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Project / Programme Manager Senior

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Project / Programme Manager Senior in Gaithersburg, MD to work a contract assignment of 6 months initially (but extensions are possible) for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

**Primary Responsibilities of the** Project / Programme Manager Senior **includes:**

+ 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 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 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)

**Education and Experience Requirement of the** Project / Programme Manager Senior **includes** :

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

+ MS, MBA or other advanced degree preferred

**Additional Information:**

+ Contract assignment duration is 6 months initially, but extensions are possible.

+ Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

**Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:**

+ Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchaseand the coverage is portable*

+ Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Free online training campus available

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Corporate discounts

**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at: [reference BH Job #1726068]

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

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

Kelly Science 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/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. at
Posted: 2020-05-08 Expires: 2020-06-08

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