CMO Project Manager - 12 - 24 month secondment
4 Year College/University Degree with Technical, Science or Business degree with requisite experience.
5 years in Product Supply, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Procurement, or other operations-related role (ideally in an external supply environment) including a minimum of 2 years' experience in project management.
Project Management Institute Certification is preferred.
It is paramount that the Project Manager display be extremely well-structured and able to clearly document and archive project documentation.
The Project Manager is required to provide clear communication and at times render complex subjects in a simple, clear manner.
Responsible and accountable for the timely and efficient development and launch of CMO Projects which require management of multi-functional teams (QA, Manufacturing Science / Technical, Regulatory Affairs, Analytical, Packaging Engineering, Supply Chain, Artwork operations etc.) and which usually involve multiple markets and potentially multiple third party contractors.
The types of projects to be managed include (but are not limited to) Manufacturing Process Transfers, Analytical Method Transfers, Cost Reduction Projects (linked to manufacturing process or packaging changes), and Process Improvement (for compliance or efficiency reasons).
The CMO Project Manager is responsible and accountable to deliver on the project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle, including:
Project initiation & Planning Develop and implement business case, budgeting, project planning;
Project Execution and Monitoring Driving project timelines, risk management, leading contingency planning and the escalation process when necessary;
Project Reporting & Documentation All project planning related documentation such as schedules, protocols, meeting minutes must be stored and retrievable as well as all documentation of technical activities such as reports, investigations;
Project Compliance Project activities must comply to GxP if appropriate as well as internal Quality Modules and Standards;
- Project Close Handover to operations, project performance assessment and post-launch review.
- Project Communication:The CMO Project Manager acts as the single point of contact (SPOC) across all stakeholders (internal and external) related to the project and is required to develop an appropriate communication plan.
- On-time, On-budget, Quality: Key deliverables are to meet project objectives in regard to scope, timing, cost and quality and pro-actively manage stakeholders.
- High-Performance Team Management: The role of the project manager is critical to ensure a high-performing cross-functional collaboration within the project team.
- The Project Manager is also responsible to champion the user of the appropriate and standardized Project Leadership Methodologies.
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