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Associate Project Manager - BioPharma

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leinster
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 03/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384191A

Associate Project Manager - BioPharma

This role is to provide focused program management services to pharmaceutical development programs. The objective of the Project Manager role is overall responsibility for the coordination and management of designated GMP projects by monitoring project status, timelines and budgets. He/she acts as the primary liaison between the client, business development, and the project team facilitating the flow of information between all parties.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provides oversight and coordination of client portfolio. Provides oversight to internal departments and external clients to ensure the project requirements are understood, agreed and followed always, this requires negotiating and real-time decision making with the client.
  • Facilitates the flow information to all stakeholders (Client, Labs, QC, QA, Sample Management and Business Development). Consults and utilizes, where appropriate, the scientific input of laboratory management and technical staff to assist the client with management projects.
  • Operational Project Management: Shipment inspection review, Login authorization, login verification, COA set up, QA submission. Stability Studies- review and set up of stability launches, monitor stability pull reports, organise pull check outs. Sample disposal approvals. Shipment organization. Cumulative stability reports. Maintain and Monitor KPI metrics: TATs, Invalids, Data trending, Reference material / control trending. Deviation/Investigation metrics.
  • Manage Forecast of activities - new work / projects. Manage contracts (FTE, Fixed Price, Unit cost) and budget for pass-through costs. Manage contracts.
  • Prepare and Manage Client communication: Emails, Telecons, Face to Face meetings, Business review meetings (agendas, metrics, meeting preparation - presentations).
  • Manage Internal communication - Labs, Sample Management, QC, QA
  • Prepares Documents: specifications, protocols, reports. Assures compliance with all relevant guidelines.
  • Responsible for projections and accurate invoicing - coordinates with finance for all billing and invoicing for the client's portfolio of projects.
  • Consults with BD and finance staff during initial protocol review on standard services and costs, supporting RFP feasibility assessments. Advises on possible solutions if needed. Drafts responses for proposals.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification, ideally Biochemistry
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Superior time management, planning, and organisational skills
  • Competent with specific computers and enterprise applications, including office productivity
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Demonstrated compliance with procedures and policies
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a stressful environment
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Project Management in a GMP Lab environment
  • Strong client relationship management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-level teams

For additional information on this and similar positions, please contact Kathryn on 016455250 or email