WuXi AppTec

Manager Project Management

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2024-12777

Overview

Project Management Manager leads the Project Management Team. The Manager oversees the day-to-day efforts of the Project Management Team, whom is responsible for project timelines and execution, as well as, client satisfaction. The Manager is responsible for the processes utilized for managing projects, including standardization of tools and communications. The Manager has an in depth understanding of the processes and systems to manage projects, with a solid understanding of the technical aspects of a project and awareness of WuXi’s business objectives.

Responsibilities

 Participates in the development of proposals for projects, including direct contact with sales, as well as participation in meetings with the client to present experience and capabilities in client site visits and scientific / technical meetings.
 Manages work load for team, including assignment of new client projects, as well as, assignments to internal teams
 Manages capacity of team to ensure new projects are supported as required
 Completes employee reviews and supports the development of the Project Management Team, both as a team and for each individual team member
 Coordinates the team’s training curriculum and oversees the on-boarding of new team members
 Communicates organizational information, team objectives and performance expectations regularly
 Develops, coordinates, and follows organizational systems, policies, and procedures
 Develops and implements tools to standardize and simply the project management processes
 Solves complex business problems, by navigating the structure, processes and systems at WuXi AppTec
 Supports the team in solving complex technical challenges, by navigating the structure, processes and systems at WuXi AppTec
 Understands WuXi’s business goals and provides guidance to the team to maintain alignment with those goals

Contributes to strategic planning, business planning and development of management processes
 Accomplishes staff results by communicating updated organizational information, job expectations & supporting their work
 Plans, monitors, and appraises direct reports including performance competencies, goals & job results
 Coaches, counsels, and conducts disciplinary actions
 Develops, coordinates, and follows organizational systems, policies, procedures, and follows labor and capacity standards
 Works in a team environment and independently, as required
 May be required to work Holidays and weekends
 Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental and site goals
 Promotes an environment for continuous improvement within the team
 Identifies areas for improvement and supports the development of new processes for continuous improvement, for the department and the site
 Performs job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
 Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
 Other duties as assigned
 May be required to assist in other departments

Qualifications

Experience / Education
 HS Diploma or equivalent required and
 10+ years relevant technical experience and min 2 years Managing people
 Bachelors’ degree in Science or Engineering or equivalent experience; or combination of relevant Experience & Education


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
 Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate computer equipment and software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs) and general office equipment (i.e. photocopier, fax machine and phone equipment)
 Ability to use judgment as dictated by complexity of situation
 Ability to interpret written instructions and to write form letters and routine correspondence
 Ability to record data accurately and legibly
 Ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions Ability to receive, comprehend, and effectively communicate detailed information through verbal and written communication
 Need to be able to read, write and understand English


Physical Requirements:
 Ability to perform primarily sedentary physical work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally to lift objects and/or a negligible amount of weight frequently or constantly, performing such activities as stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, lifting and fingering.
 Clarity of vision at less than 20 feet and the ability to judge distance and space relationships, so as to see objects where and as they actually are.
 Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
 Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
 Ability to identify and distinguish colors
 Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Our Values:

Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.

 

Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.

 

WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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