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Project Manager-Must have Pharmaceutical domain background - United States  

PerkinElmer (company)

Posted on : 14 May 2017

Project Description

Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Location : West Point PA US
Job Description :

PerkinElmer is a global technology leader driving growth and initiative in the Environmental and Human Health Science markets. The company is a leading force in the development, production, marketing, servicing, and support of laboratory instrumentation and ancillary services throughout the world.

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: West Point, PA
Type of Assignment: Fulltime
Job Description:
Job Purpose:
  • To lead, manage and provide planning and execution direction in multiple, variable scale Computer System Validation and Instrument Qualification Projects on a global basis, while contributing in process development, improvement and implementation, as well as new business development support.
  • Cross training for all other One Source Professional Services projects expected.
Core Job Duties:
  • Manage and drive quality, objectives, planning, and implementation of the projects including definition of the technical requirements. 
  • Assurance of project’s compliance aspects based on project’s and business requirements. 
  • Setting timelines, milestones and budgets.   
  • Monitoring progress of activities and budget against project plan. 
  • Determining, and ensuring appropriate action upon critical path tasks. 
  • Driving decision making, inside and outside of the team.
  • Identifying and ensuring resolution of conflicts and problems.
  • Continuously seeking process improvement. 
  • Ensuring quality and compliance throughout the development process. 
  • Ensuring scope consistency of project throughout the development process. 
  • Establishing agreed risk management plan. 
  • Establish and maintain clear communication channels to provide full transparency throughout the project.
  • Establish and lead the internal operational team and customer facing operational team of project stakeholders to meet, review, and report on all aspects of project specific action items.
  • Adherence to all relevant regulations and guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Business Management;
  • Master’s in Business Management preferred.
  • PM certification (CAPM, PMI, PMP, PRINCE2) recommended. 
  • Mandatory after 1 year in position.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in an FDA regulated industry, particularly in a Quality Assurance department, preferred
  • Experience with SDLC, system validation, instrument qualification a plus
  • Project Management or Process Development experience.
  • Highly organized and motivated. 
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, with high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, experience with customer interaction.
  • Ability to influence cross functional teams and various levels of professionals.
  • Proven operational strength to visualize, identify and implement processes. 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities with a strong bias for action.
  • Track record of developing, executing, and driving planned initiatives.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; MS Project a plus.

Benefits at PerkinElmer

Competitive base salary and incentive compensation plan / Job training and professional development / Comprehensive benefits package / Paid time off and holidays / Tuition reimbursement plan / 401(k) with match