The APIIC seeks an experienced Project Manager who will be responsible for planning and overseeing pharmaceutical API projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. The successful candidate will be able to lead a team, monitor project progress, keep stakeholders informed, designate resources, set deadlines, problem solve and manage a budget.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • In concert with management and project team, define project scope and objectives
    • Coordinate with project team to identify resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
    • Develop and manage detailed project schedule, work plan and project milestones
    • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
    • Provide project updates and communicate with stakeholders in a consistent and timely manner
    • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
    • Track project costs to meet budget
    • Schedule, convene and facilitate project work group meetings; assign and follow up on action items
    • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
    • Coordinate with drug API development and manufacturing partners
    • Document program actives
    • Work with Project Lead to oversee the collection and maintenance of records

Personal Characteristics

    • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
    • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
    • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
    • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities
    • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external stakeholders to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
    • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve challenges, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
    • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
    • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
    • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities
    • Plan: Determine strategies to move the project and organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results
    • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of program/project management
    • Understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing
    • Time management
    • Strong communication skills
    • Computer skills; data spreadsheets; E-mail; Internet


    • College/University degree in related subject


    • 3-5 years’ experience in related field
    • Pharmaceutical experience preferred

Working Conditions

    • Office environment, ability to work from home
    • Standard 40-hour work week.  Some overtime/weekend work may be required

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