Sr. Project Manager
Company: Alcami Corporation
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Think Different. Do Different. Be Different.
Alcami is a world-class contract development and manufacturing
organization (CDMO). We are a team of dynamic individuals committed
to developing life-saving drugs around the world. A mindset of
innovation, accountability and customer focus inspires us to be the
most efficient, safe and reliable choice for our customers and the
patients they serve. In return, we offer challenging careers,
accelerated professional growth and the opportunity to be part of
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS: RALIEGH, CHARLESTON, WILMINGTON & MORE MARKET
COMPETITIVE WAGES FLEXIBLE WORK COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
STARTING DAY ONE
The Sr. Project Manager is an essential partner with the Operations
and the site leadership team and is accountable for driving results
in a dynamic environment by driving projects to completion. The
Project Manager has a strong scientific and technical understanding
of Alcami services with the ability to effectively interact and
communicate directly with highly educated, innovative industry
thought leaders. The Project Manager leads cross-functional project
teams to deliver against contracted commitments and timelines . The
Project Manager must have in depth knowledge of a product lifecycle
through the regulatory phases from pre-clinical to
commercialization to identify and propose the necessary activities
to achieve successful regulatory approval. This role includes
assessing the scope of services in the contract and developing
project plans, directing project activities, tracking project
status, and serving as the primary point of contact for all
customer communications. The position requires superior leadership
behaviors of the Alcami core competencies and non-negotiables, as
well as expertise in functional competencies included in this
profile. In addition, this role requires the ability to lead and
influence multi-disciplinary project teams meeting standards in a
GMP environment, and demonstrated skills and abilities in critical
thinking, problem solving, detail and results orientation, managing
multiple and sometimes competing priorities and excellent verbal
and written communication.
Establishes, leads and manages a project team of technical and
scientific team members to deliver against contracted commitments
and timelines for Alcami services.
Assesses the scope of services included in the contract and creates
a detailed timeline outlining actions, deliverables and risks.
Identifies and requests resources, including technical and
scientific resources required to execute the project from
functional areas (i.e. operations, formulation development,
analytical development, quality, engineering, etc.).
Reviews the contract scope and project schedule with the project
team to identify gaps, risks and additional proposed services that
may be required to successfully execute the project.
Communicates to the Sales and Business Development Manager any
required items that are out of scope and may require amendment to
Leads the project kick-off meeting with the customer introducing
the team and presenting the scope, timeline, risks and proposed
Leads project team activities and actions, monitoring progress
against the established timelines and providing regular updates to
the internal stakeholders and customers. Leverages own technical
and scientific knowledge to recognize and manage activities at risk
to exceed timeframes or scope of the contract.
Resolves conflict by providing proactive escalation of project or
customer relationship issues to internal stakeholders and provides
a proposed corrective course of action. Manages the response and
action plan with the customer to resolve conflict.
Maintains accurate timelines, monitors forecasted revenue, and
tracks and manages GMP documentation through Master Control, the
Company's validated electronic document management system. Updates
site files used to calculate and display project metrics such as
Right First Time, On Time Delivery and Schedule Adherence.
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility to monitor, forecast and
calculate the profitability of the assigned project(s).
Generates change orders and works closely with Business Development
Managers to generate new proposals for additional work associated
with the project.
Serves as main point of contact for the customer for all project
related activities and issues, including any questions or disputes
related to invoices.
Partners with the Director of Project Management to implement
improvements to the Project Management processes and systems.
Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other
relevant company training requirements.
Education And Experience
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline required. Master's
CMO or CDMO experience preferred.
Prior experience in a customer-facing role required.
Formal project management training or certification preferred.
8 years of related pharmaceutical or biotech experience
5 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams in a
service business required.
Ability to independently manage projects of any size, scope and
Ability to coach and provide direction to less experienced project
Decision Making And Supervision Required
Uses professional concepts and company policies and SOPs to solve a
broad range of difficult problems.
Determines methods and procedures, including new assignments and
the work of others.
Up to 10% travel required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use
hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk
or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit. The
employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up
to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet with
periods of higher noise elevations when present in warehouse or
manufacturing areas. The employee may be required to gain access to
lab personnel via general lab or manufacturing areas only for work
discussions or follow-up or be required to tour clients through the
various facilities. The employee is required to wear the
appropriate personal protective equipment to perform the job
duties. Such personal protective equipment may include, but not
limited to: safety eyewear, various types of respirators/breathing
apparatus, lab coats, full protective body coverings, various types
of gloves, etc.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
What We Offer You:
Competitive salary with career advancement opportunities
Medical, dental and vision coverage from day one
401(k) with company match
Company paid vacation, holiday and sick-leave
Voluntary benefits including short & long-term disability, life,
accident, critical illness insurances
Diversity and Inclusion:
Alcami values diversity and we are c ommitted to creating an
inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions
are based on business needs, job requirements and individual
qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or
mental disability, past or present military service, marital
status, gender identification or expression, medical condition
(including genetic characteristics) or any other protected
characteristic as established by law.
As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful
workplace, Alcami Corporation requires new hires to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully
vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna
vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson
vaccine. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for
medical or religious reasons should contact HR to complete a
request for accommodation form.
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