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Project Manager, NPI/Biopharma - (JP10019)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Project Manager, NPI/Biopharma - (JP10019)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Drug Product Supply NPI/MES/Validation
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes:  Remote or onsite after COVID restrictions are lifted (up to the candidate)
Posting Date:  03/31/2022

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

Job Description:
  • Support the NPI Tech Transfer Lead with initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure of Commercial Drug Product NPI projects.
  • Supporting and ensuring successful cross-functional collaboration with multiple teams across the Drug Product network.
  • Driving results through cross-functional teams - Process Engineering, Site PD, Supply Chain, Operation, Quality, Regulatory etc.
  • Establishing project management tools, templates and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time, adhere to the highest quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Responsible for drafting, updating and monitoring project plans, identifying resource needs and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Work with the NPI Lead on coordinating communication with all areas of the business that impacts the scope, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of business processes related to the project management of new product introduction projects.

Why is the Position Open?
Planned Project.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Project Management (3 Years) and experience leading projects and putting together metrics
  • Please provide examples of projects on your resume
  • Strong 'can do' attitude and work ethic
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • PMP nice to have

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Supporting the NPI lead in successful planning, organizing and delivery of NPI projects
  • Managing NPI Project Plans
  • Utilizing project management experience and tools to evaluate, track and report on project performance.
  • Identify, drive and deliver on continuous improvement opportunities related to the project management of new product introduction projects.
  • Coordinating with stakeholders (on-site and cross network)
  • Facilitating NPI project delivery meetings

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
  • PMP nice to have with 3 YOE

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role with gain experience in new product introduction, biotech experience and drug products. They also network with different client sites and teams. There will be exposure to many business processes

Red Flags:
  • No project management experience and not qualified for the role
  • Negative attitude
  • Unprepared or unorganized
  • Not able to explain Employment gaps
  • Job hopping
  • Lack of achievements listed (Previous projects worked on)

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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