WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Project Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    Assists the Business Excellence Department with the Planning, Tracking and Reporting of Key Site Projects.  Assists in the development, standardization and launching of Key PMO Tools and Methodology to the Business Excellence team and the PHL WuXi Site.  Leads and oversees all project lifecycle efforts to develop and maintain project plans and timelines, communicate the project status reports to team members, project stakeholders, and management and escalate issues to insure prompt resolution.  Responsible for overall assessment, planning, initiation, execution, monitoring and delivery of projects.  Oversees the orderly progression of projects from proposal development through project completion by interacting with the project team and key project stakeholders. 


    • Assists in the development, standardization and launching of Key PMO Tools and Methodology to the Business Excellence team and the PHL WuXi Site.
    • Facilitate the communication of PMO project methodology, goals, and deliverables to the Business Excellence team and the PHL WuXi Site.
    • Independently leads the planning and implementation of key projects. 
    • Assists in defining project scope and objectives, involving relevant stakeholders.
    • Develops detailed project plans according to agreed project methodology and track progress based on agreed timeline.
    • Develops project timelines with the project team using Microsoft Project. 
    • Ability to assemble and lead a project team.
    • Train project team members on project methodology and tools
    • Track and report project deliverables using appropriate tools
    • Provide direction and support to project team members ensuring a high level of project quality
    • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to key stakeholders based on agreed communication plan
    • Ensures the timely escalation of critical risks and issues with developed recommendations and solutions
    • Completes project Lessons Learned and assessment of results to define continuous improvement opportunities.
    • Develop Project Team SharePoint Site to document needs, recommendations and solutions for the project
    • Promotes an environment for continuous improvement with the team and identifies opportunities for improvement
    • Other duties as assigned


    Experience / Education   

    • 0 – 2 years project management experience or equivalent training and/or experience.
    • Training and experience in Good Laboratory Practices, Good Manufacturing Practices and/or Good Tissue Practices required.
    • Bachelors’ degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent experience

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, SharePoint)
    • Driven to deliver positive results
    • Proven track record in a cross-functional matrix environment, demonstrated ability to influence


    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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