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Project Manager Senior - (JP9969)

Holly Springs, NC · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Project Manager Senior - (JP9969)
Location: Holly Springs, NC. 27450
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: CIDA Design and Innovation
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes:  Hybrid (remote and onsite). Work can be performed primarily remotely. Some travel may be required per project needs
Posting Date:  03/17/2022

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

Job Description:
  • Manages one or more complex tactical/strategic projects during the startup of a Drug Substance operation.
  • Responsible for project delivery within scope, quality, time, and cost parameters. Responsibilities may include management of all phases of the projects life cycle.
  • Lead requirements/scope definition, team formation and resources planning, schedule development, identification of risks and development of the change management and communications plan.
  • The PM will also oversee project execution through closure; managing schedule, resources, budget, risks, stakeholders, and communication at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Coordinates and directs the activities of project team members.
  • Ensures all project requirements and/or objectives are documented.
  • Regularly interacts with management. May be responsible for cross-functional teams.

Why is the Position Open?
Team need.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
1. Expertise running medium to large scale projects for GMP Tech Transfer / Operational Readiness
2. Biopharmaceutical Drug Substance manufacturing experience/understanding
3. Strong analytical and communication skills across organizational levels (workstream – senior management)
4. Strong MS Project, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills
5. Tactical and Strategic thinking

***Smartsheet and MS teams a plus
***PMP a plus

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Lead overall Operational Readiness planning and execution during site start up
  • Cross-functional integration of workstreams
  • Maintain tasks, action items, risk registry, minutes and KPI metrics
  • Collaborate a long a wide variety of Leads and Project Managers for Construction, Tech Transfer, Process Equipment, Talent Strategy, Commissioning, and Digital Manufacturing
  • Provide project updates on a regular basis at multiple project forums.
  • Expertise running medium to large scale projects within a matrix organization.
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes, methodologies and best practices.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communications skills across organization levels.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions.
  • Strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills.
  • Understanding of sharing and collaboration tools and systems (ie Smartsheets).

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will have a unique opportunity to support and lead several aspects of the startup of a new Drug Substance manufacturing facility, impacting the whole operation, and collaborating with multiple workstreams throughout the project lifecycle (ie Construction, Commissioning, Tech Transfer, Quality, Supply Chain, etc). In the role, will also help client build our most advanced Drug Substance manufacturing facility, creating ~400 jobs in the coming years. This is a significant growth opportunity.

Red Flags:
Looking for an operations project manager *NOT* a construction industry worker

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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