Posted on 7th October 2018
Senior Project Manager – Capital Projects
Scope of Position
A unique opportunity to collaborate across the different functions within Regulatory Affair, cross-functionally within Research and Development (R&D) and with functional areas such as Operations, QA, Legal, Engineering, and Commercial. This individual will work closely with the Director of Capital Projects to execute Curium’s strategic initiatives as well as Maintenance of Business (MOB) and Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) projects across the North American Operations team. This position requires effective communication on program status to senior leadership across the company.
This role reports to the Director Capital and will manage and support the capital needs of R&D/Operations strategic projects and initiatives as well as the site MOB and CMO programs. The Sr. Project Manager of Capital Projects is responsible for both identifying, scoping, and implementation of the capital requirements for new product development opportunities, MOB and CMO projects for Curium North America. Responsibilities include cost estimating, equipment layout, detailed design, contractor selection, and implementation of all capital projects. The Sr. Project Manager will work closely with individual Project Managers to ensure the capital portion of the NPD/MOB/CMO projects meets the overall project needs. The individual in this role will be a member of the PMO organization and interact with all levels of leaders across operations/R&D and cross functionally with the North American leadership team.
This role will be responsible managing the North American capital program and will ensure projects are executed and managed successfully.
- Closely interact with all Operations Leadership Team (OLT) members and their respective functions to establish the capital budget, set capital priorities, and execute on capital requirements.
- Work closely with Portfolio Management, R&D, PMO and site focus factory management to provide support for all capital initiatives defined by the Curium leadership team.
- Work with the PMO group during concept phase to provide scoping, scheduling, and cost information for capital requirements for new products.
- Work with the Engineering department to ensure capital purchases meet the site requirements.
- Work closely with the Engineering department to keep site equipment standards current.
- Coordinate with maintenance team and outside contracting team supporting New Product Development, Maintenance of Business, and Contract Manufacturing.
- Conduct field inspections during implementation and installation of capital equipment for all New Product Development and Maintenance of Business projects. A minimum of 10% of the time should be spent on field review.
- Coordinate and organize (agenda, minutes, tracking, planning) meetings and provide input for site specific meetings such as Town hall meetings and the site monthly report out meetings.
- Develop Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) for NPD/MOB/CMO projects.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge on engineering standards and construction practices.
- Through Project Management systems, capture and share information from each project to drive continuous improvement and best practices.
- All other responsibilities as assigned with or without accommodation.
- Bachelor Degree in Engineering.
- 5 to 8 years of experience in capital project management. Preferred experience with Pharmaceutical capital project needs.
- Technical understanding of the pharmaceutical development process from concept to launch; preferably in finished dosage products.
- Knowledge / experience in aseptic / terminally sterile operations; isolator technology, tech transfer and scale up techniques with experience in manufacturing operations preferred.
- Team member and Team Leader experience, strong evidence and mastery of being a Team contributor.
- Experience managing a group of pharmaceutical professionals and engineers.
- Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, including ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure.
- Allocate resources effectively across multiple projects and appropriately set priorities.
- Work well under tight and conflicting deadlines.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, conflict management, priority setting, strategic agility, building effective teams, managing vision and purpose.
- Strong management, time-management, and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and experience with Project Management software.
- This position may require limited travel.
- Standard office environment, coupled with approximately 20% time in radiopharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory environments.
- Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
- Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
- Responsibilities also include the ability to lift, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs without accommodation.
- Must possess good hand-eye coordination.
- May be required to work weekends and holidays to support operations.
- Some gowning may be required to enter laboratory areas.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Curium is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Curium was formed in 2017 through the union of IBA Molecular and Mallinckrodt Nuclear Medicine LLC. Curium is a world-class nuclear medicine solutions provider with over 100 years of combined industry experience. We are proud to service over 14 million patients worldwide each year and strive to provide best-in-class quality products and exceptional, reliable service.
Our diverse group of industry experts is unified under one strong and singular focus – to develop, manufacture and supply SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to customers around the globe. In fact, we have over 6,000 customers in over 70 countries world-wide.
At Curium, every single dose counts in helping doctors and patients diagnose and treat disease. That means every single employee counts toward meeting this unified objective to help each patient live “Life Forward”. We have an amazing team that lives by our core values every single day – integrity, commitment and collaboration. Our North American headquarters is in Maryland Heights, MO. Come grow with us!