Amgen CMC Integration Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Amgen is seeking a CMC Integration Project Manager to join our team and work from Amgen’s beautiful Cambridge, MA campus.
The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for integrating Process Development (PD) activities by developing and maintaining project schedules for Amgen pipeline projects. Working with the Global Operations Leader and other members of the Product Delivery Team, the PM develops and aligns plans and schedules for PD activities with business priorities. The PM gathers associated project risks, develops and initiates mitigation plans and communicates project status clearly to impacted stakeholders.
The PM assists with driving decision making for the project and ensures that action items are gathered and tracked to completion. The PM partners with PD technical leads to identify key deliverables and activities to be completed, identifies dependencies, and optimizes the sequence of project activities. Additionally, the PM ensures cross-functional alignment through the integration of interdependent activities and through the communication of plans and timelines, with specific emphasis on critical path activities. The PM assists PD technical leads with supervising the execution of required deliverables and assists with navigating project teams through corporate governance. The PM collects, digests and assembles information to enable relevant business analysis and influence decision-making. The PM will demonstrate soft skills, technical knowledge, and leadership attributes to influence positive project outcomes.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work with technical and/or Product Delivery Teams by creating project schedules that align with PD prioritization.
Support projects that utilize internal and external personnel, contract firms, and partners.
Assist PD in driving decision making using DAI principles (D- Decision maker, A- Advice Giver, I- Informed) by producing risk analyses and scenario planning.
Ensure participation in functional and cross-functional management reviews.
Establish and manage collaboration and team SharePoint sites.
Provide meeting management support including meeting planning, scheduling, facilitation, documentation (development of meeting agenda and minutes), and outcomes communication.
Ensure product project reporting to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
Lead and prioritize support of multiple project teams at one time.
Facilitate and incorporate lessons learned, best practices, etc.
Support business process improvements.
Basic Qualifications Doctorate Degree OR
*Must have Biology/Biochemistry/Biomedical/Chemistry background – no IT background*
Master's Degree & 2 years of Project Management or Operations experience
Bachelor's Degree & 4 years of Project Management or Operations experience
Associate's degree & 10 years of Project Management or Operations experience
High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Project Management or Operations experience
10+ years experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or other Healthcare-related field Direct CMC experience.
Experience in an environment requiring one to foster collaboration and work effectively on cross- functional teams.
Strong interpersonal and communication experience with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization.
Experience utilizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills to achieve results Experience applying standard Project Management tools, and practices.
Experience with MS Project, Excel and SharePoint.
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.
Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities—from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities. Come join us!
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.