Senior Director Project & Portfolio Management

Camurus is a Swedish research-based pharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative and long-acting medicines for the treatment of severe and chronic conditions, including opioid dependence, pain, cancer and endocrine disorders. New drug products are based on our proprietary FluidCrystal ® drug delivery technologies with the purpose to deliver improved quality of life, treatment outcomes and resource utilization. The company’s share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the ticker “CAMX”. For more information, visit

At Camurus you will get the opportunity to work with committed colleagues in a team with good atmosphere, where the employees support and care for each other. Camurus is an innovative company that is currently expanding and establishing in new markets.

We are now recruiting a Senior Director Project & Portfolio Management. The role ensures effective portfolio and project management leadership of Camurus’ projects across a broad range of development stages and reports to the Head of R&D. As Senior Dir Project & Portfolio Management you will interface with stakeholders from various development functions, and you are expected to communicate in a clear and concise manner by way of both written and live presentations.

Main responsibility
Among others, your responsibility will include:

  • Facilitate project execution and oversee the progress of Camurus’ overall project portfolio in accordance with Company targets and budget

  • Hands-on project management of late-stage development projects

  • Provide support, guidance and leadership to Project Managers within the Project Management department

  • Facilitate decision making processes and governance of Camurus’ project portfolio, by ensuring availability of required up-to-date project information, background data and analyses for R&D management; and communicating decisions taken by Executive Management to project teams and internal stakeholders as applicable

  • Support Head of R&D, project teams, Business Development and other internal stakeholders as required with expert advice

  • Represent Project Management in internal and external meetings and processes

  • Support in identification of new project and life-cycle management opportunities

Candidate profile
We are looking for a senior candidate with at least 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience. You have a university degree in Life Sciences at Master level, together with solid Project Management/leadership skills. Ideally, you have a proven track-record of leading late-stage pharmaceutical development projects, preferably from a variety of pharmaceutical products/indication areas. You are used to manage cross-functional project teams and interface with multiple stakeholders. Experience from clinical development is seen as a strong merit. Excellent communication skills (oral/written) in English is required.

You have a strong self-driven personality and likes to be where things happen. As a Project Manager you get things done and you easily inspire people to commit to common goals and to collaborate.

Camurus offers
This is a great time to join a highly dynamic company during a very exciting phase of growth. Camurus has been very successful in bringing pharmaceutical products to the market – and the ambitions are not to be lowered. With a diversified project portfolio in different stages, the commercial potential is considerable. The position offers an international work environment and corporate culture, with the possibility for individual development and growth. You will have great opportunities to influence, and you will work close to where decisions are taken. Camurus has approximately 170 employees with the head office located in Lund. The corporate culture is driven by innovation, strong collaboration internally and externally, ownership, quality, and passion about realizing our ideas to achieve our patient-centric vision. This is an immediate, full-time employment opportunity.

Information and application
For more information about this job-opening, please contact recruitment consultant Tobias Lorentzon at TOBLOR Consulting, phone: +46 735 11 10 60. You apply for this position through TOBLOR’s career site,, by uploading your CV and personal letter. For more information about Camurus, please visit:

We are looking forward to seeing your application!

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