Senior Project Coordinator
Astellas

Westborough, Massachusetts

Posted in Pharmaceuticals


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Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!



Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at www.astellas.com.



Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc and focused on the development and commercialization of stem cell and regenerative medicine therapies. Astellas is an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company whose philosophy is to contribute to the improvement of people's heath around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.



AIRM has a world-class R&D team, and is pursuing a diverse range of disease indications, ranging from macular degeneration (currently in clinical trials) and other ocular indications to vascular and autoimmune disease. AIRM's intellectual property portfolio includes pluripotent stem cell platforms -- both embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells as well as other cell-based therapy research programs. AIRM is headquartered in Massachusetts.



Astellas is announcing a Senior Project Coordinator opportunity at their Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) site in Westborough, MA.



Purpose:

As a member AIRM's Manufacturing Technical Support (MTS) team, the Senior Project Coordinator will play a critical role in the maintenance and management of Manufacturing'schedule, technology transfer program and quality management system. These major job functions include the responsibility to create and maintain project plans, communicate with stakeholders and escalate roadblocks/pain points. The Senior Project Coordinator will be in a high visibility role that is critical to the success of technology transfers into the GMP environment.



Essential Job Responsibilities:

Project Management Support (80%):


* Provide project management support for projects such as new product introductions
* Work with the team to define activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration, and associated resource requirements for project(s) in the form of Gantt Charts.
* Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project
* Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs for the project change -- communicating potential pain points/road blocks that need to be mitigated.
* Manage/schedule meetings with all levels of the organization
* Build positive relationships with counterparts in cross-functional internal organizations and external partners

Quality Assurance (20%)


* Provide input on medium and low level deviations (Investigations)
* Support Change Controls and CAPAs





Organizational Context:


* Directly reports to the Manager of Manufacturing Technical Support





Qualifications:

Required:


* Understanding of change management and project management methodologies
* Proficiency utilizing MS Office products
* Experience with Microsoft Project and Gantt charts
* Detail oriented with good organizational skills and documentation practices.
* Able to manage priorities and maintain timelines for multiple projects in a fast-pace setting.
* Ability to work effectively independently, as well as part of a team.



Preferred:


* Understanding of change management and project management methodologies
* Proficiency utilizing MS Office products
* Experience with Microsoft Project and Gantt charts
* Detail oriented with good organizational skills and documentation practices.
* Able to manage priorities and maintain timelines for multiple projects in a fast-pace setting.
* Ability to work effectively independently, as well as part of a team.


Benefits:


* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down
* 401(k) match and annual company contribution
* Company paid life insurance
* Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions
* Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions
* Referral bonus program



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