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NPI Project Manager

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2211789 Category Manufacturing & Operations Division AbbVie
  • Lead all aspects of NPI projects from strategic decisions, stakeholder management, scheduling, team meetings, budget, communication, and supplier / customer management
  • Responsible for providing technical input, leading to shape the overall strategies for the front end planning, due diligence and technical feasibility assessments for potential New Products Introductions
  • Set and lead NPI Site program strategy including stage and gate meetings, timelines to meet program objectives
  • Works with Site Senior Management in the development and execution of the project development plan and governance body deliverables. Lead Governance Board Meetings
  • Build a team of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and key stakeholders to optimize and maintain the New Product Development Technology Strategy and drive the success of key NPI initiatives
  • Matrix management of a team of site operations personnel assigned to plan, implement and execute NPI projects
  • Develop project team (s), charter, ground rules and project timelines. Develop and execute program-specific project and risk management plans (timelines, milestones, metrics, critical path) ensuring and appropriate escalation as needed.
  • Develop and assess cost and resource projections for potential new business development opportunities and serve as point of contact
  • Ensure consistency and compliance across all aspects of NPI programs
  • Effective NPI projects oversight to ensure on time delivery of project(s) deliverables

  • Minimum B.S. in a related field such as science, engineering, business, etc. or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of total Pharmaceutical Industry experience
  • 3+ years of technical transfer and new product launch experience within Pharmaceutical Manufacture environment required, including management of large complex programs and cross-functional teams
  • Strong knowledge in drug development process and pharmaceutical manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of Quality and Supply Chain Systems
  • Proven experience leading teams as a Project and Technical Transfer manager
  • Proficient in project management skills, including budget, finance, cost accounting, and team management
Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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