Sr Director, Program Management at Insmed Incorporated

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey

Job Description:

Company Description

Insmed is a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients living with serious and rare diseases. Our most valuable resource is our employees, and everything we do is motivated by a patients-first mentality. We are dedicated to growing our team with talented individuals from around the world who are willing to challenge the status quo, solve problems, and work collaboratively with a sense of urgency and compassion.

Guided by our core values of collaboration, accountability, passion, respect, and integrity, we aim to foster an inclusive, diverse, and flexible work environment, where our employees are recognized for leaning in and rolling up their sleeves. If you share our vision and want to work with the most dedicated people in the biopharma industry, come to Insmed to accelerate your career.


Named Science's Top Employer in 2021, 2022, and 2023

Insmed is dedicated to creating a collaborative environment where our team can thrive. Every day, our employees turn their passion for science and research into innovative solutions for patients. That's why we were named the No. 1 company to work for in the biopharma industry in Science's Top Employers Survey for two years in a row.

A Certified Great Place to Work

We believe our company is truly special, and our employees agree. In July 2023, we became Great Place to Work-certified in the U.S. for the third year in a row. We are also honored to have been listed on the Best Workplaces in Biopharma™, Best Workplaces in New York™, and Best Workplaces for Millennials™ lists.


Reporting to the Vice President of Program Management, the candidate will be responsible and accountable for the coordination and leadership of activities associated with delivering on Insmed's assets through completion of the drug development and launch processes. This position will be accountable for all necessary strategic planning, risk management, operational execution and communication required for the successful and timely completion of cross-functional plans. The Sr. Director of Program Management will utilize best-in-class program management support to provide end-to-end oversight of the program strategy and management for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting, and terminating the Integrated Development Plan and associated functional plans.

As a leader, the Sr. Director of Program Management will provide cross-functional operational and program management leadership, strategic thinking, and business acumen for the development programs for products or devices in a global, matrix organization, from Research to life cycle management.

Additionally, the Sr. Director of Program Management will work with the Program Management team and global organization to design new processes and supporting business structures and recommend new and global solutions that drive process standardization and simplification across the company .


Additional representative responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Contribute to the success of the Project Management Organization (PMO) in achieving its goals & objectives by ensuring program work is conducted in compliance with PMO processes and Company policies and leading organizational and program management processes. Drive implementation of key program documentation - Target Product Profile Strategic Development plans, Dashboards, Risk assessments and other key tools to improve organizational processes.

  • Challenge the organization to be innovative, make it safe to try new approaches, and take prudent risks. Coach the team to bounce back quickly from disappointments and learn from mistakes. Drive process improvements across the functions.

  • Be accountable for the alignment between the Global Asset Team (GAT), Functions and Portfolio plans such that the forecasted benefits of the program are achieved. Find opportunities for leveraging investments and creating value, including external innovation or partnerships.

  • Establish Global Asset Team (GAT) strategies with goals & objectives in alignment with functional, geographic, and organizational objectives. Ensure the development of program plans are in alignment with corporate strategy, and that the plans are tracked and managed.

  • Work with respective functional leaders to drive the creativity of innovative product target profiles and product development plans that optimize value, time, resources and risk while ensuring that program strategy is aligned with business objectives.

  • As the strategy evolves, prepare alternative development and risk management scenarios, project updates and options and recommendation through proactive communication to the teams and Senior Leaders.

  • Drive teams to meet or exceed goals by providing superior global cross-functional leadership and management in a matrix organization, driving decision making, facilitating issue resolution, problem-solving, risk management, contingency planning and decision-making.

  • Lead and direct integrated teams to plan, execute, control, report and close-out all program related work across all functions (e.g., integrated program budget, risk, timeline, resource, and stakeholder management).

  • Other projects and assignments, as required.


  • Bachelor degree in a scientific, medical or business discipline. An additional/post-graduate qualification will be a distinct advantage (Ph.D., MBA etc.).

  • 10-15 years of Project/Program Management experience with proven management and/or leadership experience in an R&D, manufacturing/operations or commercial context in a biotech/bio-pharmaceutical environment required.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus but not required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence without authority, motivate with enthusiasm and develop productive working relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter with a proven track record of success in fast-paced and demanding environment and strong desire to "make things happen", including a results-oriented work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude.

  • Must be an experienced pharmaceutical/biotechnology program/project manager with experience in leading drugs through all phases of development and into commercialization.

  • Must be a team player with the highest of personal values and ethical standards.

  • Must have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; should be an effective team leader who can manage and lead in a matrix environment.

  • Strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to influence all levels of the company.

  • An ability to take hands-on, "roll up your sleeves" approach toward achieving business results.

  • Ability to quickly gain credibility and confidence with all levels within the company.

  • Well-developed computer skills (e.g., MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).



Travel Requirements

Willing to travel within the US and overseas. Travel expected to be ~ 5-10%.

Salary Range

Insmed takes into consideration a combination of candidate's education, training, and experience as well as the position's scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

The base salary range for this job is from $200,000.00 to $280,000.00 per year

Compensation & Benefits

We're committed to investing in every team member's total well-being, now and in the future. We offer a competitive total-rewards package to all employees around the world, including:

  • Flexible approach to where and how we work

  • Competitive compensation package including bonus.

  • Stock options and RSU awards

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Professional Judgment Vacation Policy

  • 11 paid holidays per year and Winter Break (typically between Christmas and New Year's Day).


  • Medical, dental, and vision plans

  • Company-provided short- and long-term disability plans

  • Company-provided life insurance

  • Unique offerings of pet, legal, and supplemental life insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care

  • Accident and Hospital Indemnity plans

  • Supplemental AD&D

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Mental Health on-line digital resource

  • On-site, no-cost fitness center at our U.S. headquarters

  • Paid time off to volunteer

Additional Information

Insmed Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Insmed. Insmed will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source. Insmed will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement between Insmed and the agency has been established. The Human Resources department is responsible for all recruitment activities; please contact us directly to be considered for a formal agreement.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.
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