Catalent Pharma Solutions Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job Description

Catalent Pharma - San Diego is looking to hire a Project Manager who is responsible for activities associated with drug product development and cGMP Manufacturing activities, in addition to developing and managing business relationships, for major pharmaceutical clients. Our Best in Class team will continue to grow in 2018 and we have multiple Project Management positions to fill at our San Diego facility.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • Work directly with Client-side Project Managers to develop, write and process work orders as part of the RFP process. Liaise between clients, science and manufacturing teams to drive project and process solutions.

  • Prepare and present monthly/quarterly (or as required) project updates to client management via telephone and at client sites.

  • Manage all client communications, visits and audits, with support of corresponding internal departments (Manufacturing, Pharmaceutics, QA/QC).

  • Interface directly with Manufacturing to coordinate client manufacturing schedule and forecasting. Monitor manufacturing activities in process.

  • Coordinate and communicate with Contracts/Finance for project related costs and billing updates

  • Seek additional business opportunities with House Accounts

The Candidate (requirements)

  • Bachelor of Science degree, from an accredited university, preferably in Chemistry or related scientific discipline. 7-10 years pharmaceutical industry experience, with exposure to project management, product development and cGMP manufacturing, and business development. Experience with a CMO or CRO environment highly desired.

  • Ability to understand the customer requirements and manufacturing scenarios, processes, and equipment to develop project plan scope, and deliverables and translate to the team accordingly for execution.

  • Ability to build strong relationships with client, instilling trust and confidence. Versatile team player with the ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure; Able to achieve high quality deliverables within set targets.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including actively listening, conflict resolution, ability to effectively influence diverse stakeholders for positive outcome. Outstanding technical writing and communication skills. Highly organized, with attention to detail.

  • Technical knowledge/familiarity of project management concepts and tools to plan, track, and communicate timelines, risks, and milestones and drive for decisions and solutions to issues during the process.

  • PMP certification or related Project Management professional training is a plus

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team

  • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k are all offered from Day One of employment

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and holidays

About Catalent San Diego

Catalent San Diego, Inc. (Formerly Pharmatek Laboratories, Inc.) is a premier pharmaceutical chemistry development and manufacturing organization supporting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Catalent San Diego focuses on bringing client drug compounds from discovery to the clinic with services that include analytical development, preformulation testing, formulation development, GMP manufacturing and stability storage and testing. At Catalent San Diego, we recruit and develop exceptional individuals with a passion for science and determination to excel. We offer a technically challenging and stimulating environment and the opportunity to learn from the best. We provide a generous benefits package, on-site gym and fitness programs, team sports, activities and competitive compensation.

About Catalent Pharma Solutions

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market, for the benefit of patients globally.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.™

Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities, or contact us at +1 877 503 9493.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Catalent = Catalyst + Talent

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!

Grow with us. Be challenged. Make a personal impact.

Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…

  • You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).

  • You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!

  • You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.

  • You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.

  • You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!

  • See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.