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Associate Project Management – REMOTE - (JP9221)

West Greenwich, RI · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Project Management – REMOTE - (JP9221)
Location: West Greenwich, RI. 02817 (100% Remote)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Media, Chemicals and Excipients
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 10/05/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Project Management for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
The External Supply (ES) project manager for Media, Chemicals, and Excipients (MCE) will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams in new raw material onboardings, life-cycle management projects, and continuous improvement initiatives. This will require working closely with both raw material suppliers as well as internal network functions within Operations including: Supply Chain, Quality, Process Development, Manufacturing, Global Strategic Sourcing and Finance. This is a unique opportunity for top professionals to join our international organization, as a pioneer and leader in the development and commercialization of life-changing medicines.

Activities may include analyzing opportunities, project management (scoping, chartering, and strategy), process improvement, and change management activities. Beyond execution of day-to-day activities, standardization and continuous improvement are integral to our Operational Excellence culture and an expectation for this stimulating and challenging role.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of tools within MS Office, MS Project, Smartsheet, ThinkCell, and other software programs
  • Strong organizational skills, strategic networking, self-motivation, collaboration and flexibility.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Manage multiple cross-functional raw material onboarding, life cycle management, and operational excellence projects of medium to high complexity to ensure raw material supply assurance.
  • Oversee the activities of all operations aspects involved in onboarding and operational excellence projects to ensure raw material supply assurance.
  • Partner with internal and external cross functional teams, manage onboarding related meetings, minutes, action items, escalations and drive decision making process
  • Coordinate creation of/updating and archiving of onboarding related documents
  • Project management of resource planning, generating and reporting metrics/ KPIs and presentation materials for management reviews and governance meetings
  • Responsible for building project plans and team assignments using Gantt charts, estimating project cost and adhering to budget, directing and monitoring work efforts daily, identifying resource needs, performing business quality reviews, and escalating functional, quality, timeline and cost issues appropriately.
  • Utilize project management processes, software and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet internal and external customer expectations.
  • Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact scope, budget, risk and resources of the work being managed.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects that deliver measurable gain in quality, efficiency and alignment within client. Apply the knowledge, skills, tools of project management / Operational Excellence (OE) to ensure optimal execution of projects and continuous improvement initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors or masters degree and at least 2 YOE.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will work with the external supply team and will gain cross-functional experience and build relationships with suppliers to resolve problems.

Red Flags:
  • Unable to work remotely.
  • No tech savvy

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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