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Project Manager 9/20/2017

Alcami Corporation Charleston, SC

Company
Alcami Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1308
Location
Charleston, SC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
579564198

JOB DESCRIPTION

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What differentiates us at Alcami* Our people.

Help shape the future of medicine and join us we are a pharmaceutical contract development manufacturing organization (CDMO).

Alcami Corporation is the first company to offer a solution that is tailored to small and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. We offer a range of services from four distinct pillars: Development Services, Analytical Testing, Drug Product, and APIs. Beyond that, we can integrate our services so customers experience a simplified engagement with a single project management relationship, full visibility from development into manufacturing, and shorter turnaround times. With six locations in the U.S. and a global location in The Netherlands, the Alcami family is growing rapidly. Picture yourself at Alcami and apply today.

This position will be located in our Charleston, SC facility.

PROJECT MANAGER - DRUG PRODUCT

Summary:

Please check minimum qualifications below. This position is NOT in the IT or Engineering function.

The Project Manager will serve as the primary point of contact on our client s product development projects; coordinate project activities to ensure activities are completed on time and on budget; manage scope and communicate updates to the client; collaborate with functional departments and lead technical teams; and manage multiple projects concurrently.

Key Job Responsibilities:

* Establish overall Project Plan/Scope, individual work plans for each phase of the project, and request resources from all the appropriate departments;

* Form project teams and begins the project initiation process; educates Clients on processes and documentation;

* Effectively lead the project team (Project Leadership); resolve any internal project team issues and coordinate decision making within the team;

* Ensure project team understand project objectives, deliverables, timelines and tasks and are committed to meet or exceed plan; resolve resource constraints with appropriate individual(s);

* Build relationships with customers through frequent communication throughout the project and by ensuring their needs are met;

* Generate and review project timelines and deliverables status and promptly modify schedules or plans as required, notify client and internal stakeholders;

* Establish and communicate major milestones both internally and externally; discuss with team when escalation is required based on progress against deliverables/milestones;

* Confer with project team to outline work plans and to assess duties and responsibilities throughout project duration;

* Manage internal conflicting resource demands with the objective of keeping the project on track; effectively work with internal stakeholders to resolve any resource constraints;

* Facilitate regular team meetings with client and project team to review project activities and report status; communicate project challenges, scope changes, and timelines;

* Communicate out-of-scope activities to client and project team and how the activities will be addressed;

* Identify and track critical path/activities, risks, contingencies and alternatives; clearly communicate risks to client and/or key stakeholders;

* Utilize project management tools and templates; improve processes and coach team members;

* Provide technical advice (when appropriate) to project team and client; troubleshooting and direction as necessary;

* Lead business/project review meetings; support the client during onsite visits;

* Conduct project closeout and lesson learned meetings/activities;

* Identify project scope changes (vs original plan) for assessment by technical evaluation team; provide justification including additional resources / time;

* Cooperate with business functions on invoicing, revenue recognition, profitability, and other key financial metrics; provide financial forecast data to finance weekly for each assigned project;

* Support sales & business development efforts; involvement with proposal generation as needed;

* Provide input and feedback to Management on individual team member s performance.

Qualifications:

* BS or MS in a scientific discipline or Engineering with a minimum of 2 years working in a pharmaceutical development/manufacturing organization;

* Minimum of 2 years experience in project leadership role leading multi-disciplinary project teams in a service business;

* Sterile manufacturing experience strongly preferred

* Proven leadership skills with a customer service focus;

* Strong problem solving capabilities and strategic thinking;

* Excellent communication and organizational skills; attention to detail.

* PMP Certification preferred.

What we offer you:

* In Wilmington, an onsite Learning Center for working parents

* Profit sharing bonus plan

* Medical, dental and vision coverage from day one

* A menu of voluntary benefits including short & long term disability, life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurances

* Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take the time when you need it

* To complement your personal financial strategy, we also have 401(k) matching