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ThermoFisher Scientific Sr Client Services Project Manager - US Remote in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

Position: Senior Enterprise Project Manager, Global Client Management

Reports To: Global Client Management Team Leader

Location: US– Remote

Track: Professional

Job Family: Client Services Project Management

Relocation (if applicable): No

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

We are the Clinical Trials Division (CTD): We Supply the Hope that Changes Lives

CTD partners with pharmaceutical and biotech customers around the world to ensure the right patients get the right therapies in the right doses at the right time - a concept that we internally adopt as "There is a Patient Waiting." Our unique blend of services includes project management, packaging, distribution, transportation management and specialty logistics, ancillary supply management, clinical supply optimization, bio-repository storage and much more. Our more than 4000 employees in over 15 countries work hard every day knowing that what they do matters.

Your Role in that Mission:

As a member of Global Client Services, you are part of One Global Team: Empowered to Act, Make Connections and Get Results for our customers and their patients.

The Senior Enterprise Project Manager independently manages a portfolio of complex client projects from end-to-end within the client services business, and they maintain client relationships, with a focus on providing an excellent customer experience and guiding clients through the entire customer journey within Clinical Trial Services. They demonstrate advanced capabilities in project management and other industry or business processes. This individual delivers results through creative problem solving, cross-functional teamwork, and their own mastery of project management. This role acts as an informal leader in the Client Services team, supporting strategic development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently leads large, complex project portfolio (number of projects depends on client needs and complexity of projects), planning and delivering at all stages in coordination with global PM team; guides the client through the process end-to-end. May handle portfolio of multiple projects for certain clients.

  • Informal leader within the team who looks to improve processes, tools, and resources for organization. Provides mentorship and guidance for new hires and less senior project managers and is viewed as a role model leader by peers.

  • Works with client to outline and maintain project timeline and deliverables.

  • Develops and maintains client relationship throughout project and ensures addresses any concerns. Acts as single point of escalation throughout entirety of client project within clinical trials.

  • Coordinates vital internal and external business activities to achieve project goals. Works with cross-functional project teams to ensure all project activities are accurately planned and delivered.

  • Measure project performance and progress using appropriate tools and techniques. Identifies areas of concern and performs corrective actions which are communicated to all collaborators.

  • Demonstrates advanced technical capabilities, implementation of standard methodologies, and strong expertise in site processes, industry requirements, problem solving, etc.

  • Supports strategic development of the project management function, including potential for new or expanded business, global initiatives, site processes, etc.

  • Manages Scope Change and PO tracking.

As Demonstrated By:

Project Management

  • Independently manages a large, complex project portfolio or multiple client projects, planning and delivering at all project stages.

  • Structures project(s) in line with client strategy by demonstrating an entrepreneurial approach; optimizes processes to identify needs, defines resources requirements, tracks performance and identifies improvement opportunities.

  • Develops methods to proactively identify, monitor, and evaluate project challenges and partners with cross functional teams to identify solutions and deliver positive outcomes. Mentors other team members on project resolution.

  • Pro-actively defines, tracks, and negotiates expenses, budgets, and revisions in response to project achievements and performance.

  • Extensive understanding of customer contract terms and conditions; skilled in negotiation skills and techniques and coaches others in effective contract management.

Client Relationship Management

  • Highly skilled at performing and interpreting comprehensive need analyses which reflect an understanding of the customer's target market and value proposition.

  • Thorough knowledge of Thermo Fisher's solutions portfolio and industry and capable of articulating how Thermo Fishers' value proposition is superior to competitive offerings.

Technical Knowledge

  • Demonstrates advanced technical capabilities and strong expertise in site processes, industry requirements, and problem solving.

  • Manages project efficiently in different systems to provide accurate forecasting information to core team, leadership and the client. Maintains accountability for individual and team outcomes.

  • Proactively advances the efficiency and effectiveness of work processes, procedures, and outputs.

Project Management Leadership

  • Collaborates well, builds effective business relationships and brings new or alternative perspectives forward to overcome difficulty or uncertainty and builds a coalition.

  • Crafts S.M.A.R.T. objectives and forms a realistic action roadmap with timelines.

  • Assumes the leadership role on projects as appropriate, manages and supports cross-functional teams to be successful, and strategically plans an effective and efficient timeline to be completed on time.

Key Requirements:

  • Education : Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific subject area or equivalent

Years of Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in client facing project management within the pharmaceutical and/or life sciences industry preferred; experience with clinical trials preferred but not required

  • 3+ years experience acceptable if holding an advanced degree

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in Pennsylvania is $84,400.00–$126,000.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.