Sr. Project Manager

Concord, CA
Sep 07, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Support and manage daily development, commercial and project management activities in support of the INTERCEPT Blood Systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Actively partners with the Project Leader or Product Manager to manage Core teams or sub-teams, as needed.
  • Defines, implements and supports the team structure and operating guidelines.
  • Accountable for producing, maintaining, and monitoring project plans, budgets, and timelines.
  • Identifies and estimates resource requirements in collaboration with department heads to achieve project objectives.  Assists in securing the necessary resource support from department and/or project leads and communicates gaps or conflicts which may impact project scope, schedule, or budget.
  • Manages the team to deliver major project/corporate milestones and set clear and realistic goals consistent with business needs.
  • Establishes, tracks, and communicates project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Provides constructive feedback on team member performance and facilitates conflict resolution.
  • Works with teams to identify project risks, anticipates and manages variances with risks; proactively utilizes contingency planning.
  • Prepares agendas, meeting minutes, and action items for project team meetings.  Follows up on action items to achieve timely closeout.
  • Effectively facilitates project team meetings and other key project-related meetings.
  • Clearly communicates outcomes from team meetings and key project meetings to team and senior management (may include internal and/or external presentations).
  • Provides project oversight to senior management via monthly reports, timelines and other reporting mechanisms.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management of multidisciplinary project teams. Ideal candidate will have previous manufacturing, clinical trial, and/or regulatory submission experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Strong leadership management and mentoring skills; team oriented.
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task; ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (encompasses verbal, written, interpersonal, listening).
  • Proven time management skills (timelines, schedules, task prioritization).
  • Previous budgeting experience required.
  • Proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office products and MS Project.

The position may include domestic and international travel as needed to achieve project objectives.

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