Together, Let’s Make A Difference. At Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, our mission is to help improve the health of humankind. As a leading, global contract development and manufacturing organization, with sites in the US, Belgium, Japan and India, we work together to empower our clients to bring drugs to market. Every team member, from manufacturing and quality programs to development and facilities services are a critical component to this effort. At our US location, our focused expertise and capabilities makes us one of the industry’s top leaders for large molecule manufacturing and aseptic drug product fill in vials and syringes. We believe our people are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing our employees with an environment that supports personal and professional growth. We take pride in knowing our efforts are helping countless patients for years to come. Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, inspiring team with an amazing culture? If you do, then Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services is the place for you. We are on the search for a Project Manager I to join the team! In this role you will be responsible for project management tasks for custom Drug Substance, Drug Product, or ADC manufacturing projects. You will drive planning, decision-making and develop implementation strategies for projects. As a Project Manager you will work with team members to create and maintain project plans and timelines, which may include budget, definition, scope, supply chain management, financial resources allocation, dependencies, and target dates. This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities, but will lead cross functional internal/external project team activities. Responsibilities:Manages clinical or commercial GMP manufacturing projects governed by a contract between Aji Bio-Pharma and client including but not limited to: tech transfer, DS production, DP production, or ADC production.Responsible for development of project timelines and tracking of contract deliverables.Hosts project meetings to provide status update to clients and internal cross-functional team members.Communicates effectively with client and across all functional groups so that schedules and scope of the project is clear.Tracks and forecasts revenue generating activities. Works with finance to ensure invoices are accurate and paid on time.Identifies project issues such as resource, technical or scheduling constraints and assists to resolve these issues internally and with external stakeholders by development of risk assessments, summarized options and proposed solutions with impact statements.Ensures that projects are completed on time, within budget and scope, and conforms to predetermined quality standards.Responsible for hosting client visits.Responsible for evaluating unexpected deviations that may impact project deliverables or timelines and taking steps to resolve these issues.Assists with project closeout and provides summaries/feedback for proposed process change.Embodies Aji Bio-Pharma’s cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture. Requirements:Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a life sciences or business discipline preferred.Minimum of three (3) years in Biotech/Pharma or CMO. Zero to two (0-2) years of experience in Project Management.Strong computer skills, MS Office, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. MS-Project is preferred.Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.Highly developed interpersonal skills with the proven ability to function effectively and tactfully with multiple departments and personnel, able to gain consensus and commitmentDemonstrated leadership, interpersonal, matrix management, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.Understanding of biotech or drug product development and of multi-project planning and coordination is required. We provide a Total Rewards package designed to make life better – both at work and at home.Annual Bonus Opportunities for All Employees15 Days Starting PTO (Annual Increase) + Sick Time Off + Volunteer Time OffPaid Parental LeaveAnnual Company Shutdown in DecemberComprehensive Medical, Dental + Vision401K Company Match + Immediate VestingBackup Daycare and EldercareMonthly Employee Appreciation Events and Food Truck FridaysEmployee Discount ProgramsTuition ReimbursementCasual Dress CodeWellness ProgramsCommunity Outreach OpportunitiesIf you meet the requirements above, and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.ajibio-pharma.com and click on the “Careers” section. Please be sure to note where you saw our ad posting.New hires will pass a background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.We are an EOE dedicated to a diverse work force and Drug Free work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.