Sr Project Manager - Pharma

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/30/2020 9:51 AM)
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A successful Project Manager/Sr Project Manager candidate will be accountable to support all the programs within our company portfolio.  This individual will successfully lead a team to execute the plans against the project timelines, finances, and commitments. This individual will be responsible to communicate the project plans and learnings across the organization to drive further program development within clinical and R&D. 

The candidate will be responsible for directing and mentoring a dynamic team (dotted line), on a wide spectrum of activities to better navigate the multi-faceted product development / clinical process and product management lifecycle.  We also encourage our project managers to continue to optimize programs while leading cross functional teams through innovation to commercialization. 

Project Managers will manage different aspects of our projects: scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources.


  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
  • Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them
  • Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects
  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Communicating with executives to keep the project aligned with their goals
  • Establish governance on the project throughout development to maintain expected standards
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed
  • Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Provide matrix management for all project teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant scientific discipline
  • Minimum seven years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, extremely resourceful and ability to work efficiently on a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, technical writing
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve issues with minimal guidance
  • Knowledge of FDA and international regulations and GxP guidelines
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline


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