4893 Project Manager IV
Provide leadership and project management for site driven projects such as facility modifications, new construction, and tech transfer.
Projects are primarily large and/or cross-functional in nature.
Manage elements for the construction phase including contractor on-boarding, construction supervision, change order negotiation and tracking, build review and punch-list management, turnover package review, and construction phase closure.
Support the evaluation and tracking of project change requests.
Help to drive decisions for acceptance or rejection of change requests.
Support evaluation and resolution of change orders for accuracy, suitability and value.
Manage safety issues that may arise according to the Company’s procedures.
Receive calls regarding project issues and communicate issues to appropriate team members for resolution.
Perform job walks to monitor construction progress and other issues identified in daily turnover meetings.
Participate in daily turnover meetings.
Ensure project activities are properly coordinated with shutdown coordination requirements.
Attend Project Management meetings.
Partner with internal clients such as Facilities, Quality, Automation, Process Engineering, and Manufacturing to optimize project evaluation, prioritization, and execution.
Plan, coordinate, facilitate, and document project team meetings including agendas, attendance, minutes, decisions, and action logs.
Develop and implement effective communication plans.
Drive information flow to stakeholders through regular reporting and communication.
Develop and maintain required documentation through all project phases in approved formats and in accordance with existing information management systems.
Develop and implement metrics for project execution.
Create and drive timelines to keep projects on schedule.
Identify significant activities, resources, and milestones.
Analyze critical path, identify potential risks, and facilitate resolution.
Deliver projects on schedule.
Provide decision support and recommendations to select best options.
Communicate proactively with stakeholders and senior management regarding progress, issues and plans for resolution.
Ensure project compliance with the Company’s policies, standards and best practices.
Experience with all phases of the project lifecycle including initiation, design, construction, commissioning/validation, and closure.
FDA and cGMP experience.
General knowledge of applicable building codes and related regulations.
Proven ability to drive projects to completion against budget and schedule constraints.
Skilled in project management methods, tools, and reporting.
Proficient in leadership, facilitation, conflict management, decision making, teamwork, and influence management.
Ability to define problem statement clearly and accurately and apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify data-driven root causes.
Innovative and effective in solution development, risk mitigation, and execution.
Superb verbal and written communication skills.
Must clearly communicate complex ideas to varied audiences that include engineers, scientists, technicians, and executives.
BS in Engineering, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, or other relevant technical field from an accredited university.
Project management training or certifications are recommended.
A minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience as a project manager preferably for a biotech or pharmaceutical plant.
Minimum requirements include experience within a regulated environment and project management in a pharmaceutical company, architectural and engineering firm.