The Associate Director, Project Manager, Contractor, acts as a central contact for information on therapeutic program(s) and manages activities to develop programs. Ensures that concurrence between the team and management is achieved for program objectives and meets these objectives to achieve goals. Works with Global Project Leadership team and cross-functional teams to create the development strategy, establish objectives, and monitor team progress. Works with Project Management Office (PMO) to coordinate across PMO projects. Makes recommendations regarding project objectives, resource requirements, and scientific direction to the team and Global Project Leader.