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Project Manager

Alachua, FL
Start date
May 8, 2024

Job Details

A career at Resilience is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to change the future.

Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company that’s changing the way medicine is made. We’re building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to better withstand disruptive events, serve scientific discovery, and reach those in need.

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Position Summary:

The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the on-site planning, oversight and execution of all project-related tasks and activities required to fulfill contracted scope and to satisfy the expectations of the company and its clients. This role is essential to successfully executing projects in support of company franchises and modalities, to include coordinating a matrixed team of subject matter experts from various functional areas. The PM will assist with the creation, maintenance, and oversight of project schedules, will ensure adherence to project scope, will work closely with Program Control to manage project budgets, and will serve as the primary point of contact to clients for both the business and technical aspects of their projects. It is the PM’s role to integrate contracted scope into the project plan and for communicating this information to all members of the cross-functional team. This is a site-based role in Alachua, FL.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Plans, executes, and coordinates all aspects of the project to maintain schedule, budget, scope, and quality in accordance with project requirements

  • Ensures the dissemination of approved work scope to team members, working with operations leads and capacity planning to assign and schedule tasks related to the introduction of new projects within the site(s)

  • Oversees all aspects of assigned projects, sets deadlines, and assigns responsibilities

  • Manages the project budget to include planning and cost/resource implications of the approved work scope

  • Responsible for reviewing, approving, and tracking project expenditures through review of purchase requisitions and invoices

  • Assists with development of project integrated master schedules

  • Provides project management leadership to a cross-functional Product Development Team (PDT) required to successfully execute the project scope of work (ex. PD, Manufacturing, QA, QC, RA) and helps to define the mission, vision, and direction for the PDT.

  • Manages client and other project stakeholder relationships, communications, requirements and expectations, and interfaces directly with the client

  • Anticipates and proactively manages changes in project scope

  • Creates and maintains the project records and historical files in the Product History Folder

  • Monitors and manages project performance (through Earned Value or other methods)

  • Assists with writing reports and drafting SOPs (as necessary)

  • Assists with coordination and tracking of issue resolution

  • Ensures excellent communications within the team, to site leadership, to any other relevant stakeholders and to the client

  • Serves as primary point of contact with the client to include coverage of both technical and business-related discussions

  • Prepares and conducts program reviews and presentations of technical information with the department, across functional areas, clients, and senior management

  • Coordinates the development of subcontractor Statements of Objectives and Statements of Work

  • Coordinates and manages activities being conducted by subcontractors

  • Works independently, preparing regular project updates for the site leadership team to review and monitor performance based on metrics, objectives, and schedules

  • Creates meeting materials such as agendas, slides, and minutes for team meetings

  • Maintains information on project lessons learned and best practices and ensures dissemination within the PMO and applicable functional leaders

  • Assists with new business proposal preparation, as required

  • Interacts closely with Technical and Commercial Franchise Leads to support sales and business development

  • Assistance with identification of project risks and the development and implementation of risk mitigation strategies/solutions as appropriate

  • Mentors the professional development and coordinates the work of subordinate PMs and Project Coordinators, as appropriate

  • Other duties as assigned

*All employees are expected to adhere to the Quality Management System established in the Quality Manual, Quality Policy, Standard Operating Procedures, Current Good Manufacturing Practices, and any other applicable regulations and standards to the duties within their role.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Significant technical and project management experience in biotech / biopharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Project and/or Smartsheet

  • Strong leadership and management skills required

  • Ability to manage large projects and/or multiple projects

  • Excellent communication, organization, planning and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated experience with timeline development

  • Experience with project management concepts, practices, and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, project management, or equivalent work experience

  • CDMO experience

  • Government contract experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Physical Requirements:

This job requires the employee to perform the following physical activities:

  • Use of fingers

  • Walking

  • Hearing

  • Talking

This job requires exposure to the following:

  • Laboratories, production rooms, waste holding areas, or other facilities where infectious agents are or may be handled or stored.

This job requires the employee to perform the following type of physical work:

  • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

This job requires the following visual acuity requirements:

  • preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Resilience is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or characteristic, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and our benefits package which is thoughtfully designed to support our employees with great healthcare (including medical, dental and vision), family building benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible time off, paid holidays, other paid leaves of absence, tuition reimbursement and support for caregiving needs. Our target base pay hiring range for this position is $80,000.00 - $117,500.00 per year. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.


Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines. Founded in 2020, the company is building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to ensure the treatments of today and tomorrow can be made quickly, safely, and at scale. Resilience seeks to free its partners to focus on the discoveries that improve patients’ lives by continuously advancing the science of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @IncResilience 

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