1+ months

Sr. Project Manager Business Operations - Remote

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 Work Remotely

We go where others wont, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world.Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.

Excited to grow your career? The successful candidate will be a key member of the Business Operations team supporting the Science & Development (S&D) Project Management & Business Operations Group. The Senior Project Manager will independently lead and oversee S&D business operations and strategy focused projects, financial planning, communications, and reporting. The S&D continuous improvement project initiatives will vary from defining and implementing new ways of working, building / refining systems and processes, to developing trainings and other business-related projects for the S&D organization. The Senior Project Manager will own the strategy and be responsible for controlling activities of assigned projects, gather insights and direction from customers on requirements, and facilitate participation from cross-functional project team members. This role will interact with both S&D and cross-functional Senior Leadership and will require effective communication and stakeholder engagement. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player as projects will require collaboration across the S&D Project Management Office and Emergent Enterprise.
Additionally, the Senior Project Manager will have the opportunity to help/mentor other members of the Business Operations team.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

S&D Business Projects
Independently lead and manage multiple complex S&D business initiatives and projects, with cross functional stakeholders and senior leadership.
Develop project plans with input from all required stakeholders.
With project team, create, manage, and maintain project deliverables, and monitor performance against the approved project plan.
Identify, report and document changes to the project scope that can impact project performance.
Lead effective and action-oriented meetings by engaging with stakeholders, anticipating and mitigating risks, facilitating key discussions, taking minutes, tracking action items, and following up with stakeholders when needed.
Provide updates on the status of projects to leadership.

S&D Routine Operations
Build strategies, tools, templates, trainings, and roadmaps.
Responsible for the compilation and reviews of internal S&D reports
Draft work instructions and/or standard operating procedures for business processes
Support the management of S&D SharePoint/Teams sites as needed.
Manage vendors as needed (e.g., purchase orders, invoices, contracts, & plans)
Lead the development of a proposal when needed (e.g., drafting and compiling information for a business, technical proposal, and scope of work).
Support the Director to manage and monitor the S&D portfolio budgets and/or revenues, including reforecasting and variance reporting. Support the 5 year and annual budget planning as needed.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of post-secondary education, preferably in Business or Science related fields. MA or higher is ideal.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in a project management role. Transferable experience leading/coordinating departmental / business projects or cross functional initiations will be considered.
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology Industries is an asset.
Experience working with common software applications including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint/Teams, Visio and Smartsheet.
Experience with LEAN, Systems thinking, Process Mapping, Hoshin planning, and other business planning and improvement initiatives is a plus.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, combined with strong written and presentation skills, and the ability to negotiate and positively influence peers in multiple disciplines are requirements.
Must be results oriented, flexible, demonstrate a significant level of initiative, and be able to comprehend detailed and complex technical, financial, and contractual issues.

Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Lead with Integrity
    • We gain trust and confidence through ethics, quality, and compliance excellence
  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2023-02-08 Expires: 2023-04-14

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