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Sr. Project Manager - Facilities Engineering

Company: Charles River
Location: New Haven
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly. Job SummaryWe are seeking a Senior Project Manager for our Facilities Engineering team to be located remotely in the U.S., preferably in the Wilmington, MA area. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for for managing assigned moderate size domestic and international capital projects from inception to completion in support of all business units. Work closely with local site management to coordinate efforts and compile owner's requirements. Oversee program development, design management, construction coordination, schedule and budget coordination and accountability. The following are the responsibilities related to the Sr Project Manager position: --- Manage moderate size domestic and international capital infrastructure projects from inception to completion. Project values may be up to $25M US and projects may be defined/short term or strategic and requiring project tracking over time. --- Oversee program development, design management and construction coordination.--- Develop program budgets and schedules in support of initiative business case. --- Draft capital request executive summaries and justifications as required.--- Regular interface with finance on spending plans--- Monitor and drive progress of projects, maintaining budgets and schedules.--- Ensure value management, internal project cost control and scheduling tools are used to manage projects efficiently.--- Responsible for establishing lines of communication between and integrating efforts of the user group, owner's representative, architectural, engineering, construction management, commissioning, validation coordination and operational delivery of large-scale capital projects so that project objectives are attained.--- Coordinate interface with operations users for program development and preconstruction services. --- Work with procurement throughout the selection process for hiring third-party service firms as construction managers, designers, and related consultants by writing RFPs, evaluating proposals, conducting interviews and making recommendations to senior management.--- Manage furniture, fixture, and equipment (FFE) infrastructure and user coordination.--- Coordinate underwriter and code review of project designs in conjunction with Corporate Risk requirements.--- Ensure effective and proactive safety management programs are in place for employees and contractors--- Track and report project progress to leadership, alerting developing problems where management intervention or oversight is required. Plan and implement appropriate actions as necessary to mitigate risks.--- Perform all other related duties as assigned. Job QualificationsThe following are the qualifications related to the Sr Project Manager position: --- Education: Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) in engineering or in project/construction management or related field required. Master's degree considered a plus.--- Experience: 5 or more years related experience in hi-tech (med device, pharma, biotech, semiconductor) construction and engineering project management. Experience managing projects with budgets up to $25M in total and accelerated schedules.--- Certification/Licensure: PMP, PE or EIT considered a plus.--- Other: Sound working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), OSHA and government regulatory requirements and guidelines. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, etc. Proficiency in CAD is beneficial. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--- Employee is regularly required to talk, hear and work/type at a computer. --- Walking/surveying active operating facilities and construction sites. WORK ENVIRONMENT:--- General office (remote) working conditions; 65%--- On-Site visits to various facility types; 35%--- Noise level in construction areas is usually moderate but may be loud enough to require hearing protection.--- Will involve some outdoor activities - walking around properties/construction areas COMMENTS:--- This position will require domestic and international travel IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. Vaccine MandateCharles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River. About Corporate FunctionsThe Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

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