Sr Project Manager, Biologics Contract Manufacturing
Publication date:20 March 2023
Place of work:Biotech Innovation Park, 2543 Lengnau BE
from life-saving medicines to lab essentials to next-generation instruments. Our Operations team leverages our PPI (Practical Process Improvement Business System) to manufacture and produce these products and continuously improve productivity and quality all while contributing to our Mission - to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity for continual growth and learning in a culture that empowers your development. With revenues of more than $40 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Location: Lengnau (BE), 1 day Home-Office
Your key responsibilities:
Plan and deliver all stages of the project within a matrix organization supporting the introduction of new products for cGMP manufacturing, process validation and clinical and commercial resupply programs.
Be customer centric and understand the Customer's needs
Resolve project team issues and facilitate decision making within the team. Drive progress to completion to the required standard (both internally and with the customer).
Communicate regularly with the business, technical and customer teams. Track and report on critical program achievements. Lead progress, issues, and risks.
Track and manage the financial aspects of the project including milestone payments, pass through costs and FTE estimates to ensure that we are timely and on budget.
Consistently use all standard project management tools and templates in each customer program.
BSc in a relevant scientific field. Higher education (Graduate degree, MBA) is recommended.
Certification highly desirable (PMP, Six Sigma, or equivalent).
Requires at least 8 years related experience in the industry.
A proven experience (5 years minimum) in a project management role, preferably responsible for customer programs in a contract manufacturing organization with significant business impact.
Familiarity with pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical product lifecycles and experience leading sophisticated, cross-functional programs is recommended.
Demonstrated success using excellent technical, organizational and time management skills to deliver projects to meet all customer expectations.
Proven experience in project management including timeline & potentially budget management, communication plans, proactive risk prevention, action tracking and project plans.
Open to challenge and to be challenged on ideas and opinions as part of a collaborative decision-making process.
Strong knowledge of GMP
Good understanding of Process Development
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Able to comprehend and interpret technical and business documents and apply to appropriate actions
Solid understanding of financial analysis, forecasting, tracking, and reporting for projects vs. the allocated budgets
Able to communicate with all levels in small and large group settings and influence actions and drive results within a matrix environment
Able to lead teams in a high paced, rapidly changing environment while maintaining order and a larger picture perspective
Able to interact and communicate with internal and external senior management and explain topics/decisions in the appropriate context
Excellent communication skills
Proficient with MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word
Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.
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