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Project Manager Senior

Cambridge, MA
“This Company requires all staff, staff augmentation external workers, and certain other external workers, in the United States and PuertRictbe vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of assignment at this company. In accordance with applicable law, this company will provide reasonable accommodations staff augmentation external workers qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship this company, its operations, or its staff.”

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:                                                            
  • Certified Project Manager
  • Expert in Microsoft Project
  • Communication skills
  • Biotech experience
  • Quality experience
  • Smartsheet experience a plus
  • Project manager certifications required
Day Day Responsibilities:                
  • Ensure teams active, aligned communication in functional and cross-functional management reviews and governance meetings
  • Assist PD in driving decision making and communication
  • Establish and manage collaboration and team sites. Track delivery and create repositories for all PD deliverables
Must have any of the following educational backgrounds Biology/Biochemistry/Biomedical/Chemistry. NO Information Technologies, Function admin, or facility project management. Please do not submit unless they have that specific background.

Must recognize:
Drug Development Late stage and life cycle management
Commercial process development
Process characterization
Tech transfer
Combination product design/development
Drug delivery process
Design Controls

Preferred qualifications
At least 2-years of experience as a project manager
10-years of experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Biomedical related field, direct CMC experience is highly desirable
Microsoft Project (or equivalent project management software) and Microsoft Office skills
Facilitation and soft skills to work with cross functional teams
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for:
Supporting drug substance, drug product, and combination product development programs utilizing structured, systematic methodologies to meet cost and schedule objectives.
Integrating and understanding Process Development activities by developing and maintaining product project timeline across the commercialization lifecycle within company’s commercial portfolio.
Leading cross-functional teams within Process Development across all modalities and across all commercialization stages as needed. They will partner with technical leads to identify key deliverables, ensure cross functional alignment, and execute plans. They are expected to proactively manage plans to meet deliverables with their teams.
Driving negotiation, decision making, and conflict resolution among team/functional members to accomplish project and business goals.
Partnering with key Product Delivery Team stakeholders, understanding the Clinical Development Plan and strategy to enable alignment with clinical and commercial targets.
Drafting timeline scenarios to enable/adjust project execution across multiple development paradigms to inform portfolio decisions.
Ensuring teams’ active, aligned communication in functional and cross-functional management reviews and governance meetings.
Driving decision making and communication
Establishing and managing collaboration and team sites. Track delivery and create repositories for all PD deliverables
Project reporting including appropriate risk analysis
Partnering with Business Analytics and functional partners as needed to provide data
Facilitating and incorporating lessons learned, standard methodologies, etc.
Supporting Business Process improvements, including alignment with the Commercialization Office

3. Day to day responsibility
Develop and use project plans and schedules to measure and report progress.
Participate in cross-functional project team(s) from multiple company sites, and external partners, to develop innovative drug and combination drug/device products.
Responsible for developing and maintaining project schedules for company life-cycle management projects and providing general project management support to product delivery teams.
Partner with process development technical leads and other cross functional partners to identify key deliverables and ensure cross functional alignment and accountability.
Assist by driving decision making for assigned projects in alignment with company’s decision model (DAI).

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s degree and 3 years of Project Management experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Project Management experience OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of Project Management experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or other Healthcare related field
Master’s degree with 4 or more years of projects management experience, OR Bachelor’s degree with 6 or more years of project management experience.
Ability to cultivate collaboration and work effectively on cross-functional teams
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Apply standard Project Management tools, and practices; experience with Excel and SharePoint highly desirable
Able to work independently

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"


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