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Senior Project Manager In Pharmaceutical

Phoenix, AZ

Posted: 02/08/2023 Job Number: 23065318

Job Description

100% Onsite.
PM experience with Technology Transfers, (preferably aseptic drug product).

Project Description:
  • The Sr. Project Manager is a contractor position responsible for managing diverse and complex Drug Products Technology Transfers project activities within the scope of the Phoenix Liquid Filling Expansion (LiFE) program.
  • The Sr. Project Manager will lead a multifunctional team in the execution of the operational readiness activities from product characterizations up to regulatory approvals and commercial manufacturing startup.
  • Coordinates cross-functional efforts for the development of an achievable and comprehensive plan, flawless execution, and successful closure of the
    project according to established scope, quality, timeline and budget criteria.
  • The Sr. Project Manager identifies critical path barriers and risks and works with the multifunctional project team in the development of contingency plans, risks mitigation, issues escalation and resolution.
  • This position requires a timely and clear communication to site management using executive progress reports, risk registry, lessons learned and other client's Project Management tools.
  • The Sr. Project Manager leads the project team being an ambassador of the client's values: passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, integrity and inclusion.
  • This position supports business and compliance objectives by ensuring projects
    and programs are aligned with the organizations' goals and strategies and follows client's Global Engineering and PMO guidelines.
  • This position will report to the site Associate Director, Project Management of the LiFE Program, and is expected to be on site full time.
  • Manage and lead cross-functional project and/or program teams.
  • Lead team meetings and ensure that meeting agendas and minutes are issued in a timely manner.
  • Drives the development and accomplishment of full-scale plans, timelines, costs and resource estimates with input from all required departments.
  • Ensure benefits, scope, goals, assumptions, and deliverables are well defined and understood by the team and stakeholders.
  • Addresses risks, decisions and issues by documenting, communicating or escalating to appropriate governance.
  • Ensure that communications between teams, functional management, senior management, and executive leadership are handled in an efficient, effective, and timely fashion.
  • Drive consistency in project management tools and templates in line with the client's PMO best practices.
  • Generate project charters and change controls and get those through the approval/completion cycle.
  • Proactively manage changes in scope, budget, identify potential issues and devise contingency plans, escalate potential impact on plans and timelines, and ensure execution to closure.
  • Foster high performance teamwork and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Responsible for capture and communication of key learnings between existing and future project teams taking advantage of available knowledge management tools.
  • Negotiates and agrees with all pertinent parties, to ensure that adequate resources are in place to meet the project's goals and timeline.
  • Assures compliance with client's current GMP, procedures and corporate guidelines.
  • Demonstrate leadership, team skills, self-confidence and effective decision making throughout the project.
  • Be friendly and approachable.

Required Skills:
  • B.S. Or B.A. In Engineering, Pharmacy, supply chain, science or technical disciplines, or an allied business function.
  • High understanding of Pharma or life sciences manufacturing processes, cGMP practices, regulatory health authority CMC requirements.
  • 10 years relevant work experience in Life Science/Pharma/BioPharma manufacturing industry and project management.
  • At least 5 years of Project Management experience with Technology Transfers projects preferable experience with Aseptic Drug Product Technology Transfers.
  • PMP or similar professional certification highly desirable.
  • Lean sigma knowledge and expertise is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency with project management and Microsoft tools, e.G., Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint.
  • Advanced critical reasoning, negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills must be able to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with high level of accountability.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment.
  • High organization skills with ability to multi-task several objectives in parallel.
  • People and project management skills.

This 12+month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.Com


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