Project Manager


Responsibilities and Duties:

Located in Chicago, IL, and reporting to the Operations Director of the US, you will be responsible to support and lead the Project Management requirements for client’s projects.

  • Participate in the clients’ needs analysis and project definitions;
  • Lead all phases of the projects and ensure they are in accordance with the agreed scope, timelines, and budget;
  • Manage and support the interdisciplinary team on site;
  • Report the project progress to clients.
  • Work collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary design teams;
  • Chair project team meetings and provide technical direction;
  • Facilitate daily contractor coordination meetings to ensure seamless sequencing of activities;
  • Support positive client interactions and sub-consultant interface;
  • Pursue opportunities for business development and future growth of the organization across various local geographies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in the area of Project Management for the food and beverage or Biopharma industries;
  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related fields
  • Excellent knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry regulations (GMP, ICH, etc.), operations and facilities, and document management;
  • Knowledge in consulting engineering an asset;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership, relationship management, and organizational planning and project management skills, in addition to technical knowledge;
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results;
  • Ability to influence clients, suppliers, and peers into adopting « best practices » in the engineering field;
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, listening, and interpersonal with the ability to transfer knowledge to others;
  • Capability to engage and energize others to reach their fullest potential and performance;
  • Versatility in disciplines other than the one academically trained for is highly desired;
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Have the flexibility to travel to external manufacturing sites as needed.

Travel up to 40% of the time is expected for this position.

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