Senior Project Manager, Cell Therapy at AstraZeneca

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Rockville, Maryland

Job Description:

Join us at AstraZeneca, where we are using cell therapy to halt and reverse disease, restore damaged organs, and ultimately, cure many life-threatening conditions! Our fast-paced, growing environment provides a wealth of opportunity and global opportunities to learn from other teams, embrace lifelong learning and build capabilities. Our cell therapy facility in Rockville, Maryland is the newest addition to our global supply network of nearly 30 manufacturing and supply facilities in 16 countries. This is your chance to break new ground and leave a collective legacy as a Senior Project Manager.

What you will do:

  • Deliver large, complex franchise, enterprise, and strategic projects across multiple functions, sites, and regions.

  • Accountable for project team execution, processes, and capabilities within the Cell Therapy PMO.

  • Collaborate with manufacturing sites, other functional project managers, other PMO leads, Cell Therapy teams, subject-matter experts, key partners, functional leads, contract manufacturing organizations, outside testing labs, site, and senior management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Science, or related operations/manufacturing field

  • Minimum 8 years' of Project Management experience

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharma or GMP industry; must be familiar with pharma or biopharma GMP

  • Proven track record of success in delivering strategic, complex, cross-functional, and multi-site projects on time, on budget, and to committed deliverables to generate significant business value.

  • Demonstrated mentoring, coaching, and people development capabilities.

  • Strong team leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the pharmaceutical or biopharma industry in a manufacturing, technical, or related role

  • Technology transfer, manufacturing scale-up, or new product launch experience

  • Manufacturing, R&D, QA, or analytical testing experience

  • Business process design, deployment, and change management experience

  • Experience working globally, leading virtual teams in a matrixed environment

  • Experience communicating with senior management

  • Project Management certification (PMP)

  • Previous experience optimally leading others

At AstraZeneca, we are at an exciting time of new products and launches. We get to work with innovative and scientific products on our leading-edge end-to-end supply chain using the latest technologies and modern facilities. We are active players in growth and evolution. It's a clear long-term strategy, and we see the role we play. There's a phenomenal opportunity to influence how we develop supply chains, promoting a Lean mindset and leading on sustainability.

You can have the opportunity to play a role in Cell Therapy, reimagining how we do things and creating a collective legacy. Unrivalled leaders in this space, we always do it the right way. There's no better time to take ownership and reshape the entire ecosystem, from technological advances through to developing more ethical approaches to our work.

Ready to make an impact- Apply now!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
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