Manager, Project Management (USFL1)

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Florence, SC

Job Description
Job Title: Manager, Project Management (USFL1)

Requisition ID: 107815BR

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Florence, SC – API; Drug Substance Division

How will you make an impact?

The Project Management team plays a critical part in the successful initiation, management and execution of projects while maintaining strong client relations to promote future and continued partnership.

What will you do?

Manage a combination of active medium/large projects with minimal supervision and in line with R&D best practices and governance using individual performance and Project Coordinator direct reports.
Communicate regularly with Process Development Services (PDS) or Commercial colleagues, modeling appropriate team principles and partnering to meet project, functional and team objectives.
Provide input and direct the business manager with regards to scope of work, potential timelines, required equipment and Monitor R&D development budgets to ensure they are consistent with the status of project scope.
The Project Manager’s responsibility is to manage multiple and potentially highly complex Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) projects independently in line with the company’s best practices and governance. Project Managers must communicate regularly with PDS or Commercial colleagues, modeling appropriate team principles and partnering to meet project, functional and team objectives. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for clients and internal resources to help drive project success.

How will you get here?

Minimum BS – chemistry or related field; Ph.D. strongly preferred; however, commensurate combination of education and experience will be considered


BS – Minimum ten (10) years of early-phase pharmaceutical development experience
PhD – Minimum three (3) years of early-phase pharmaceutical development experience
Previous experience with Project Management (PMP certification not required but preferred)
Skilled and versed in standard computer software (MS Office, ChemDraw)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and be highly organized
Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a team setting
Familiar with pharmaceutical cGMP procedures, policies and systems
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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