Sr Associate Technical Project Manager

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Jul 30, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


The Sterile Injectables Sr Associate Technical Project Manager will manage of moderate complex technical projects and lead work teams to deliver on process robustness, acceleration and customer satisfaction through innovative solutions to manufacturing site and impact to advance breakthroughs that change patients’ lives.

This position requires manage full project cycle including initiation, planning and execution and closing phase, make sure team member and stakeholder engagement and alignment. 

This position requires effective and direct communication skills, bold leadership and facilitation, and an effortless ability to influence and integrate various colleagues from cross function team. Project scope include but are not limited to Alt API sourcing change, process validation, registration, process improvement and technical transfer.


As Sr Associate Technical Project Manager, you will lead matrix teams to realize a variety of moderate complex technical projects of GSI Initiatives by the following:

Project Organization

  • Manages multiple projects (timeline, work plans, deliverables) with work team and clearly defined scope at T2 level.

  • Solve moderate complex problems within area of expertise decision impact the work team.

  • Make decision in standard situations; decision impact the work team.

Technical responsibility  

  • Has strong knowledge of the principle and concepts of specific technical area for example, aseptic sterile injectables, Alternative API, biologics or vaccines.

  • Applied technical skills and work team knowledge to achieve assigned work on projects; May act as a technical resource within own work team.

  • Understands the fundamental business driver and use this knowledge in own work.

  • Coordinate with wet and analytical labs in network to execute feasibility and qualification studies.

  • New idea and knowledge are used with increasing frequency.

Interpersonal effectiveness

  • Highly respected colleague; able to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with team members for shared goals.

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. Ensures timely flow of information to appropriate individuals at T2 level.

  • Encourages the participation and perspective of all work team’s members. Listen to and explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and build alignment.

Mindset and approach

  • Able to identify root causes and drive to problem resolution; orientation towards action - anticipates problems and acts proactively to resolve; demonstrated initiative, drive, and creativity in problem solving.

  • Knows when to report or escalate risks and issues to leadership.

  • Use of DMAIC principals to drive resolution of issues and drive improvement of supplier performance.

  • Embraces Pfizer Purpose:  Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives through the incorporation of the Bold Moves and Values and Behavior.

  • Comfortable with multifunctional and multi-cultural environments.

Organization Relationship including

  • Internal Pfizer Global Supply Sites and Operating Units.

  • Global Technology & Engineering.

  • Sterile Injectables groups: Component Contemporization & Optimization, Manufacturing Science and Technology Drug Product SMEs/Labs/Clinical Supply, Packaging Design & Development, Visual Inspection.

  • Quality.

  • Regulatory/GCMC.

  • Procurement.

  • Pfizer Global Supply Next Gen Project Management Team.

  • R&D Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • Contract Manufacturing Organizations.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Business, Engineering, Science, or other technology discipline required.  

  • 3+ years' in the Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Pharmaceutical preferred) or Life Sciences Experience 

  • Strong communication skills and attention to details.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead small projects with small multi-discipline teams

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Strong problem-solving skill



  • Monday to Friday - First Shift.

  • Global Travel may be required, typically 15-25%. 

  • Adaptation of work schedule to accommodate meetings with colleagues in different time zones.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: August 3rd, 2021.

  • Eligible for Relocation Package: No

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes


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EEO & Employment Eligibility

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