Project Manager - Contract Manufacturing

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18
Baltimore, MD
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivers on assigned project objectives within agreed upon time, budget, scope, and quality.
  • Ensures sound project management practices within assigned projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize priority tasks and balance multiple changing priorities both for self and project teams with minimal supervision.
  • Manages cross-functional project teams.
  • Coordinates development and manages the overall project plan and schedule including tech transfer.
  • Maintains open, collaborative and solution focused communication with clients and provides periodic updates & progress reports.
  • Monitors progress of assigned projects to ensure on-time milestone and budget completion while ensuring high quality deliverables are provided to the client.
  • Able to troubleshoot problems with minimal assistance. Consistently seeks and promotes innovative solutions or approaches to problem solving, from a technical and functional viewpoint in a highly flexible and interactive manner as scientific data reveals new information or requirements evolve or change.
  • Provides coaching for other project managers and acts as a project management resource for all employees.
  • Works to continue to develop project management competencies across the company while strengthening the support capabilities of Project Management.
  • Knowledge and expertise in project management practices working knowledge of biological sciences and finance. Proficient computer skills required including MS Project. 
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects and overcome obstacles with minimal supervision.  Clear understanding of project management processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity & development potential.  Ability to understand and assess a wide variety of business issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams without direct authority.  Ability to foster collaborative partnerships with others.
  • Demonstrates ability to interact with and build relationships at many levels of the organization internally and externally to accomplish objectives.  Resolves conflict effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills with an emphasis on the ability to interact in a positive manner with all levels of internal and client employees and management.
  • Ability to adapt within evolving corporate & project management organizations

Education & Experience

  • B.S. in Science or Engineering required.  Advanced degree (M.S., M.B.A., PhD) is preferred
  • 3+ years direct experience managing projects required
  • Working knowledge of Biologics Fermentation, Cell Culture, Purification and Analytics preferred
  • 8+ years professional experience in a related field such as Biotechnology, Pharma preferred
  • Experience in Biologics Contract Manufacturing preferred
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