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Project Controls Senior Manager

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Project Controls Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Project Controls Senior Manager will be responsible for developing project funding documents, including budget, schedule and change management information, cost and schedule risk analysis, cash flow analysis, and historical cost data for bench marking purposes. In addition, he/she will review and analyze contractor cost estimates, bids, change orders, invoices, labor rates, physical engineering/construction schedules and progress. The Project Controls Senior Manager will be responsible for budgeting, tracking, and controlling Amgen schedule and costs as well as the engineer/contractor cost

The location of this role will commence in New Albany Ohio

Key Responsibilities:

Support all aspects of project controls from funding through close out, including compliance to processes and policies specifically:

Implement and maintain project schedule to manage critical paths and establish baseline

Work with the Front-End Planning team to develop front end schedules that align with internal and external benchmarks by using historical data and experience,

Working with Project teams to develop project schedule strategies and lead the reporting of project schedules to:

  • Monitor and evaluate engineering and contractors physical progress
  • Address progress and delay issues and claims from contractors
  • Support cash flow to enable accurate capital LE predication for their portfolio

Lead risk analysis reviews using applicable software packages

Analyze and review engineering / construction forecasts against scope

Review and approve engineer and contractor buy outs and change orders

Oversee the closeout of contracts, purchase orders and subsequent projects within the portfolio.

Exhibit proactive safety leadership and behavior

Communicate on project matters and/or project controls performance

Supervise and train Project Controls Engineer/Specialists

Support personnel and provide input to Project Controls Leadership on staffing

Support Engineering Digital Transformation activities/workstreams by providing project controls subject matter expertise


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. We are looking for a professional with the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR

Masters degree & 4 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR

Bachelors degree & 6 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR

Associate degree and 10 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery

Preferred Requirements:

5 or more years of engineering or construction experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology/Engineering industry in project controls (Funding, Estimating, Cost Management, Scheduling, Contract Strategy)

2 years of experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and drive decision making across sites, functions & the network

Strong analytic and problem-solving ability

Excellent organizational and task management skills

Strong communication skills and ability to translate / communicate technical information to a variety of audiences

Ability to operate in a matrixed or team environment with site, functional, and executive leadership

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


Find Us
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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