Project Manager Cell Therapy

Summit, New Jersey
Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager
Job Number: JN -062021-65246

Comments: Position is remote until pandemic restrictions are lifted. This includes 1st day - will be remote.


Position Name: PROJECT MANAGER - Cell Therapy MS&T

The roles and responsibilities:

  • Support multiple cross functional GMS&T cell therapy projects in identifying project scope, plan and strategy for execution.
  • Working with the cross functional team, develop and maintain project timelines with cross functional deliverables for GMS&T, ensuring these are aligned with the global project timelines. Identify opportunities for acceleration and prepare delay mitigation plans
  • Establish solid communication channels and forums for effective team collaboration around executables, decision making and requesting External MS&T Leadership Team’s support.
  • Effectively manage team meetings, including the scheduling of meetings, the preparation of agendas, the development of meeting minutes, and the follow up on action items
  • Build and maintain project risk register as the project progresses to meet its milestones. Proactively identify program risks and work with the team and team leader to develop contingency plans
  • Serve as a member of functional sub-teams, tracking timelines elements to ensure that functional deliverables are completed on time and according to relevant quality standards
  • Provide routine health status report of the project to the relevant stakeholders
  • Support the management of a tiered escalation and collaboration structure within GMS&T projects
  • Working with individual project teams, build applicable key performance indicators for routine performance tracking and metric tracking
  • Support data mining to support trouble shooting and manufacturing investigations
  • Suggest tools and methodologies to improve cross functional collaboration.


  • BS in life science, engineering or other technical discipline
  • A minimum 3 years of project management experiences in pharmaceutical/biotech industry (Cell Therapy experience is a plus)
  • PMP certification is desirable.
  • Broad knowledge of the drug development process
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Experience with MS project, MS SharePoint one pager Pro, is required. Smartsheet and Tableau is a plus.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Must be competent in Project Management tools and methodologies

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