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Associate Project Management (JP7718)

West Greenwich, Rhode Island · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Project Management (JP7718)
Location: West Greenwich, Rhode Island 02817 AND Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Duration: 14 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 22 September 2020
Note: Remote until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. WILL ACCEPT CANDIDATES FOR RHODE ISLAND AND THOUSAND OAKS, CA***
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Project Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:


Ideal Candidate-
  • Preferably experience in a Quality, Manufacturing or Supply Chain role.
  • Seeking a seasoned self-starter, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • This individual will be coordinating cross-functional team projects to ensure timely completion of project milestones.
  • This person will be leading projects that involve sourcing new raw materials, responding to raw material investigations, evaluating supplier change notifications, and implementing change controls.
  • Average Candidate - Bio pharma experience or background sector with solid Project Management and Quality Management skills and experience.
Job Details:
  • Leads cross-functional projects for raw material investigations, evaluation of supplier change notifications, sourcing, or other process improvements in the raw material domain.
  • Accountable for maintaining schedules, ensuring adequate resource allocation and escalating off-track performance to ensure no impact to raw material supply for client’s Manufacturing network.
  • In accordance with this responsibility, the individual will monitor the health of business performance through developing, maintaining and reporting business performance metrics across Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality and Financial domains.
  • Assists Category Lead(s) in coordination of activities to advance goals, projects and day-to-day inquiries in the raw material domain.

    Specific activities may include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating cross-functional support to advance quality investigations, supplier change notification management, and change control records per client quality management system.
  • Performance metric generation, assembly and reporting to monitor performance.
  • Collaborate with Category team to support specification development and/or revisions.
  • Conducting financial / forecasting analysis to quantify value of process improvements.
  • Coordinating meeting scope, agendas and content generation for routine business meetings with suppliers

    Specific skillsets and behaviors include but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be organized, reliable, and respond promptly to requests and able to perform and prioritize activities independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively capture detailed-oriented meeting minutes and manage knowledge asset repositories in Sharepoint.
  • Effective management of proprietary information is a must as this role will involve interaction with external parties (e.g. raw material suppliers).
  • Ability to perform financial analysis to quantify impact / benefit of raw material events and process improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability present data in an organized and logical manner, and communicate effectively

    Systems Proficiency (Must):
  • MS Office

    Systems Proficiency (Preferred):
  • SAP
  • Trackwise
  • Spotfire
Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Raw Material Management.
  • Business Performance Metric Measurement and Reporting.
  • Project Coordination.
  • biopharma experience needed.
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Effective advancement of raw material projects.
  • Metric measurement and reporting to facilitate monthly business review.
  • Effective collaboration with cross-functional teams to advance key initiatives.
  • Accurate business cases / opportunity assessment.
Employee Value Proposition:
Good exposure to broad interface between different organizations-manufacturing, quality, technical, etc. Will have exposure to external interfacing with supplier networks. Fast paced environment with tremendous learning opportunities.
Red Flags:
  • No experience managing raw materials.
  • No industry experience.
Interview Process:
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team

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