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Posted on 05-01-2017 in Jobs


Senior Project Manager, Biotechnology

Boston, MA



Are you passionate about the new advances being made in Biotechnology?




Are you ready to leverage your project management skills to help a company scale rapidly?




Then keep reading.




We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join a rapidly growing biotechnology company here in Boston, MA. Your expertise leading cross functional projects in Process Development and Manufacturing is needed to support this growth and prepare the company to scale operations. You will have the opportunity to develop and manage projects with internal departments and CMOs to ensure the efficient development and delivery of their microbial products for testing and commercialization. This role is a critical part of the PMO.




What will you be doing in the 1st 6 months:

  • Learn the business and analyze processes for efficiency improvements
  • Begin planning for development projects and product launch projects
  • Get involved in commercial and late stage development projects




Once acclimated:

  • Develop and manage process development and manufacturing projects
  • Work with cross functional teams to manage delivery of product for testing
  • Analyze internal and external process (CMO) for process and budget efficiency
  • Manage projects to optimize internal (R&D) and external (CMO) work streams
  • Integrate work streams with product release planning and supply chain
  • Work with the PMO to expand PM competency across the organization




What do you need to be successful?

  • BS degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Bio-chemical engineering
  • 7 years’ industrial experience with 4 years with Project Management responsibility
  • Technical experience with process development and manufacturing operations (cell culture or fermentation) preferred
  • High level of Project Management skills and competencies -hard and soft skills
  • Technical training and experience as a scientist or engineer
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and operate in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to lead your lead teams to success even with challenging deadlines
  • Always driving to clarity
  • Knowledge to be able to identify process risks and mitigate then effectively




**client will consider candidates for a more senior role with the right qualifications




Why work here?

This is an exciting and rapidly growing company with a trasnsformational microbial product poised to improve the lives of people internationally. This company truly understands the importance of the Project Management function and is developing the PM competency company wide. This is an excellent chance to be part of something exciting and grow with the company.







To learn more, reach out to John Todd directly at or apply online at


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