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Project Mgr AFP

Thousand Oaks, CA
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • The candidate will successfully manage three or more Drug Substance commercial technology transfers into B23 ATO.
  • Success will be measured by the technology transfers occurring in the timeframe required with limited to no issues that may impact program timelines or any planned budgetary constraints.
  • The project manager will be responsible for integrated activities from Operations, Process Development and Capital Projects and maintaining technology transfer project plans and schedules for commercial technology transfer.
  • This will include commercial Drug Substance manufacturing process transfers and integrating schedules for qualification of new equipment.
  • Working with the B23 operational leadership and the technology transfer steering committee, the Project Manager (PM) will align plans and schedules for activities with business priorities.
  • Additionally, the PM will ensure that key decisions that impact technology transfers are made at the appropriate time by the appropriate staff.
  • This will occur through a broad understanding of how the integrated team works together and by knowing when lower levels teams are not the appropriate place for the decision to be made.
  • The PM will assist in driving decision making for the technology transfers and will ensure that action items are captured and tracked to completion.
  • The PM will also partner functional area technical leads to identify key deliverables and activities to be completed by the functional teams.
  • This will include identification of dependencies and optimizing the sequence of activities.
  • The Project Manager will ensure cross functional alignment and integration of interdependent activities via cross functional communication of plans and timeline with specific emphasis on critical path activities.
  • In addition, will assist the technical leads with tracking the completion of required technical deliverables via dashboards and reporting on project metrics on a routine basis.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Support commercial technology transfers that utilize multiple organizations for activities and deliverables
  • Support product programs utilizing structured, systematic methodologies to meet cost and schedule objectives.
  • Follow Amgen’s governance processes, procedures, specifications and applicable compliance standards and guidance documents.
  • Integrate Operations, Process Development and Capital Project activities by developing and maintaining detailed project schedules for Amgen Drug Substance Technology transfers.
  • Partner with technology transfer functional leads to identify key deliverables and ensure cross functional alignment and accountability.
  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts and drive decisions among team/functional members to accomplish project and business goals.
  • Assist in driving decisions by using the Decision Making Framework (D- Decision maker, A- Advice Giver, I- Informed).
  • Ensure participation in functional and cross-functional management reviews.
  • Establish and manage collaboration and team sites (e.g. SharePoint Online).
  • Manage and prioritize support of multiple project teams at one time.
  • Provide meeting facilitation, including development of meeting agenda and minutes.
  • Accurately and actively capture and monitor status of action items through effective tracking tools and communication of progress.
  • Track delivery and create repositories for all deliverables.
  • Facilitate and incorporate lessons learned, best practices, etc.
  • Project reporting including appropriate risk analysis
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
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