Senior Project Manager

Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Posted: 07/07/2020 Job Number: JN -072020-4480

Job Description

Our Client, a global life sciences organization, is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join its Santa Monica, CA operations.

Job Description

Specific Responsibilities & Skills for the Position:
The Project Manager is responsible for providing project management (PM) support for the Process Development Global Business Operations group efforts.

Essential Functions

The position will consist of the following main duties:
Coordinating/facilitating meetings across Process Development and Technical Operations for projects and development in progress business processes
Assist with tracking and collaborating with stakeholders to successfully fulfill critical milestones
Schedule cross-functional and cross-site CMC alignment meetings with key stakeholders
Project management of multiple project work-streams
Assist with the development and management of PM materials for work-streams
Collaborate with key stakeholders to successfully align and incorporate business processes into the existing CMC framework
Assist with the maintenance and updating of user manuals, roadmaps, and training materials
Ensure project work complies with established practices, policies, and processes
Support other department projects where necessary
Contribute to department initiatives


Bachelor s or Master s degree in the life sciences, chemical/biochemical engineering
2+ years of relevant project management experience in the biopharmaceutical industry of in a lab setting
Relevant experience with pharmaceutical CMC activities and/or cross-functional project management preferred
Business process development, continuous improvement, operational excellence and performance management skills
Familiar with Change Management and Risk Management
Strong communication skills written and verbal including oral presentation skills
Excellent organizational skills, be detail-oriented, capable of setting priorities, possess accurate analytical skills, and excellent writing skills
Proficient in Visio, PowerPoint and MS Office
Ability to interact with multiple layers of the organization with demonstrated success initiating change and influencing at all levels

About Vivo

Having been in business since 2006, Vivo is a full-service recruiting and consulting company, specializing on mid to senior level technology resources. Our brand promise is simple: we get people. We get that our clients don t want to waste time, and that our candidates and employees thrive when given honest feedback and an opportunity to grow.

Whether you re onsite at our Pleasanton headquarters or working for one of Vivo s clients the best brand names out there our promise to you is unwavering: we will treat you like you are our most important employee.

Do you think you get people get what they really need, and get how to deliver? We re not perfect but we re accountable. We re not in 32 countries, but we are in the heart of it all. So, if you are looking for a flexible, fun and high-energy work environment, along with the opportunity to work with some of the world s technology leaders, we can t wait to talk to you.

Vivo We Get People!

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