Project Manager

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Werum IT Solutions is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Werum’s PAS-X software product is run by more than half of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as many mid-sized drug manufacturers. Founded in 1969, Werum is headquartered in Lüneburg, Germany, and has locations in Europe, America, and Asia. Werum is part of the Körber Group’s Business Area Pharma Systems.


 
The Business Area Pharma Systems provides high quality solutions for the production, inspection and packaging of pharmaceutical products and units five internationally successful companies under one roof.


The Körber Group is an international technology group with approx. 11,500 employees around the world. It comprises leading-edge technology companies and more than 130 production, service, and sales entities and offers its customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Automation, Logistics Systems, Machine Tools, Pharma Systems, Tissue, Tobacco and Corporate Ventures.

For our location in Parsippany we are looking for

Project Manager

Tasks:

We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Project Manager looking to work for an industry leading Software Firm within the Pharmaceutical Industry. In order to expand we are seeking talented Project Managers to join our U.S. team for a position in our regional headquarters in Parsippany, NJ or subsidiary in Cary, NC. Project managers play a critical role in the deployment of Werum’s MES solution PAS-X and work closely in independent teams with clients to ascertain successful completion of projects addressing project challenges in regulated environments. The project manager provides leadership on assigned projects and acts to achieve financial, schedule, and client relationship objectives.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and motivated individual looking to increase project management experience throughout the US, Canada & Caribbean. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two years of professional experience in project management, must enjoy interaction with customers, have excellent communication skills and enjoy a fast paced work environment and long term commitments.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Management of national and international (sub‑)projects in the regulated industry
  • Creates and executes project plans and revises as appropriate including project staffing, resource management and budgeting
  • Interface with clients and relevant staff on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships
  • Budget and profit responsibility in the context of IT project management
  • Provide timely and professional presentations to Project Management Team and the Client
  • Establishing, controlling and managing the customer interface
  • Developing and advancing the project management processes
  • Executing project-related controlling tasks in close contact with the internal controlling team
  • Advising the customer in terms of project management and implementation of business requirements in projects in the regulated industry.

Qualifications:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A bachelor of science degree in a science or computer science field is required, a MBA or master of science degree is preferred
  • Minimum of two years of professional and management experience in a comparable position and in projects with at least three full-time employees
  • Experience in international IT project management is a plus
  • IPMA level D/C or a comparable PMI certification is a plus
  • Experience in GMP and MES projects is a plus