Keep the discussion going--join our JobWatch Group on LinkedIn!

Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Scientific Project Manager II

Kelly Services

Exton, PA
Job Code:
  • Engineering
Kelly Services
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

Job Title Scientific Project Manager II

Jobid US41L7GT_BH1430521

Location: Exton, PA, 19341, USA

Description Seeking a Project Manager II for a 9 month assignment in Exton, PA.

The Project Manager is experienced in the use of project management tools and principles who can manage activities for cross functional teams within Technical Operations. The project manager will ensure the projects are state-of-the-art planned and documented, stay on track and are within the expected budget and timelines. The Project manager works closely with the strategic program lead to guide the team in developing project and program plans which bring the overall programs successfully through the lifecycle process and is in alignment with product strategy, management and Health Authorities requirements. Great communicator, able to identify risks and escalate issues, as required.

Responsibilities of Time Job Function and Description

50% Team Management

Facilitate timely productive team discussions. Identify risks and help to develop mitigation/contingency plans. Drive decision making based on impact assessment. Oversee project activities and ensure alignment with global strategy

50%Project Management

Establish team goals/milestones and objectives with the team and their respective functions. Update progress against set milestones and project needs. Provide scenario analysis to support timely decision making to ensure execution per plans. Identify critical and emerging issues and develop appropriate mitigation plans with project team and escalates appropriately. Ensure effective coordination of activities and/or deliverables across functions and ensures adequate resource allocation. Apply all standardized project tools to manage and document team progress as well as to communicate effectively to project and stakeholders. Ensure regular updates to senior management as well as timely issue escalation, if required

Education and Experience Requirements

Minimum 10 years project management experience in Pharmaceutical Operations environment, with 10-15 years in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.Bachelors degree in the life sciences, business, chemical or industrial engineering or equivalent required. MBA degree and/or PMP certification highly desirable.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

Proficient prioritizing and driving projects to milestone completion supporting strategic programs.Skilled facilitator of global cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.In-depth knowledge of biotechnology/pharmaceutical product development and life cycle environment.Demonstrated mastery and hands-on experience of typical project activities.Strong communication skills to effectively inform key updates issues across all levels of the organization.Readily grasps main points in communications and is capable to convey project status in a clear and concise manner.Strong English writing and oral presentation skills.Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative high pressure environment is essential.Strong leadership skills persuasive, encouraging and motivating .Willingness to constantly improve PM tools, meeting structure, planning approaches, etc.Ability to work within rapidly changing environment and to quickly adapt to new situations.Complexity and Problem Solving. Understands the big picture and can guide the team of experts to translate program requirements into actionable deliverables at project level.Can adeptly identify risks and interdependencies and lead the team through an appropriate, thoughtful decision making processAble to identify problems before they become critical; communicate to program lead and team.Applies a structured methodology to identify root causes.Effective in development of solutions for complex issues, risk mitigation and execution plans.


**For immediate consideration please call 732-246-0215 or email to**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

Powered ByLogo