PROJECT MANAGER WITH EXPERIENCE IN LIFE SCIENCES
35 North is a full-service program, project, and construction management firm that delivers customized innovative solutions focused on the life sciences industry. We work on a variety of project sizes and types. Our expert, in-house team provides program and project management, construction management, cost estimating and management, scheduling, and commissioning services.
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and administration of construction projects in our core market sector, life sciences. This includes but is not limited to subcontracting, procurement, and purchasing of trades and vendors, design management, scheduling, documentation, meetings, reports, and document control. The Project Manager is also responsible for cost management including budgets and internal cost reporting, profitability, subcontractor and vendor payments, owner billings, and change orders. The Project Manager serves as the primary liaison with all stakeholders: the client, design team, and subcontractors.
- Management of all project team members.
- Management of all project phases including planning, preconstruction, construction, project closeout and works closely with our commissioning team as needed.
- Prepare the detailed scopes of work for all subcontractors and purchase orders (including all schedule requirements and any other obligation required by the subcontractor or vendor), issue the formal agreements. Ensure all staff is familiar with subcontractor work scopes.
- Thorough review and understanding of the Owner’s contract to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements.
- Establishes the overall project’s procedures and execution plan.
- Develops the overall detailed project schedule. Ensures that schedule is incorporated into appropriate subcontracts and purchase orders. Monitor critical path activities frequently to document and if necessary, intervene to keep project on or ahead of schedule. Expedite material deliveries according to project schedule requirements. Identify potential schedule impacts including scope, weather, manpower changes, and facilitates mitigation plans for these impacts.
- Create staging, logistics, and phasing plan for project.
- Responsible for project startup, including obtaining permits and licenses, and managing jobsite mobilization.
- Establishes the project document control system to ensure the project is using the most current contract documents for construction. This includes the system to initiate and monitor Request for Information (RFIs) as well as the shop drawing control and management.
- All aspects of cost and profitability management. This includes change orders, internal cost coding, profitability analysis, and all other logs, reports, and tools to review, evaluate and manage cost expenditures.
- Prepare monthly status reports and progress reports.
- Lead responsibility for project quality control plan implementation and compliance.
- Provides appropriate written documentation for decisions affecting various aspects of the project such as budget, schedule, quality, and safety. Employs current best practices for documentation requirements.
- Prioritize, review, and expedite submittals.
- Attend OAC progress meetings and create monthly status reports.
- Manage and oversee job close-out documentation and procedures.
- Bachelor’s degree in construction, engineering, or related field.
- Minimum of 5 years’ construction experience.
- Conflict resolution skills and experience with successfully resolving disputes.
Preferred but not Required Qualifications:
- Experience working on regulated industries and knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements: FDA regulations, Good Engineering Practices (GEP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
- Previous project experience in one or more of the following technologies and platforms: manufacturing and utilities systems; clean and aseptic rooms; clean-in-place (CIP); steam-in-place (SIP); autoclaves; vapor hydrogen peroxide (VHP) sterilization; solid dose preparation areas; powder feeding and continuous manufacturing; blending, milling, granulation, and formulation; fermentation, purification, and conjugation processes,; controlled temperature environments; injectables sterile fill and packaging facilities; conveyors and clean packaging automation; GMP warehousing; and, automated storage and retrieval warehouse systems.