Project Manager 2 - IT & Automation Job:
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
Clayton North Carolina
Requisition ID 53132BR
Title Project Manager 2 - IT & Automation
Job Category Manufacturing
Job Description This is 1 of 2 similar positions.

Position Purpose: Primary responsibility is to provide project management services for new IT & automation projects & processes. Scope of projects includes computer systems, facility, utility, equipment & processes associated with the production of insulin products.

Project management includes the following activities:
* Refine business case with project owner/sponsor;
* Establish & communicate quantifiable project benefits;
* Refine & clarify project scope through early project analysis with subject matter experts & owners to further substantiate project purpose
* Provide clear goals so that the project secures effective use of time & resources & builds employee motivation;
* Develop time/resource estimates to complete projects;
* Develop bid packages, bid evaluation, & drive vendor selection. Also work with procurement to create project specific contracts;
* Responsible for financial project accountability through purchase order creation, management, invoicing, & cost forecasting
* Monitor, & control project work with stringent follow-up on quality, schedule & budget so that the project delivers the desired end-product;
* Manage, coordinate, & direct contract resources; Coordinate & direct internal resources;
* Ensure that the right amount of resources & competences is allocated to the project, negotiate project resources with Line of Business (LoB) management;
* Report project performance to the relevant stakeholders;
* Manage strategy development & implementation of change control, qualification, & validation for the project;
* Archive all key project & test documentation in compliance with good documentation practices;
* Ensure alignment with Global programs & other site projects to actively share best practice, knowledge, & visions.

* Leads project activities associated with large, medium sized projects.
* Creates master plans for projects that outline all required activities associated with the projects.
* Develop timelines & resource estimates to complete projects. Requires no guidance & direction to complete these goals & needs no coaching or technical competencies for goal obtainment. Serves as a source of expertise in the group for projects.
* Completes projects within schedule & budgetary constraints with allotted resources.
* Ensures systems & processes are validated in a compliant manner in accordance with FDA, EU & NN requirements.
* Ensures commissioning activities during projects reduce changes to systems/processes after being placed under formal change control.
* Leads cross functional teams to ensure all support systems (procedures, calibration, maintenance work orders, etc.) are in place for systems associated with projects.

* Leads the closure of investigations per approved timeframes.
* Requires no guidance & direction to complete these goals & needs no coaching on technical competencies for goal attainment. Serves as a source of expertise in the group for investigations.
* Leads cross functional teams to determine the root cause & corrective actions for problems associated with investigations.

Regulatory Audits: Project documentation is successfully reviewed during audits without compliance issues.

Change Control:
* Completes accurate & timely assessments associated with change control activities.
* Ensures change control activities for systems are completed in a manner in compliance with FDA, EU & NN regulations.
* Leads change control efforts for process improvements & identifies opportunities for improvements.
* Leads cross functional teams during change control efforts & serves as a source of expertise.
* Maintains Safe Work Environment.

BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable technical degree. Mandatory
MA/MS preferred.

Experience: Mandatory
Min. 5 years of project management experience from GxP Production (Pharmaceutical or Nuclear or Military), with emphasis on within IT &/or Manufacturing Automation.

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:
* Excellent technical writing & oral communication skills.
* Excellent presentation & facilitation skills.
* Expert knowledge in being a project team leader with excellent negotiation & conflict resolutions skills. Capable of establishing & communicating high standards & expectations for performance & holding team members accountable for results.
* Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
* Able to operate with a high level of autonomy & authority.
* Strong analytical/reasoning, organizational & multi-tasking skills.
* High level understanding of infrastructure services & manufacturing automation systems.
* Expert in cGMP documentation practice & understanding of change control processes.
* Expert understanding of validation/system development life cycle approach.
* Basic computer skills including experience in the use of Microsoft word, power point, excel, etc.

Demonstrated expertise in planning/organizing, managing execution, checking results, & revising the work plan for complex problems being resolved by cross functional teams.

Physical & Other Requirements:
* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. with assistance.
* Ability to work in confined spaces & near operating equipment.
* Ability to work in loud noisy environments with hearing protection.
* Ability to work hours necessary to support a 24/7 production operations & /or maintenance activities.

EEO Statement:
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Department Product & IT Projects
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC
Job/Position Country US

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