PCI Synthesis

Product Management

August 29, 2014

General Description

The Project Manager / Senior Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing projects from the time the customer initiates a formal P.O. through completion of the product or service delivery.  The Project Manager is responsible for developing best-estimate timelines, and ongoing project tracking against both financial and contractual goals. The PM will also hold various functional groups accountable to meet project timelines, and will facilitate internal/external communications. Lastly, the PM will work closely with senior management and key stakeholders to resolve issues as they arise. 

 Summary of Major Responsibilities

  Manage all aspects of each assigned project, including budget, invoicing, staffing, project plan, and client deliverables

 Ensure that all project deliverables are of high quality and exceed client’s expectations

 Manage relationships within assigned client accounts including routine written, telephone and face-to-face communications

 Facilitate new Change Order creation for assigned projects in cooperation with Business Development

 Track monthly budgetary items for invoicing

 Produce and maintain project plans (Gantt charts, etc.), action registers, detailed meeting minutes, and other project documentation

 Interact and communicate regularly with customers and internal stakeholders

 Align cross-functional teams to execute projects within designated timelines and budget

 Ensure that project priorities are escalated accordingly and decisions are communicated to internal teams and customers

 Establish agendas and lead team meetings with representation from all PCI functional areas

 Analyze project resource needs and review staffing requirements with the appropriate department heads

 Lead project close-out analyses

 Lead other initiatives as needed


Skills Needed

Successful candidates must be able to communicate in a clear, concise manner.  Excellent verbal and written skills are required. Previous experience leading multi-functional teams through successful, complex technical deliveries is essential. Success is defined as the projects being delivered on time and on budget. 



A technical degree is preferred (Chemistry, M.S./Ph.D., or similar).  Alternatively, individuals who are non-technical but have extensive experience in managing projects in either the drug substance or drug product industries will also be considered. 

 Four to eight years of professional business experience

 Three to five years of Project Management experience

 Management and ownership of project work plans, budgets, invoicing, change of scope, resource allocation and deliverable management

 Demonstrated analytical, organizational, creative problem solving and structured communication skills

 Strong client and vendor relationship skills

 Ability to self-manage and proactively identify prioritized tasks for multiple concurrent projects

 Entrepreneurial spirit, drive, and work ethic







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  • Company PCI Synthesis
  • Contact Name Lauren Martin
  • Email
  • Position Location Newburyport , MA
  • Minimum Required Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum Preferred Education Master's Degree
  • Minimum Years Experience 5
  • Career Level Manager
  • Size of Company in MA 100
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