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Project Manager

Quality & Laboratory
Claire McGuckin
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Job Reference: PM1_1654766407



As Project Manager you will be responsible for the successful delivery of allocated client projects ensuring compliance with the clients and company requirements. The scope includes all pre-project activities, project mobilization and monitoring, budget adherence and extensions. It is a position with a strong client-facing aspect, you will be expected to build relationships with the Client and manage Client interactions.


  • In partnership with others in the Commercial group, develop the client relationship and help secure projects through Client visits, conference calls and Q&A
  • Write proposals and revisions that meet the required scope
  • Ensure appropriate Tech Operations input into scoping process
  • Create high level timeline
  • Ensure appropriate contracts and other documentation are in place.
  • Lead the project mobilization effort and network within company and the client to ensure timely availability of equipment, materials, and drive resolution of special considerations such as access to 3rd party capability, Safety items, Quality level, external licencing.
  • Lead the Internal project kick-off and facilitate smooth handover from Commercial function to the project team
  • Define deliverables and, with the Project Technical Lead input, create the project plan. create Gantt chart including the schedule of documentation deliverables
  • Proactively manage adherence to the plan, resolve issues and escalate where necessary. Maintain a close connection with the Project Technical Lead and support them in the resolution of issues that arise. Manage external subcontractor work where that forms part of the project.
  • Manage Project budget control to ensure project adherence to budget/FTE/timeline. Manage invoicing, extension vs overrun and write, justify, and drive approval of Change Order Requests
  • Actively improve the templates and project management processes that are used by the project management function in order to deliver increased value to company


  • Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related area.
  • Must have hands-on Technical background
  • 3+ years in management of technical projects.
  • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables and work in an environment with changing priorities.
  • Successful track record in project management of pharmaceutical process design projects.
  • Proven track record in internal and external technical communication.
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally.
  • Fluent English.

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