Apply Sr. Project Manager Job Post Index 229D82-Sy## Location Virtual, US Description: DescriptionResponsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with company strategy, commitments and goals. Oversees initiating, planning, and executing Cell Therapy Development and Operations (CTDO) projects with end to end remit, specifically from early development through launch support. Manage critical projects in support of specific product programs. This includes partnering with the project leads to identify scope, work, and project strategy.Developing detailed project plans in support of the project scope and cross-functional stakeholders. Works closely with the drug product CMC Project Leads and functional PMs in order to coordinate and organize the deliverables associated with the CTDO product programs. Will also work closely with functional leadership and representatives to ensure alignment and coordination across CTDO priorities. Assisting in the development of business analysis for projects and programs is in scope as is helping teams to define processes, criteria, etc. in order to support key decisions.Responsible for using CTDO PMO best practices, tools and templates.Partner with project and work stream leads to successfully achieve project objectives inclusive of program assets and strategic initiatives.Apply project management expertise across the portfolio for standard and complex projects, managing multiple projects in parallel. Provide strong team leadership and drive to ensure projects are executed on-time and within budgetFacilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables Create project plans; scope, work, resources, scheduling, etc.Maintain project objectives through project lifecycleMonitor execution and quality to customer/stakeholder/sponsor standardsIdentify and resolve issues and risksReport on project progress, offer viable solutions and opportunities as they ariseImplement appropriate project change controlManage resources to make sure schedule is on trackFacilitate all project team meetings; attend related project team meetings as necessary to ensure alignment Evaluate and assess result of projectProvide structure and leadership across departments to ensure team meets project objectivesWork with internal and external stakeholders to manage project deliverables, e.g. CMO’s, Supply Chain, etc.Champion innovative project management tools to support programs; identify and drive project management and portfolio solutions across Pipeline and Product Lifecycle Strategy (PPLS). Skills: QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Life Sciences related discipline; ORAdvanced degree in Life Sciences related discipline and/or an MBA strongly preferred.7+ years’ experience in bio tech/life sciences project management.Project management qualification achieved or planned to achieve (i.e. Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent).Proficiency with related software tools such as: MS Project, OnePager, SmartSheets, MS PPT, MS Excel, etc.Strong knowledge of biopharma industry.Familiarity/experience with end to end CMC drug development.Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.Ability to work cross-functionally, with matrixed teams; maintaining strong business partner relationships.Strong leadership skills and executive presence; ability to positively influence outcomes.Expertise in conflict resolution.Cell Therapy experience preferred.Experience in cellular therapy is preferred.Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.Demonstrated leader with the breadth of professional experience and the drive to work with both internal and external partners to define and implement effective project management plans. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and cross-functional organization, against tight deadlines, and with world-class partners, suppliers and business leaders alike.