WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Project Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    The Senior Project Manager is the lead on client projects of varying size, complexity and of strategic importance to the business. Will perform timeline management, drive project actions and deliverables, and lead the team to solve challenges that affect the project scope, timeline and / or budget while meeting the overall project or business goal(s). Communicates and coordinates with the Client and internal stakeholders. The Sr. Project Manager has an in depth understanding of the processes and systems to manage the project, with a solid understanding of the technical aspects of a project and awareness of WuXi’s business objectives.


    • Leads projects of varying sizes (small to large), as well as, projects that are core to WuXi’s business objectives
    • 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
    • Leads the transition of a client from the Project Team to the Commercial Team at the appropriate time
    • Facilitates the team calls both internally and with the client.  This includes documenting action items and decisions and any associated follow up
    • Generates and manages a project timeline
    • Coordinates with Supply Chain for manufacturing operations, to ensure appropriate scheduling within the manufacturing facilities and appropriate materials and components availability
    • Develops and coordinates project staffing requirements with internal departments to ensure project milestones are met
    • Identifies and generates changes in scope, including new work orders and work order amendments, to be issued to the client
    • Works with Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Log-In to facilitate shipment and receipt of client supplied materials and samples, whether incoming or outgoing.
    • Works within WuXi AppTec’s financial system(s) to invoice, manage the financial status of the project, including the forecasts
    • Identifies issues or challenges which may delay projects and makes recommendations as to appropriate mitigation of risk, strategies and actions to ensure project progress


    Experience / Education

    • 10+ years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelors’ degree in Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Understands and enforces contract and quality agreement terms 


    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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