Project Manager

Location: Cary, NC



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)