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Project Manager

Chelsea, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Project Management
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Position Summary:

The Project Management function is responsible for managing the non-technical aspects of projects for the Sterile, Respiratory and Analytical Development and Services capability. This includes ensuring on time and on budget delivery of projects and acting as a focal point between customers and our technical team.

This position is responsible for managing activities for a portfolio of projects through leading analytical development and/or manufacturing project teams (and other project teams as designated). This position is the main point of customer contact for project related activities and involves managing the execution of the customer's requirements as per an agreed upon program of activities. He/she is responsible for overall project knowledge and execution according to agreed upon deliverables and timeline. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.

The Role:
  • Ensure meeting minutes, agendas, timelines, trackers and other tools are utilized to the benefit of the customer project
  • Assist Business Development in maintaining customer relationship and ensuring "return business" by communicating to customers, ensuring customer visits go off as planned and establishing the PM as the advocate for the customer
  • Collaborate with other groups, activities necessary to ensure project requirements are met.
  • Utilize Catalent tools and templates, as applicable, to manage project.
  • Develop, coordinate, and track contractual specific client projects through the entire project life cycle.
  • Monitor and report progress of projects within agreed timelines ensuring technical and financial goals are met.
  • Consult and advise upper management on project status and report issues that may affect ultimate results.
  • Prepare verbal reports and presentations on project progress as needed.
  • Evaluate, highlight, and escalate unresolved issues, potential barriers to project progression, and resources constraints to supervisor.
  • Coordinate the revision of Standard Operating Procedures, Batch records, and other site-specific documents for the clients.
  • Follow up and ensure that incident reports are closed in a timely manner and that the clients are notified within 24 hours of the occurrence of the incident.
  • All other duties as assigned.

The Candidate:
  • Bachelor's degree in a life science or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in Project Management.
  • Experience within the Pharmaceutical industry, particularly with inhalation technologies, strongly preferred.
  • Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices in selecting techniques and solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and MS Project
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma / Lean / Operational Excellence principles
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks independently to meet tight timelines and shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrates dedication to documentation/data traceability and strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates appropriate safety consciousness.
  • Familiarity with Changepoint, WorkFront or MS Project.

Why you should join Catalent:
  • Opportunity to establish the PMO team in Boston
  • Autonomy to work and make independent decisions
  • Fast-paced, growing site and company
  • 19 days of PTO + 8 Paid Holidays
  • Competitive medical benefits

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

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