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Project Manager

Kelly Services
Milwaukee, WI 53208
**Kelly Science has a direct-hire opportunity with relocation package in Germantown, WI. We are seeking a Project Manager at a large Pharmaceutical company. They offer competitive salary and excellent benefit packages.**

Salary: $100,000-$110,000

**Position Summary**

The Project Manager is an essential partner with the Operations and the site leadership team and is accountable for driving results in a dynamic environment by driving projects to completion. The Project Manager has a strong scientific and technical understanding of services with the ability to effectively interact and communicate directly with highly educated, innovative industry thought leaders. The Project Manager leads cross-functional project teams to deliver against contracted commitments and timelines. The Project Manager must have in depth knowledge of a product lifecycle through the regulatory phases from pre-clinical to commercialization to identify and propose the necessary activities to achieve successful regulatory approval. This role includes assessing the scope of services in the contract and developing project plans, directing project activities, tracking project status, and serving as the primary point of contact for all customer communications. The position requires superior leadership behaviors of the core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as expertise in functional competencies included in this profile. In addition, this role requires the ability to lead and influence multi-disciplinary project teams meeting standards in a GMP environment, and demonstrated skills and abilities in critical thinking, problem solving, detail and results orientation, managing multiple and sometimes competing priorities and excellent verbal and written communication.

**Essential Functions**

Establishes, leads and manages a project team of technical and scientific team members to deliver against contracted commitments and timelines for s


Assesses the scope of services included in the contract and creates a detailed timeline outlining actions, deliverables and risks.

Identifies and requests resources, including technical and scientific resources required to execute the project from functional areas (i.e. operations, formulation development, analytical development, quality, engineering, etc.).

Reviews the contract scope and project schedule with the project team to identify gaps, risks and additional proposed services that may be required to successfully execute the project.

Communicates to the Sales and Business Development Manager any required items that are out of scope and may require amendment to the contract.

Leads the project kick-off meeting with the customer introducing the team and presenting the scope, timeline, risks and proposed additional activities.

Leads project team activities and actions, monitoring progress against the established timelines and providing regular updates to the internal stakeholders and customers. Leverages own technical and scientific knowledge to recognize and manage activities at risk to exceed timeframes or scope of the contract.

Resolves conflict by providing proactive escalation of project or customer relationship issues to internal stakeholders and provides a proposed corrective course of action. Manages the response and action plan with the customer to resolve conflict.

Maintains accurate timelines using MS Project, open actions using MS Excel, monitors forecasted revenue using the AX system, and tracks and manages GMP documentation through Master Control, the Companys validated electronic document management system. Updates site files used to calculate and display project metrics such as Right First Time, On Time Delivery and Schedule Adherence.

Demonstrates fiscal responsibility to monitor, forecast and calculate the profitability of the assigned project(s).

Works closely with the Sales and Business Development Manager to generate change orders and new proposals for additional work associated with the project.

Serves as main point of contact for the customer for all project related activities and issues, including any questions or disputes related to invoices.

Partners with the Director of Project Management to implement improvements to the Project Management processes and systems.

Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

**Education and Experience**

**All Levels**

Bachelors degree in a scientific discipline required. Masters degree preferred.

Pharmaceutical or biotech experience required.

CMO or CDMO experience preferred.

Prior experience in a customer-facing role required.

Formal project management training or certification preferred.

**Level I**

3 years of related pharmaceutical or biotech experience required.

2 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams in a service business required.

**Level II**

5 years of related pharmaceutical or biotech experience required.

3 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams in a service business required.


8 years of related pharmaceutical or biotech experience required.

5 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams in a service business required.

Ability to independently manage projects of any size, scope and complexity.

Ability to coach and provide direction to less experienced project managers.

**Interested? Apply Now!**

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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/non-traditional 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 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: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-16

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