multinational development team with locations in Barcelona, Biel and Manchester
  • High degree of self-responsibility and independent working
  • Attractive working conditions and performance-related remuneration

Are you interested?

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