Business Project Manager

Almac Group is currently seeking a Business Project Manager (BPM) for our Durham, NC location. The role of the BPM is to own and drive projects from initiation through completion with the outcome resulting in on-time/on-budget delivery according to specifications.  While BPM's may manage a range of different project types the focus of this position is on engineering and facilities projects at our Durham, NC facility and project management experience in these areas is essential. 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform the following while managing projects through successful completion:
  1. Project Initiation
    • Performs initial scoping/project organization
    • Develops high level plan and identifies resources
    • Identifies initial risks
    • Defines and establishes the team
    • Establishes team roles and accountabilities
    • Ensures Business Case is documented
    • Establishes the budget
    • Gains formal budget approval
  2. Project Planning
    • Creates a detailed project plan
    • Assigns tasks and targets
    • Drives requirements
    • Drives vendor process as required
    • Establishes communication plan
  3. Project Execution
    • Identifies risks as project progresses
    • Facilitates issue/conflict resolution and decision making
    • Manages project change and prepares for business readiness
    • Identifies and drives resolution of resourcing issues
    • Leads the team
    • Controls the project
    • Communicates per established communication plan
  4. Project Maintenance and Control
    • Identifies, manages, and mitigates risks as they surface
    • Follows all departmental and company processes/best practices
    • Monitors and maintains budget
  5. Project Close
    • Ensures project lessons are identified
    • Ensures closeout records in complete state
    • Ensures smooth transition to business and benefits review
  6. Takes on other supporting activities as dictated by the needs of the department and the business and is prepared to support travel as required based on project requirements.
Required Experience / Education:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • (3 years+) Significant experience in managing projects requiring detailed project planning, risk management. resource balancing, business case preparation
  • Use of Microsoft Office tool set (MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in tailoring project communication (verbal and written) for stakeholders at all levels of an organization up to Executive level
  • Knowledge of effective communication methods used for project stakeholders at a senior or executive level
  • Waterfall and Iterative methodologies: methods, techniques, roles, tools
  • Business Analysis Methods
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Life Science, Business, Math or IT discipline
  • Prince2/PMP Project Management Certification
  • Scrum Master Certification or Agile Certification
  • Experience of managing projects through a formal methodology
  • Experience in Almac systems, processes and procedures
  • Experience in leading a team in a GMP or regulated environment
  • Experience in having responsibility for direct interactions and communication with stakeholders
  • Performing Scrum Master role in an AGILE environment
  • Leading projects with participants in multiple global sites/3rd party resources
  • Pharmaceutical or clinical supplies industry experience or project management experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Almac’s internal business systems
  • Clinical Trials process knowledge
  • Development of Return on Investment
  • GXP
  • 21CFRPart11
What can Almac Group offer you?
  • Medical, Vision & Dental benefits from the 1st of the month following start date
  • 20 days PTO per year, accrued monthly following start date
  • 12 holidays per year
  • Company paid Long and Short-term disability along with Life Insurance
  • 401k company contribution
  • Hybrid work available for applicable roles (after being fully onsite 5 days a week for 6 months)
    • ​Hybrid Schedule after 6 months fully onsite is 2 days WFH/ 3 days in the office
  • Professional development programs/ continuous learning opportunities
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Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organization that has organically grown over 50 years now employing 7,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our US Headquarters is located at Souderton, PA with additional operations scattered around the US and Europe. ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a tagline – it is our way of life.
Embracing diversity is at the heart of enhancing Almac Group’s unique culture and reflects our fundamental belief that all people deserve equality, inclusivity and the opportunity for advancement. We are committed to cultivating a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment for all.  Together, we will build on the strength in our diversity and deliver exceptional solutions to advance human health globally.
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through our portal. Candidate Resumes/CV’s not submitted through our portal or directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.
Almac Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled - Proudly embracing diversity in all of its expressions.
Almac provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance completing the application process.  Please email us at [email protected] to request assistance.

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