Senior Project Manager


Bend, OR


The right candidate for the Senior Project Manager will facilitate and guide various internal and client-facing efforts focused on drug development. Interacts extensively with R&D, Quality Control, Operations, Quality Assurance, and the client to coordinate a cross functional team tasked with achieving critical project milestones within the client’s stated timeline.


  • Manages 5-8 projects simultaneously throughout the entirety of their program lifecycle
  • Serves as primary interface between the client and the internal project team. Facilitates information flow between internal teams and clients for materials, shipments, documents, project updates, meeting agendas, and timelines
  • Owns the overall project timeline, schedule, and resource planning. Ensures internal teams are well informed on project timelines and goals, helps facilitate information transfer within internal teams
  • Maintains consistent and accurate communication with the client via regularly scheduled and ad-hoc updates
  • Prepares internal teams and clients for upcoming project needs or internal team project transfers
  • Communicates project execution to the client and schedules regular meetings, both internal and external, to review the execution of each project phase with the technical team.
  • Onboards projects into our QADC system, works closely on a regular basis with QC and QA to ensure cGMP quality compliance throughout project lifespan
  • Oversees and influences across departments to coordinate program support as needed
  • Manages timeline, budget forecasting, resource planning, project meetings, document tracking, and owns the overall project progress. Communicates risk internally and externally. Ensures project milestones are communicated and met
  • Maintains accurate revenue projections and manages invoicing for individual client milestones
  • Acts as primary point of contact for external resources and client queries
  • Participates in travel to client sites for face-to-face meetings and business development activities.
  • Oversees, coordinates, and tracks shipments of all project/client materials
  • Help with the creation of new systems to drive process improvements
  • Contributes to onboarding and training of Project Coordinators and Project Managers, acts as a role model within the department.
  • Highly developed communication and writing skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional teamwork, collaboration, conflict management skills and adaptability to change
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, in chemistry, biology, engineering, materials science, physics or closely related field; and 3-5 years of relevant Project Management experience.
  • Requires 0 years of GMP experience.
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