Job Description

Project Manager
Job Number: 21-11578
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Project Manager for our client in Summit, NJ.
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • An experienced and motivated Project Manager to join the Business Operations, Project Management Office (PMO) team to manage and optimize the Site projects to facilitate the manufacturing of CAR T products at the client site.
  • Plays a critical role in facilitating and guiding business planning, process governance, and management / decision-making to support CAR T manufacturing projects in partnership with the PMO Group and other Site-level functional groups.
  • Requires a willingness to play a very active, behind-the-scenes role to support business operations, portfolio decision-making, and project management.
  • Include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Project management, change management and risk management.
    • Effectively communicate project plans, timelines, risks, mitigation plans, etc. at a Site leadership level to facilitate fast-paced decision-making.
    • Work with project teams to understand timing, resource requirements, and scope.
    • Work with project sponsor to develop business case for additional resources as needed.
    • Create project timelines and Gantt charts to ensure visibility of project tracking.
    • Drive for data and risk-based decisions through-out project lifecycles.
    • Track team activities and timelines to ensure that the deliverables and milestones within the project plan are met.
    • Develop, publish, and maintain, agendas, minutes, and action logs. Participates and supports team meetings, projects, and strategic initiatives as necessary.
    • Work with project teams to identify roadblocks, identify solutions, and escalate for resolution / recommendation.
    • Prepare, distribute and present project status reports to project team members and management.
    • Assist in developing and promoting an organic project management capability at the Manufacturing site over time, including embedding standard project management tools.
    • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives and special projects as assigned.
    • Assist with monthly Site reporting of goals and KPIs, reviews, and meeting preparations in partnership with PMO team as needed.
    • Assist with management of  PMO SharePoint hub, and support the  PMO & CAR T community with Site / Project Status communication as needed.
Required Qualifications:
  • Required: 5-7 years of experience in portfolio development, project portfolio management, and/or portfolio operations in pharma operations setting. Desired: PMP certification.
  • Experience in PM, engineering, finance, OE, Lean Six Sigma, supply chain, pharma manufacturing operations, and business analytics a plus.
  • Masters and/or Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Operations, or Technical discipline.
  • Experience collaborating on teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Experience managing capital projects, tech transfers, and/or regulatory projects a plus.
  • This role requires strong pharma operations acumen as well as experience facilitating effective organization-wide processes and communication.
  • IT proficiency, including project & portfolio management tools, analytics, business intelligence tools, visual reporting applications, enterprise systems (e.g. SharePoint, MS Project, Power BI, Tableau, SAP, etc).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications a must; experience with Smartsheet a plus.
  • Adept communication skills including ability to summarize complex issues concisely and listen effectively to stakeholders to understand needs and challenges
  • Proven ability to innovate and drive processes and change in a cross-functional matrixed organization with multiple stakeholders and constituents
  • Highly collaborative with outstanding relationship management skills, high emotional intelligence
  • Strong initiative with the ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity and timelines simultaneously
  • Self-starter who identifies and helps solve problems, and can deal with ambiguity
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Team player mindset
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Jane Bautista
Jane Bautista | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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