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Manufacturing Project Manager

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!

**Title** : Manufacturing Project Manager

**Location:** Gaithersburg, MD

**Duration:** 12 months **Overview**

+ Manage franchise, enterprise, strategic, large, complex projects or workstreams across multiple sites, functions and regions within the Global Biologics Operations Program Management Office (PMO).

+ Accountable for application of industry-standard project management methodology, tools, and processes to ensure successful team execution, project delivery and ways of working.

+ Interface with other Biologics Operations and company functions, manufacturing sites, site PMO leads, other PMs, CMC teams, subject-matter experts, key stakeholders, functional leads, contract manufacturing organizations, and outside testing labs.

+ Responsible for effective project team management, governance, prioritization, resource planning, training and monthly reporting as they apply to assigned projects and new and improved processes.

+ Reports to the Project & Portfolio Analytics Lead in the Biologics Operations PMO.


+ Manages Global Biologics Operations strategic projects utilizing the PMO project methodology, tools and processes, to meet agreed scopes, timelines, deliverables, budgets, resource estimates and success criteria.

+ Manages functional and cross-functional project teams to deliver successful projects.

+ Interfaces with sites, functional heads, other functions and other key stakeholders to assure continuous alignment of priorities.

+ Applies effective problem-solving individually and with the project team to address challenges encountered in successful project delivery. Escalates issues appropriately to the sponsor, key stakeholders or PMO management.

+ Proactively identifies and shares relevant best practices to improve project delivery and PMO team capabilities.

+ Actively pursues continuous improvement with focus on simplification, standardization and lean.

+ Proactively manages risks to project delivery and the business. Takes appropriate risks and consults appropriately.

+ Tracks and reports on the progress of assigned projects to the sponsor, appropriate governance, stakeholders and senior management.

+ Provides necessary information and insight to the project sponsor to support project stage-gate reviews, approvals and project updates to appropriate governance forums, steering committees, and/or stakeholders.

+ Ensures all key stakeholders are kept appropriately always informed of project status

+ Trains project teams and members as needed on project management tools and governance processes.

+ Understands the larger project portfolio(s), identifying and resolving potential resource conflicts, and prioritizes appropriately to ensure successful delivery of the franchise/domain strategy

+ Manages project budgets, expenses and resources to meet estimates and commitments

+ Helps drive the objectives of the Biologics Operations PMO team and the broader Biologics Operations PMO community

**Required Qualifications**

+ Minimum 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharma or GMP industry; must be familiar with pharma or biopharma GMP

+ Demonstrated track record of success in managing strategic, complex, cross-functional and multi-site projects on-time, on-budget and to committed deliverables, to generate significant business value

+ Takes appropriate initiative and accountability, demonstrating both entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative mindset

+ Strong interpersonal, influencing, motivation and communications skills

+ Strong team management skills

+ Comfortable with ambiguity and fast pace

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ BS in Engineering, Science or Operations field, with 5-10 years of Project Management experience

+ MS, MBA or other advanced degree preferred

+ 5 years minimum experience in the pharmaceutical or biopharma industry in a manufacturing, technical or related role

+ Technology transfer, manufacturing scale-up, new product development or launch experience

+ Manufacturing, R&D, QA or analytical testing experience

+ Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical/biopharma GMP

+ Experience in Biopharma Operations a plus but not required

+ Experience working globally, leading virtual teams in a matrixed environment

+ Experience presenting to or communicating with senior management

+ Project Management certification (PMP)

**Additional Information**

+ Not looking for R&D or IT Project Managers

+ Ideal candidate would be a Manufacturing PM with experience in pharmaceutical product launches, BD, Tech transfers in a commercial environment (not R&D) and working with CMOs

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-04-02 Expires: 2021-05-03

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