Project Manager R&D Project Management

CSL Behring
Kankakee, Illinois
Mar 30, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

• Under general supervision, responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure of projects at the project level.
• Contribute to the development of the project strategy.
• Responsible for leading cross-functional teams to ensure delivery of defined work packages; issues and risks are identified and managed.
• Effectively manage project stakeholders while working within a matrixed environment.
• Prepare routine project status updates via formal and informal channels (monthly reports, project review reports, ad hoc reports).
• Assist senior members of the Project Management Department with the business planning process including estimating, tracking and managing key project activities and costs to support R&D functions in planning and prioritization of resources.
• Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of all project documentation and administration.
• Where relevant, support senior members of the Project Management Department in collaboration activities with external partners in the preparation and management of legal agreements and integration of services, technologies and capabilities to ensure delivery of project.

• Bachelor degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering, or a related field.
• An advanced degree (MSc, PhD) in Science or Engineering, PMP certification, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent is preferred.
• 3-5 years' experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry (or where relevant a biomedical research organization).
• As appropriate, is knowledgeable in drug research, development and manufacturing processes of pharmaceuticals (CMC, non-clinical, clinical, and regulatory).
• 3+ years' experience as a project manager leading cross-functional project teams in a matrixed environment.
• Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects to meet business objectives on time, within budget and with quality.
• Proficient in the use of Project Management processes and tools (e.g. Microsoft Project).

Different qualifications or responsibilities may apply based on local legal and/or educational requirements. Refer to local job documentation where applicable.