Research and Development Technical Project Manager (Hybrid, Pharma)(v241)

  • Contract Duration: 6+ months, Hybrid
  • Research & Development
  • Providence, RI

Website Lenox Executive Search

Job description

6+ month Hybrid CONTRACT role, with potential to extend. Partial onsite work required in Providence, RI. Must have some Project Management experience in Research & Development (R&D)

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Research & Development Technical Project Manager to fill an 6+ month extendable contractual role with a global pharmaceutical company in Providence, RI. Must have Experience working with Budgets, Resource Management and Scheduling.

REQUIREMENTS for the Research & Development Technical Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, project management or related discipline
  • 4+ years of work experience in project management in technical and/or engineering projects (NOT IT)
  • Some Project Management experience in Research & Development (R&D)
  • Experience working with Budgets, Resource Management and Scheduling
  • Must demonstrate a strong initiative and drive
  • Able to work independently
  • Manages own workload, drawing on practice/precedent and strong project management experience
  • Able to adapt to new projects rapidly and to manage working on multiple projects effectively, ensuring alignment with corporate goals
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas across project boundaries, influencing others to take action
  • Communicates clearly and precisely with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrates ability to solve advanced problems and attain crucial project goals independently
  • Goodunderstanding in scientific disciplines throughout the Pharmaceutical Sciences organization
  • Demonstrates aptitude for building team unity

RESPONSIBILITIES of the Research & Development Technical Project Manager:

  • Independently supports CMC team(s) for one or more development projects which vary in scope
  • Develops advanced full life cycle plans to execute overall project goals and other project-related activities with team
  • Creates detailed timelines independently for campaigns needed to execute team strategy
  • Identifies and communicates key project issues/concerns cross functionally and makes recommendations
  • Assists in the development of project budgeting
  • Ensures roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated to those applicable and takes responsibility for progress/setbacks
  • Ensures that key stakeholders are kept informed both internally and externally on an ongoing basis
  • Estimates and manages material needs (DS, DP, etc.), quantity, and timing for all development activities
  • Works closely with the Project Leader and sub-team to align Pharmaceutical Development goals and strategy with those of the Company Core Team
  • Aids in scenario planning to proactively provide analysis and recommendations on alternative development plans, along with the associated assumptions and risks
  • Effectively summarize key information such as program progress, timeline updates, and risk/opportunity assessments for periodic presentations to management
  • Interacts with suppliers on assigned projects

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $60.00 – $75.00 per hour

Experience level:

  • 4 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Providence, RI: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated?


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Technical project management: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Research & Development Technical project management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Budgeting: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Resource Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Scheduling: 2 years (Preferred)
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