Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Org Marketing Statement
All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.
•Interacts with management and site “customer” groups to establish and define requirements for assigned facility, utility, packaging, and manufacturing projects.
•Develop conceptual designs, preliminary budgets and schedules for assigned projects.
•Assist project sponsors with the preparation of Capital Project Appropriation requests (CPAs) for assigned projects. CPAs to include project description, justification, cost estimates, budget, schedule, analysis of alternatives and other required information.
•Provide or arrange for development of complete design documentation for assigned projects. Select, manage and coordinate the efforts of design consultants and firms as appropriate.
•Develop “Request for Proposal” documents for design services, construction services and major equipment items as appropriate.
•Manage and coordinate (with site customers, employees and other personnel) the efforts of construction management, general or trade sub-contractors to ensure the successful (i.e. safe, timely, high quality, cost effective, legal) implementation of assigned projects.
•Administer, resolve, and control all design, construction, contractual and financial issues on assigned projects.
•Ensure frequent communication and conducts regularly scheduled meetings between Project Team and other stakeholders.
•Ensure that all applicable local, state and federal regulatory requirements are met on assigned projects. Coordinates all activities with building departments/inspectors.
•Completes assigned projects by starting-up and checking-out all new equipment and systems, inspecting construction, developing and ensuring complete resolution of “punch list” items.
•Arranges for training of involved maintenance and operating personnel and obtaining and properly distributing all appropriate testing, certification, validation, “as-built”, spare parts, operating or maintenance manual documentation and drawings.
•Develops Capital and Expense budget requests for future projects during annual budget cycle.
•Interfaces with Pfizer Global Engineering to ensure project compliance with applicable PGM standards, follow all PGM best practices and comply with Pfizer Quality Standards.
•Provides qualification documentation for assigned project as applicable.
•Maintain technical skills in the latest techniques for project management and engineering technology as applied to facilities and equipment design, construction and plant operation.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Functional/Technical Knowledge: Applies extensive technical and industry-specific expertise, and has full knowledge of the requirements of other related disciplines. Demonstrated skills in leading, planning, and developing successful business processes/business units.
Problem Solving and Innovation: Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity, innovation, and creativity. Ability to gather, analyze and interpret, relate and compare information from multiple sources and identify cause and effect relationships. Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives. Able to adapt and respond positively to a variety of situations and people in order to meet changing departmental priorities. Operates within established HR policies. Experienced in colleague relations issues.
Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises some latitude in determining objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long- term perspective, for desired results. Interprets policies & procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units. Recommends changes to operating policies.
Impact and Organizational Contribution: Guides the successful completion of major programs and may be in a team or project leadership role. Contributes to achievement of team, plant and/or global goals. Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments would normally result in serious delays to assigned projects resulting in considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds. Monitors and manages the efforts of colleagues and subordinate leaders to achieve delivery of short-term to mid-term goals. Leads and motivates others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose. Empowers others to contribute their best.
Teamwork/Influence: Represents the organization as the contact on projects. Interacts with senior internal and/or external personnel on matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Frequent contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects or contracts. Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal and external representatives concerning specific operations. Actively involved in daily operations. Accomplishes results through lower level subordinate supervisors or through experienced Staff colleagues, who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. May head a centralized functional activity.
Time Span of Work: Projects and tasks covering short-term (1 to 3 months) to mid-term (3 to 6 months) deliverables; Work measured at milestones.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum 5 years of engineering and/or project management experience.
Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: PMP Certification or PE License preferred
Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skills. Motivated, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Demonstrated commitment to values-based leadership and achieving objectives in a manner that is supportive of the Pfizer values and leader behaviors.
•Demonstrated leadership, management and technical capabilities.
•Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the Pfizer organization.
TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
•Experience in a pharmaceutical / FDA-regulated manufacturing environment. A working knowledge of cGMP and facility/equipment validation requirements.
•Demonstrated ability to prepare and administer estimates, budgets, schedules, and apply resources to accomplish projects on schedule. Ability to manage multiple priorities and a successful track record of managing capital projects.
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work in the field on location during the construction phase of project execution including lifting up to 50 lbs.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.
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