Project Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
Durham, NC
5 - 7 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Primary Purpose and Overall Objective of the Job:

The Project Manager is experienced in leadership, accountable for overall project implementation, and will work with clients in the life sciences field, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices. We need a change agent who is passionate, has high energy, and is results-oriented with a creative and analytical mind. We look for folks with experience with advanced project management tools and processes. You should have the ability to manage critical situations Main Accountabilities:·    Integrate into client environment to effectively lead project teams while building positive professional relationships with clients and associates.·    Define project objectives, requirements, and assumptions necessary to structure a project or activity.·    Plan, schedule, and control project activities to fulfill objectives and satisfy project requirements.·    Develop and drive integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy.·    Establish, maintain, and lead high performance project teams, serving as the project advocate within the client organization.·    Lead, coordinate, facilitate, and motivate all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables.·    Lead risk management within project teams, ensuring risks have appropriate mitigation and contingency plans.·    Manage projects within established scope, schedule, and budget while meeting and exceeding IPM project management standards.·    Develop and document high-level strategies for accomplishing specific project objectives.·    Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage change and conflict, and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity.·    Support project management team members to ensure success of projects while maintaining customer service focus. A strong Scientific and technological pioneering spirit drives bioMérieux development since its creation in 1963.  We design innovative in vitro diagnostic solutions for our customers that initiate new forms of scientific partnerships to be at the forefront of the most advanced technologies.  Our presence in more than 150 countries with 9,400 employees worldwide secures bioMérieux commitment to public health. bioMérieux products are used to diagnose infectious diseases, they provide high medical value results for cancer screening and monitoring, cardiovascular emergencies and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.  Products also include industrial microbiological controls to detect microorganisms in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. We are committed to creating an optimal work environment that fosters teamwork, emphasizes training and offers international career development opportunities.   

Qualifications

 Studies-Experience: -   Bachelor’s degree is required, MBA is preferred -   5+ years’ experience in project managementexperience related to product development and launch, business process optimization, technology transfer, regulatory submission and/or regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and/or alliance management projects -   Pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or medical device background -   Major in Business, Science or Engineering discipline   Skills and Qualifications: -   Knowledge and application of a disciplined project management process (Six Sigma and Project Management Professional certifications are a plus). -   Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences at all organizational levels. -   Sound technical aptitude and proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and technologies with superior computer usage skills. -   Strong competencies in planning, project management, and organization with the ability to lead multiple activities and resources while maintaining a focus on quality.

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