“Join Dr. Reddy’s: Lead R&D Program & Project Management – Apply with M.Pharm or MS”

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in India. It was founded in 1984 by Anji Reddy, a prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist. The company is named after its founder, Dr. Kallam Anji Reddy. Dr. Reddy’s is known for its focus on research and development, manufacturing, and marketing of a wide range of pharmaceutical products.

The company operates in various segments of the pharmaceutical industry, including the development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), generic pharmaceuticals, biosimilars, and proprietary products.

Job Description


  1. Program Execution Leadership:
    • Lead the execution of R&D programs in collaboration with product development, clinical development, and other relevant teams.
    • Accountable for creating, communicating, and executing project plans to ensure timely delivery of program milestones within budget.
  2. Communication and Decision-Making:
    • Enable, identify, record, and communicate program decisions, issues, risks, mitigation plans, budget updates, and other key aspects in a timely and effective manner.
    • Ensure effective communication to meet program objectives.
  3. Reporting Structure:
    • Reports to Head – Program & Project Management (Product Delivery).
    • Works in a matrix structure with various functions like development, quality, etc., to execute projects/programs aligned with the overall product strategy.

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Management and Execution:
    • Manage and execute one or more R&D programs and projects.
    • Create program/project plans, ensure adherence to schedules, monitor budget spends, and execute project tasks promptly.
  2. Team Leadership:
    • Lead project teams, define project scope and goals, and control the project scope.
    • Interact with all functions, ensuring continuous and accurate communication across teams and stakeholders.
  3. Risk Management:
    • Identify and communicate project issues and risks.
    • Develop a project risk plan and manage risk mitigation strategies.
  4. Conflict Resolution:
    • Provide win-win solutions to potential conflict situations.
    • Lead review meetings and provide updates and reports as required.

Candidate Profile

  • M.Pharma/ MS / MBA or bachelor’s degree.
  • PMI / IPMA certification (Preferable).
  • 5-7 years of successful R&D program/project management experience.


  • Expertise in managing R&D Projects/Programs.
  • Knowledge of project management concepts.
  • Proficient in using tools like MS-Projects, Plan View, etc.
  • Knowledge of Biologics development process, CMC, Clinical, Manufacturing, and Regulatory domains. Understanding of product portfolio selection processes.
  • Effective communication skills through various tools.
  • Expert in managing cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrates ASPIRE* behaviors, leadership, and possesses good interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and capable of solving problems through analytical skills, experience, and innovative solutions.
  • Flexibility to travel if needed.

Additional Information

  • Experience: 5-7 years
  • Qualification: M.Pharma/ MS / MBA or bachelor’s degree
  • Location: Hyderabad
  • Industry Type: Pharma / Healthcare / Clinical research
  • Functional Area: Project Management – R&D
  • End Date: 30th March 2024
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