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Head of Project Management - Biopharma

Company: Bevov
Location: Longmont
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur client is -seeking a highly motivated and entrepreneurial applicant to join our team as a full-time Head for the Project Management Department responsible for developing, maintaining, and executing plans across the company within the Early-Stage Development & Testing business unit. This role requires an ability to interact with technical staff and consistently translate project activities across our teams into visible project plans. The successful candidate will be able to communicate project status and issues/risks across the site leadership team. This person will be responsible for implementing project management techniques including managing detailed project plans across multiple programs. This position is well suited for those that have demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills. Experience with early-stage drug development is highly preferred, including an understanding of GxP. This position supports the achievement of site operational objectives, drives strategic growth opportunities in alignment with business unit and company goals, and serves on the site leadership team. - This position reports to the Vice President and Site Director.Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage assigned project managers to ensure the development of the PM activities and timelines and ensure proper integration and alignment of managed projects across the business unit.
  • Provide direction and oversight to cross-functional project teams. Plan, lead and facilitate regular cross-functional project team meetings. Develop detailed task lists and work effort assessments and short and long-term resource allocation plans based on input from all key players and team members.
  • Develop standards, processes, and tools used for effective project scheduling and to set and manage quality targets.
  • Perform project management functions for assigned projects, ensuring project goals, timeframe, accountability, and budget are achieved.
  • Continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet deliverables and milestones.
  • Develop, lead, and implement continuous improvement for assigned projects and programs.
  • Act as the key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client management issues; gain approval and support from senior management across the organization for the plan.
  • Develop relationships with subject matter experts (SMEs) and leverage SMEs' knowledge to resolve new challenges.
  • Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs, providing performance feedback to team members' respective supervisors.
  • Aid in the development and maintenance of key project performance indicators for client specified metrics, ensuring that the KPIs are within the scope of the project contract.
  • Define and manage project resource needs and establish succession plans for key resources.
  • Collaborate with departmental representatives to anticipate and identify project risks and develop action and resolution plans. Communicate issues and risks, develop plans to remove or mitigate them, and escalate as warranted. -
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels to provide accurate information to the leadership team.Qualifications
    • A bachelor's degree in Life sciences or related master's or other advanced degree is preferred. PMP certification is also highly preferred.
    • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in a pharmaceutical company/CDMO with 4+ years managing PM teams. - Experience with project management software systems. Familiarity with Smartsheet is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions independently.
    • Experience successfully managing teams, setting goals, managing performance, mentoring, and coaching. - A self-starter with the ability to make sound decisions about scheduling, manage priorities and work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Flexible during times of change with the ability to navigate and resolve ambiguity.
    • Must be results-driven and goal-oriented with the ability to anticipate potential problems and resolve them before cost and schedule are impacted.
    • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate within cross-functional teams and with upper management. -
    • Ability to comprehend the Company's overarching strategic approach to understand and addresses inter-dependencies within projects.
    • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment. Openly shares knowledge/information needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.BenefitsHowever, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills and experience of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. This position includes a competitive benefits package. -

Keywords: Bevov, Longmont , Head of Project Management - Biopharma, Executive , Longmont, Colorado

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