188535 - Associate Project Manager
Industry
PRO
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Rockville
State
MD
Rate
Up to $36.00 DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Associate Project Manager for an opening in Rockville, MD.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Associate Project Manager (APM) provides support to a Project Manager in managing projects / studies for customers and in the development of workflow processes between the customer and the business. Specifically, the APM assists the Project Manager in study management across the organization and various departments, proactively working with all the parties involved in the study and in timeline management, milestone tracking and weekly updates to the customer. APM’s will also be responsible for full study management of projects with moderate complexity, coordinating across all technical and service aspects of a project.

Works with the Client to finalize Specifications. This may include meetings at the client’s premises.

Assists in setting up and maintaining study filing systems and maintains accurate records for all work undertaken.

Joint responsibility with the Project Manager for ensuring that all business activities come together in a timely manner to meet the customer and study requirements.

Coordination and communication of all relevant activities, both internal and external to ensure that all services and products are ready for the start of the study or as required by the customer.

Use of appropriate project planning tools to communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities.

Timely provision of reports and other information to customers if applicable.

Works with operations to optimize production of deliverables balancing the customer requirements with best use of available capacity.

Creates and/or supports creation of batch documentation, operational documents using internal systems. This is inclusive of billing package review.

Provides back-up support to the Project Manager, including financial and quote forecasting.

Monitors project activities and day to day business as well as establishment of customer approved Project Specifications.

Collects all the information on a study design including correct label texts, coordination of secondary packaging materials and tools, coordination of label production and production of all batch documentation for operations and check of documentation.

Coordinates shipments through the logistics department, and prepares orders and GMP instructions in a timely manner.

Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.

Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Requires understanding and competent use of SOPs required by company Quality standards.

Requires excellent organizational, planning, verbal, written and numerical skills with the ability to analyze and define solutions and manage multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines.

Requires strong and effective communicator with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and clients.

Requires ability to develop strong customer management skills; proactively anticipates, understands, and responds to the needs of clients to meet or exceed their expectations.

Requires ability to learn and master all internal systems associated with projects (i.e. Salesforce, Trackwise, Master Control, IN-TRAK II and GPM, if applicable per site).

Requires 2-3 years of successful experience in project management as a Project Support Associate/Coordinator.

Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills to include excellent relationship building.

Requires proficiency in personal computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).

Requires proven experience with customers in a dynamic environment.

Requires excellent communication, organizational skills and project co-ordination skills.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Prefer proficiency in appropriate project planning tools e.g., Microsoft Project, to communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities.

Prefer in depth understanding of clinical trials.

Prefer basic understanding of Project Management concepts.

Prefer Certification in Project Management by a recognized institution in project
management.

Work Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Ability to work on occasion in a cold environment with exposure to dry ice, liquid nitrogen cryogenics, hazardous and infectious agents, marked changes in temperature.

Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to use a computer up to 8 hours per day.

10 - 25% Travel as needed.

EDUCATION:
Accredited college, university or recognized professional degree, preferably in a health related field.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift, 8am-5pm
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Billy James
bjames@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x340 or (800) 927-9318 x340

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.