Project Manager

Location: North Carolina



Ideal Qualities

  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills who can translate client needs into actionable value-added projects/results
  • Willing to work hands-on, assist with building client libraries, learn from a mentor and become a mentor for others. 
  • Understands worldwide regulations 
  • Draws insights from projects and supplemental research to help drive new and existing growth. 
  • Ensures activities are efficient, optimized, and client-centric. 
  • Highly motivated and organized - solutions-oriented leader
  • Curious and adaptable - has the ability to transform knowledge into actionable activities
  • Able to produce results in a fast-paced, collaborative environment


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans including action plans, roles and responsibility matrix, project status reports, and related project documentation, incorporating technical and business/budget requirements.
  • Collaborate and foster engagement, coordinate internal resources, ensure resource availability and allocation, and maintain cross-functional integration and service to meet project objectives.
  • Minimize project risks, report and escalate to management as needed and manage relationships and expectations with all stakeholders to help drive performance and project success.
  • Monitor, track and measure project performance using appropriate tools/ techniques and manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Ownership for project team administration using MS Project and/or other systems to develop, update, and maintain documentation (project plans, agendas, minutes, action items/logs, monthly status reports, risk registers, core documents, etc.)


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience; PMP certification and/or capital project management a plus
  • Minimum of five years of successful project management experience in the life sciences industry (2 years out of the 5 years of experience to include direct reports and/or direct project management experience in a highly regulated work environment)
  • Highly effective client, interpersonal and project management skills to facilitate and influence diverse staff and management at all levels and present project details Proficiency with project management software, methodologies, techniques, and processes Ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities in a time-sensitive environment
  • Working Knowledge of FDA and related guidelines (i.e., ICH, GMP, GCP, etc)