Project Manager - R & D

Confidential Company  •  Rochester, NY

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/25/17
Confidential Company
Rochester, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/25/17


  • Champion and lead projects for pharmaceutical and combination drug/device development and product improvement projects.
  • With team develops overall project plan and resource requirements.
  • May work under a Program Head in the identification, management and resolution of issues
  • May lead one or more sub-teams of a program, including specific indications
  • Contributes to the overall strategy, feasibility and supports the preparation of plans and presentations
  • Management of projects in compliance with defined process and procedures.
  • Management of project team members from the various other functional areas assigned to a specific program (includes team meetings, communications to teams and meeting minutes etc.).
  • Review and monitor program/project activities against definition, schedule and costs.
  • Prepare amended budget forecasts as required.
  • Deliver products to agreed timelines and budgets.
  • Communicate effectively with RD&E management and staff regarding the status of all activities.
  • Inform management in a timely manner of any problems which may result in a delay in project schedules so that appropriate action may be taken.
  • Publish monthly/quarterly project report summaries as required including product presentations to development committee and senior management.


  • Bachelors degree in science required with 5-7 + years of related experience.
  •  3 - 5 years pharmaceutical or medical device development, project / program management experience with specific experience in managing complex, highly technical R&D / Drug Development related activities.
  • Experience with medical device development and creation and management of design history files.
  • Prior training in project management.  PMI certification a plus.
  • Proven, hands-on, results-oriented manager with demonstrated leadership skills across functional lines and a participatory style of working effectively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to communicate and interact at all levels from senior management to staff level.
  • Ability to translate customer requirements into measurable design goals/input.
  • Competency in Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint & Excel.
  • Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Therapeutic area experience in ophthalmology a plus..
  • Proficiency in a foreign language (German, French) a plus.
  • 8994
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