PMO Manager / Sr. Manager

San Rafael, California
Jan 21, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

BioMarin’s Technical Operations group is responsible for creating our drugs for use in clinical trials and for scaling production of those drugs for the commercial market. These engineers, technicians, scientists and support staff build and maintain BioMarin’s cutting-edge manufacturing processes and sites, provide quality assurance and quality control to ensure we meet regulatory standards, and procure the needed goods and services to support manufacturing and coordinating the worldwide movement of our drugs to patients. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.


  • This position is responsible for Project Management of Global External Operations (GEO) Site Initiatives and Projects, creating a Project Governance structure in GEO and providing tools and systems to manage and run site projects and initiatives.
  • This position will coordinate and manage projects related to the GEO site both functionally and cross functionally as well projects that span across sites.



  • Support GEO site in strengthening the structures, processes and capabilities in regard to project management
  • Support execution of key GEO strategic initiatives linked to TOPS strategic targets
  • Support the GEO project management office
    • Site governance – report out as required GEO capacity site to support all project portfolio demands on the site.
  • Site business planning – create the site business plan content for all project portfolio demands on the site.
  • Partner with PMO functions across TOPS to ensure alignment and delivery of GEO Product & Pipeline and Operational Excellence projects.
  • Participate in monthly TOP’s PMO and ePMO reviews
  • Act as the GEO site’s portfolio manager for all TOP’s portfolio and TPMG topics which impact the GEO site
  • Lead Projects as needed to support the GEO site.
  • Support the establishment and maintain a Project governance structure to ensure GEO oversight of New Projects (project intake process), project updates, project prioritization and ensuring adequate resources are allocated or highlighted
    • Maintain the monthly OPPM and P6 updates which inform the monthly PowerBI Health dashboard
  • Maintain the site’s available TOP’s portfolio capacity data and provide updates to TOP’s PMO as required
  • Maintain the monthly TOPs PMO performance dashboard.
  • Maintain the Site Strategic Initiative scorecard for review at site LT meetings.
  • Maintain the Site Strategic Initiative monthly 1-Pager
  • GEO Cost Center Role over allocation management – investigate and resolve role over allocations following each monthly TOPs PMO resource update
  • Project Management processes and systems are in place to create an Infrastructure & visibility for GEO projects.
  • Build out the PMO function and capabilities Create a center of excellence within the GEO site that can provide tools, standardization and coaching of the GEO team.
  • Engage with key TOPS Project Management platforms e.g., P6 to ensure GEO are represented across various functional project allocations.


  • Bachelor of Sciences degree, or higher, in a technical discipline (physical, engineering, chemical or biological sciences) is required. Training in project management is a benefit.


  • 8+ years experience in a cGMP regulated manufacturing environment, with exhibited knowledge or proficiency in project management.
  • Organizational and management skills to coordinate multi-discipline project groups.
  • Demonstrated track record of deploying a problem-solving mindset and using problem solving tools and techniques. 

Note: This role can be based in Shanbally, Dublin or US


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.