Associate Project Manager

Location: 

Baltimore (Bayview), MD, US, 21224


 

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I.    JOB SUMMARY 

An Associate Project Manager will work together with the Project Manager/ Sr. Project Manager to plan and execute projects to support Bayview business and its clients. The position includes identifying clients’ or stakeholders’ project needs and objectives, creating and detailing action plan and to successfully drive and complete project(s) for the site while maintaining a repository to store project related reports and documents.

 

II.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    Work together with Sr. Project Manager/ Project Manger to plan and execute projects 
•    Support Sr Project Manager/ Project Manager in departmental best practices and perform other duties as assigned/required
•    Responsible for direct engagement with external/internal clients and stakeholders (effective communication)
•    Lead a cross-functional project team managing day-to-day operations and serving as the primary point of contact for the project including engagement with customers, Key stakeholders and 3rd party contractors as needed
•    Responsible for building effective cross-functional relationships (internally and externally)
•    Create and implement project plans/charters/governance and successfully overseeing their execution (strategy, scope, resources, communication, risks, decisions, priorities, and milestones)
•    Establish and maintain project timelines (i.e., collecting cross-functional dependencies, resources, schedules, and delivery commitments to incorporate into one integrated Gantt) and financial forecasts/plans/tracking
•    Facilitate effective cross-functional planning, meetings/discussions (Author and issue agendas and meeting minutes timely), identify and resolve conflicts and provide guidance/direction on critical project issues with project stakeholders. 
•    Manage risks and escalate to Sr PM/ PM and cross functional team in timely and effective manner
•    Proactively recognize and escalate fundamental and unanticipated project issues to Project Manager/Sr Project Manager, maintain risk log (including key decisions) in a timely and effective manner
•    Clearly communicate project status (create/present slides) to Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager, Emergent senior leadership, and clients 
•    Understand and manage project contractual obligations and invoice activities when tasks are completed (Coordinate with Finance and BD or others for key financial strategies)
•    Create and maintain document in a central repository aligned with departmental standard work
•    Supports the project teams writing, review and schedule of regulatory documents and health authority interactions as appropriate.
•    Provide overall project leadership (project team members, project governance teams, as applicable) and ensure team accountability for all aspects of the project and applicable subcontractor management. Maintain a project RACI.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 

 

III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
•    Bachelor’s degree (Engineering or biological science)
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment with about 1 year of project management experience
•    Certification in project management is preferred (i.e., PMP, CAPM, or equivalent) 
•    Experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment is preferred
•    Experience in managing drug (small molecule), biologic, and/or vaccine development projects including government contracts and/or technology transfers are desired.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiating, influencing, and active listening.
•    Proven analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills are required to evaluate business problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions. 
•    Excellent team building and stakeholder relationship management skills are required, with the ability to establish rapport, persuade and effectively negotiate with management and key stakeholders.
•    Familiarity with regularly used software applications of MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Project, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Teams) SharePoint, Visio, SAP and Smartsheet

 

Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment,  subject to legally required exemptions.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .
 

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore