Project Manager (322)
Milford, Massachusetts, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Other
Equal Opportunity Employer
*2 year contract
Purpose of the Position:
The Project Manager will be dedicated to and responsible for managing (one specific client) Client-Avecia programs. The Project Manager is responsible for leading project teams, developing and executing project plans in accordance with Avecia's policies and procedures. The Project Manager is the primary contact for Business Development Managers as well as for Client. The Project Manager will work closely with all relevant departments within Avecia to ensure projects are delivered in a manner that meets both Avecia's and Client's needs.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Follow applicable Standard Operating and Business Policy Procedures for Project Management Responsibilities
Ensure project teams / representatives perform appropriate procedural assessments
Ensure that a project plan is maintained and all tracking mechanisms are completed (Service Revenue, QUOTIF, Stage Gate Reviews, Change Orders, Project Steering Committee inputs and Post Event Reviews)
Identify and escalate scope change, resource and schedule conflicts
Through interaction with Quality Assurance, ensure all aspect of Quality System and CGMP are actively addressed in compliance with the appropriate regulatory an internal standards
Ensure appropriate documentation (minutes, emails, etc.) that captures critical information is disseminated to all applicable individuals in a timely manner.
Ensure communication is performed in a timely and sensitive manner, especially regarding any adverse events that may occur.
Provide finance with timely invoices according to proposal & change order milestones and monthly revenue recognition updates
The Project Manager must be willing to travel to Client offices in Cambridge MA no less than one day per week.
Work with Business Development to review new proposals and to also capture any scope creep/change orders as needed.
Participate in project process improvements
Participate with other departments in the development and project management of activities to enable the department to improved its support to the business and in a changing environment
Job Knowledge Required:
B.S. degree with 2+ years of Project Management experience
Knowledge of bulk API manufacturing and/or strong background in CGMP contract manufacturing
Highly experienced with MS Office Suite, especially MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability to achieve results through a matrix management structure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is preferred