CMC Project Manager - P19-23


London, England, United Kingdom

CMC Project Management

Reporting to: Senior Manager, Program Management

The CMC Project Manager exhibiting a “can do” approach will support planning and execution of projects to ensure CMC activities meet product management and program team milestone. The role requires the ability to read and interpret complex information, talk with stake holders, listen well and effectively obtain agreement from multiple parties. Responsible for fostering a team approach, guiding teams to take action in solving problems, clearly present information, and resolve conflicts while staying objective and maintaining constructive working relationships. Stake holders include internal staff, academic partners and the Company’s designated Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs).


  • Facilitate the planning and execution of a program stage or milestone deliverable
  • Utilize project management tools and best practices to identify, plan and execute CMC activities required to fulfil milestone(s).
  • Lead one or more project teams
  • Document, track and communicate progress against project timelines, milestones and budgets
  • Lead/co-lead with CMO cross-functional project team meetings and drive on-time completion of deliverables
  • Facilitate problem-solving, contingency planning, and decision-making
  • Co-ordinate and track status of cross-functional communication and integration activities associated with each project
  • Other activities as may be assigned


The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated experience of integrated program/project management in the biotech/pharma industry.

Candidate must possess:

  • A minimum BS in Biological Sciences, Bioengineering, Chemistry or an associated discipline
  • Experience in the biotechnology or pharma industry with a primary focus on project/program management of CMC related activities
  • Familiarity with biological product development phases and regulatory requirements

Education & skills

  • Experience managing CMO/CTO relationships and projects desired
  • Working knowledge of US and European regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced experience with MS Project, Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary industrial environment
  • Travel to US and international CMO and CTO sites may be required