Program Manager – Drug Discovery, Development & Analytical

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Responsible for leading, overall coordination, and scheduling of complex drug development programs involving Engineering, Chemical Development, Analytical Development, GMP Manufacturing, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Sourcing, Supply Chain, and Business Development departments. Report on program status, communicate any issues, problems or additional information to clients, global project teams and senior management along with recommendations of solutions. Monitor and drive program progress versus timelines, budgets and deliverables.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


•Lead, co-ordinate and drive programs and associated projects internally to ensure that client satisfaction, timelines, and budget are the primary focus
•Communicate in a clear and concise manner with clients, fellow project team members, senior management and occasionally with vendors based on pre-defined Communication Plans
•Act as the client advocate on project teams, ensuring that a balanced viewpoint is taken
•Ensure that every project is suitably resourced and project team is clear on overall goals
•Utilize Planisware to create realistic project plans and associated Gantt charts
•Run regularly scheduled internal and client meetings, prepare and distribute meeting agendas and minutes where appropriate
•Maintain project specific SharePoint sites when applicable
•Monitor project budget throughout the project life cycle and ensure that any over-run is flagged to the relevant internal stakeholders and client in a timely fashion
•Schedule and plan upcoming projects based on individual client needs
•Spend time with on-site visitors and participate in meetings with potential and current clients
•Ensure that out of scope activities or project over-runs, driven by client requests, development challenges or other reasons not ascribable to AMRI, are flagged to the relevant BD Manager in a timely fashion
•Execute timely project close out meetings and capture key learnings in project close out reports

Job Requirements:
•BS or MS Degree in Science or Engineering (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, etc.) is required; PMP certification and/or MBA a plus
•2 years prior Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry experience
•Direct experience in a Project or Program Manager (PM) role is preferred
•Windows-based Microsoft Office applications experience (particularly Excel and Project) is required and experience with Planisware is strongly desired

All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness. Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

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