Project Manager III


On Site
Full Time


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Job Description

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.

Location/Division Specific Information:

High Point, NC / Pharma Services Group - Softgels

Discover Impactful Work:

Do you have a passion for innovative ideas and ground-breaking discoveries? With over $1 billion invested annually in R&D, at Thermo Fisher Scientific you'll help solve some of the world's toughest challenges, from giving cancer patients hope, ensuring safe drinking water and helping law enforcement tackle cases through forensics.

We empower our teams to put science into meaningful action and give our R&D colleagues the autonomy, resources and tools they need to take science a step beyond. Creating a healthier world takes more than scale, technology, and machines. It requires heart & science to creatively tackle problems, deliver breakthroughs, and build the life-saving medicines of tomorrow, today!

We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people's lives; to help us make the world Healthier, Cleaner and Safer.

  • Develop and manage multiple and highly complex Softgel development and commercialization projects, through understanding the client's organization and business needs.
  • Generate organic growth through identifying and developing new business opportunities, partnering with Business Management, and the successful completion of Technology Transfers.
  • Serve as the liaison between Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) and Drug Product Services (DPS) management to coordinate the introduction of new products from the PDS pipeline.

A day in the Life:

Client Experience and Project Management:

  • Act as the internal client advocate and Project Manager at the site while leading regular and ad hoc customer meetings, site visits, and Business Review meetings with assigned accounts.
  • Ensure that service levels are being met, and that required planning and technical information is being exchanged between the site functional departments and customers.
  • Lead resolution of significant issues with the client through coordination and teamwork of internal resources to identify and carry out a corrective action plan, while protecting the Softgels Business interests and image.
  • Ensure client and Thermo Fisher Scientific are operating in compliance with the contractual requirements (accruals, bill backs, service charges, volume tier metrics, etc.).
  • Facilitate decision-making and conflict resolution within the project teams and local functional management. Present decisions and recommendations at periodic project gate reviews.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.

Keys to Success:

  • University Degree in Life Science, Finance, or Business


  • 3+ years of previous related project management experience in a CDMO, biologics, or pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in project management, account management, sales or marketing with internal or external client-facing responsibilities with exposure to business development activities
  • Pharmaceutical or Contract Manufacturing proven experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to influence others to reach agreements and embrace a course of action
  • Identify market opportunities for new and existing clients, act accordingly and dare to try new things
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills; Demonstration of active listening skills
  • Capable of remaining calm while handling complicated issues and maintaining an optimistic outlook


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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