Job Details

  • Title: Project Manager
  • Code: RCI-50226-1
  • Location: New Brunswick, NJ 08903
  • Posted Date: 09/23/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

The candidate must be able to work onsite so local candidates only

Contingent Worker can be based in New Brunswick or Devens site

  • The Project Manager will be part of the Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MS&T) organization. The Project Manager will involve providing project management support for the critical complex technical projects with CMO i.e Complete tech transfer activities, including new stability studies to support expeditious filings and approvals.
  • The Project manager will also support Technical Product Teams (TPT). A TPT is a matrix team organized around a CLIENT commercial brand with an objective to deliver the brand’s CMC & technical strategy.
  • The TPT’s cross-functional team spans across Manufacturing Sciences & Technology (MS&T), regulatory, quality, analytical, and supply chain.
  • The successful candidate will support one or more lead technical projects (with a focus on API, DP & Packaging. 

Execute the Technical projects (tech transfer, process improvement, other lifecycle management initiatives):

  • Manage the project management of technical projects
  • Drive scenario planning for projects(with a focus on device, packaging & DP)
  • Develop detailed project timelines, resource plans, and charters
  • Create and manage project budgets
  • Deliver on-time project execution
  • Identify & facilitate resolution of risks and roadblocks

Build and sustain high-performing matrix & project teams:

  • Develop constructive relationships
  • Organize & facilitate effective meetings
  • Build team accountability & engagement

Deliver leadership engagement & alignment:

  • Communicate program & project status and escalate to deliver the results
  • Achieve governance endorsements
  • Leverage standard project management tools (tableau, microsoft project, PPM, etc.) & align with established business processes (charters, PMO, etc.)


  • BA/BS in a life science, engineering or other technical discipline 


  • A demonstrated track-record of success, accomplishments & delivering results
  • A minimum of 4 years of project management experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • Experience with Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls (CMC) and Packaging, Devices and Artwork desirable
  • Experience operating in a highly matrixed & cross-functional organization highly preferred
  • Contract manufacturing Organization experience is desirable
  • PMP certification is desirable. 

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity and complexity, and translate it into detailed project plans & on-time project execution
  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration, relationship building, and influencing without authority in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated excellence for verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills to manage a large book of work and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency & adaptability with relevant software tools (MS Project, Tableau, Sharepoint, etc.) 

Must haves:

  • Project management experience (prefer in Pharma/bio/consumer health industries)
  • Demonstrated track-record of success, accomplishments, & delivering results
  • Resumes which highlight specific accomplishments e.g.:
  • Successfully delivered a major project on time
  • Successfully implemented a major business process overhaul
  • Crisp, clean & concise resumes (e.g. 1-2 pages)