The Manager, Project Management leads the technology transfer for clinical &/or commercial vaccine, biotherapeutic, and rare disease drug substances and products. The Manager, Project Management has the responsibility for complex projects or for areas of large projects and/or programs by providing significant day-to-day project management and leadership direction and contributes to the identification and planning of broader objectives.
Provides leadership in the development of strategic planning efforts for site master planning and new product conceptual studies.
Lead complex projects that are critical to site business plans and product launches.
Evaluates and defines approach for project execution.
Interfaces with various Pfizer site locations, development organizations and key business partners.
Assumes full responsibility for a project, ensuring quality of all work carried out.
Preparation of comprehensive internal and external presentations encompassing all relevant areas of a project is required.
Has reached a high level of expertise in project management.
Demonstrates expertise in product lifecycle support that includes technology transfer, production, validation and / or commercialization of a biopharmaceutical drug substances and products and/or vaccines
Successfully interact effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization, including senior internal and/or external personnel on matters often requiring coordination between organizations
Facilitate solutions to complex problems which requires the use of ingenuity, innovation, and creativity
Displays strong initiative and commitment to the successful, on-time completion of projects
Produce high quality project reports and presentations
BS/MA minimum of 7 years' experience, MS minimum of 4 years' experience, Ph.D. up to 4 years' experience in a pharmaceutical environment supporting technology transfer, production, engineering or process development
Proven cross-functional exposure to at least two of the following areas: Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing, Quality or Materials Management, in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
Familiarity/experienced with technical transfer of vaccine and biotherapeutic products
Familiarity/experienced with biological CMC requirements
Understanding of commercial manufacturing requirements
Understanding of Right First Time and Lean manufacturing tools and strategies
Experienced project manager having demonstrated successful completion of major programs/projects as part of a team and/or in a project leadership role
Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities, meeting deadlines, and working well under pressure
Good verbal and written skills. Must be able to articulate issues and solutions to the team and upper management.
Good leadership and team building skills capable of leading diverse multidisciplinary teams.
Demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired
Position requirements are typical for an office-based work environment. There are no unusual requirements for this position.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL, OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
The role of Project Management Manager typically works a routine weekly work schedule but requires some travel, domestic and international. 5-10% travel may be required.
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