Technical Project Manager

Job#: 2012760

Job Description:

Role: Technical Project Manager

Client: Large pharmaceutical company

Duration: FTE

Location: Fully onsite 5x a week in Lenoir, NC


  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in a Science and/or Engineering field.

*Examples that will be accepted if 4 year degrees:

Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, Engineering, Micro-Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bio Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engingeering

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a highly regulated environment: pharmaceutical, biotechnology, allergen testing
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in project management
  • Knowledge of engineering and validation life cycles.
  • Knowledge of finance, forecasting and budget management with experience in developing payback analysis and business cases.
  • Direct production or process experience in pharmaceutical/biotech manufacturing
  • MS Project for tracking
  • Knowledge of FDA and European compliance regulations.
  • Knowledge of GAMP guidelines applicable to project management for pharmaceutical industry.



  • Knowledge of various technologies and automated systems used in the pharmaceutical industry (Fill lines, Vial washers, Parts washers, Autoclaves, Depyrogenation Ovens, etc.).
  • PMP certification


Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Manager of Project Services, the Technical Project Manager is responsible for site wide project management, conceptualization, assisting with design plans & business case documentation, project charters and project plan documents.
  • This person will be working on multiple projects at once (5-6 mid-size projects with budgets of $10K-$100K, not overly complex)
  • Hands-on experience working with Sr Scientists, Chemical Engineers, and Sr VPs
  • Currently going through a $50M expansion on-site


Job responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Work with site managers and supervisors to ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop a detailed project plan(s) to track execution progress.
  • Engagement in a cross functional team(s) to measure, analyze, improve, and control processes throughout the business.
  • Collaborate with vendors, consultants, manufacturers, and fabricators to develop effective process, facility, and utility solutions concurrent with guidelines.
  • Participate and provide suggestions during incident investigations and advise on corrective actions.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes within project scope, schedule and cost.
  • Monitor and measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report out and escalate to management as needed.
  • Manage relationships with clients and all stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • Must have strong presentation skills and the ability to effectively speak about technical topics to executive leadership.
  • Ability to prepare and communicate succinct and impactful presentations for leadership.
  • Previous experience and strong mindset in continuous improvement and change management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including in international environment.
  • Demonstrates integrity by adhering to codes of ethical practices between health care providers and industry.
  • Needs to be able to work independently and reliably with little supervision.
  • Organized and able to manage multiple activities at the same time and with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Able to facilitate cross-functional meetings towards actionable outcomes and resolutions.
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected]

















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