Project Manager - CDMO

Posted 01 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameRobin Mantell

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with an innovative CDMO in their search for a Project Manager to join their growing team.

Project Manager - Responsibilities:

  • Manage tech transfer projects of new products to be transferred into manufacturing facilities

  • Responsible for the creation, monitoring and control of project schedules, risk management, assigning responsibilities, action items and critical path items, and day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scope

  • Responsible for authoring project work orders and change orders

  • Ensure invoice milestones are completed in a timely fashion

  • Lead the initiation, planning, execution, control and closure of tech transfer projects

  • Availability to flex schedule to host customers while onsite

  • Act as a liaison between customers and team members

  • Assist with the management of global customer relationships and programs

  • Facilitate new and/or perspective client visits

  • Serve as a liaison for the Project Management team and the evaluation of new business opportunities

  • Facilitate the planning and definition of the project scope, milestones, risks, goals, and deliverables through assigning and tracking the implementation of change controls, tech transfer plans, and templated project management tools

  • Work with all internal departments to manage project budget and resource allocation

  • Facilitate project status meetings with project team followed up with meeting agendas and minutes to all stakeholders

  • Facilitate, document, and track the identification of projects risks and the associated risk mitigation plans

  • Communicate relevant project information to sponsors

  • Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations

  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change

  • Set and manage customer expectations and manage day-to-day interaction

  • Communicate effectively with customers to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions

  • Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships

Project Manager - Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Biochemistry, or other Life Sciences or related field

  • 7 years related work experience in a manufacturing industry

  • Training or education in project management or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook PowerPoint, and/or other relevant Project Management software

  • Detail oriented and has excellent organizational, communication and management skills to coordinate with the entire team and customers

  • Proficient in project management software required

  • PMP or other applicable Project Management certification


Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this role, contact us at +1 (786) 485 1298.