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Project Manager

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Kelly Services is seeking a **Project Manager** for one of our leading clients in the biopharamceutical industry in **Gaithersburg MD.**

This is a 6 month contract and pay is negotiable.

**Position Summary:**

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 AZ 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 informed of project status at all times

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 Education and Experience:**

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

MS, MBA or other advanced degree preferred

**Required Skills/Experience:**

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 Skills/Experience:**

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)

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

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