Life Sciences Consulting Project Manager

  • 8717 W 110th St, Overland Park, KS 66210, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

ProPharma Group is an industry leading, single source provider for regulatory compliance, pharmacovigilance, and medical information services across the full development lifecycle for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Operating around the world with offices in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States, ProPharma Group’s fully integrated service offerings will provide clients with a comprehensive suite of global support services that are required to be competitive in today’s dynamic markets. We build successful long-term relationships with clients by providing leading industry knowledge, experience, and proven processes.

Job Description

This Project Manager position is responsible for managing multiple projects within the designated region, project profitability, revenue and establishing, growing and maintaining client relationships. The Project Manager will help in the development of proposals.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Perform all job functions of general validation consultation such as: facilities and utilities process commissioning.
  • Manage all project staff at client sites: including scheduling, reviews, staff motivation, training and development.
  • Develop and mentor Project Leads, Validation Engineers and other direct reports and staff. Includes scheduling, reviews, staff motivation, training and development.
  • Oversee and track project profitability.
  • Manage staff utilization.
  • Perform all job functions with little to no oversight.
  • Develop effective sales and marketing proposals and organizes and conducts professional technical product and services presentations to potential clients.
  • Ensure high level of client satisfaction.
  • Assist with interviews of ProPharma Group candidates.
  • Responsible for the schedule, quality and budget of all projects within the designated region.
  • Provide the client a close accounting of project quality, cost, and time schedules.
  • Provide evaluation of budget compliance and project billings on a scheduled basis.
  • Advise the necessary individuals of the need for additional service agreements.
  • Actively participate in civic and professional organizations.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable guidelines.
  • Participate in in-house staff training.
  • Plan, assign, and direct work.
  • Enforce human resources policies and procedures with support of human resources staff.
  • Promote the company’s reputation through good client relations.
  • Provide leadership in client retention.
  • Document all meetings attended, directives, and significant phone conversations.
  • Extensive travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualified candidate must have:

  • B.S./ Engineering or Science or related field as a minimum.
  • Ten years of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the field of validation or 10+ years’ experience in related industry.
  • Minimum 5 years’ management experience required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ supervision experience required.
  • PMP Certified or certified within 6 months of hire.
  • Depth in multiple areas of validation.
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks or projects.
  • Ability to identify and develop new clients.
  • Ability to identify and develop talent in project staff.
  • Understanding of the criteria for selection in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
  • Knowledge of the sales process in these industries.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations.
  • Ability to earn and maintain a client’s confidence through appropriate planning, organizing, controlling, and directing of a project.
  • Knowledge of standard office policies, procedures and standards.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects.
  • Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to think ahead and prepare action plans to achieve results.
  • Supervisory experience, including employee hiring and retention, performance review and discipline.
  • An ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to access and resolve difficult business situations.
  • Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to walk, stand and move about for long periods of time; work with equipment in the field including basic hand tools, lift and manipulate reasonable weights (approximately 35 lbs), ability to sit and type for long periods of time.

Additional Information

  • All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
  • ***ProPharma Group does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters/third parties. Please, no phone calls or emails to anyone regarding this posting.***