R&D Project Management Project Planner

Philadelphia - Remote, Pennsylvania

Career Opportunity: R&D Project Management Project Planner!

As an R&D Project Management Project Planner, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the timely execution of project goals and objectives. You’ll work closely with Project Management Leads (PMLs) and R&D PMs to generate and update project plans, gather progress updates from cross-functional teams, and ensure accurate maintenance of our corporate planning system. If you’re detail-oriented, proactive, and have strong technical skills, this role is for you

Top Responsibilities:

  • Generate and update accurate day-to-day project plans under the direction of Project Management Leads (PMLs) or R&D PMs
  • Gather updates from cross-functional teams and monitor progress, focusing on critical path activities
  • Create and maintain standard Gantt views for team review and provide detailed planning knowledge during working meetings
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of our corporate planning system, Planisware, to support downstream Portfolio Reporting and resource forecasting
  • Provide professional planning input and support for multiple Project Teams
  • Collaborate with the Business Support Organization (BSO) to maintain Planisware compliance and facilitate system updates, improvements, and user training

Top Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in Planisware for project planning purposes
  • Experience with planning applications such as Microsoft Project, Planisware, etc
  • Excellent technical aptitude and computer software skills
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally, leveraging appropriate company tools


  • Previous experience or interest in the drug development process and Project Management
  • Bachelor’s degree in a life sciences, mathematics, or engineering discipline
  • Project Management Professional Qualification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) is a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in science or equivalent, ideally in a life sciences, mathematics, or engineering discipline
  • Project Management Professional Qualification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) is a plus

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and make a meaningful impact in the pharmaceutical industry, apply now to join our team as an R&D Project Management Project Planner. Be part of a dynamic team dedicated to driving innovation and improving patient outcomes!

About SSi People:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.


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