IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Project Manager to join our growing Project Management team at our EMEA headquarters located in Birmingham, UK.
The Senior Project Manager provides leadership on assigned projects and acts to achieve financial, schedule and client relationship objectives. The Senior Project Manager plans and organises all engineering functions specific to the project, coordinates client interaction between the project team and client, provides guidance on recommended manpower and technical resource loading. The Senior Project Manager will strive to improve and increase client relationships.
The successful candidate MUST have a strong design discipline background along with experience running engineering/design projects in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or Nutraceutical industries.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Project Size – All.
Holds primary responsibility for achievement of scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives on assigned rojects.
Ensures achievement of corporate goals for assigned projects.
Attends pre-bid meetings with clients and prepares proposals in conjunction with department heads, directors and other key individuals.
Actively assists in design budget development.
Manages client interaction on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships.
Identifies risks to project and corporation and works with Project Executives and Director of Operations to mitigate risks.
Responsible for project scope control and development/communication of all scope adjustment notifications (SAN) to the client.
Coordinates with project discipline leads to determine scope, complexity and planning and scheduling requirements of the projects.
Develops and maintains meeting minutes and Action Items/Needs List for each project.
Develops and Maintains Project Execution Plan.
Prepares internal monthly financial/schedule reports for the Director of Operations for each project.
Prepares monthly financial/schedule reports for the Client as requested by the client.
Enhances and facilitates project team communication and coordination.
Responsible for management of all sub-consultants on the project.
Must have the ability to run multiple simultaneous projects.
Maintains personal competency in relevant professional areas.
Develops and maintains long-term industry relationships including client relationship and account development.
Assists in identifying, and developing innovative methods for improving project management processes and techniques against current SOPs.
Strives for continuous improvement in all internal processes.
Other duties as assigned.
Extensive pharmaceutical industry experience in Project Management.
Project Management Institute – PMP certification preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or planning.
Progressive ability, capacity, and aptitude in administration to plan, organise, supervise and coordinate technical work and to obtain cooperation from others.
High level of scheduling skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated project management experience.
Analytical thinking, structured problem solving skills, excellent communications skills, team building and strong work ethic. Must be able to build report with project staff.
Skilled in the use of IT tools, including spreadsheets, word processing, planning and scheduling software.
Understanding of Earned Value and other project controls methods.
Promotes Safety and adheres to IPS and client Safety policies.
IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specialises in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over twenty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,000 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.
Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.
IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).
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