Director – Technical Manufacturing Solutions
Posted on 3/22/2024
Project Farma

51-200 employees

Biomanufacturing strategy and execution consulting firm
Company Overview
Project Farma (PF) stands out as a leading consulting firm in biomanufacturing strategy and execution, offering comprehensive services from turnkey capital projects to regulatory compliance. The company's commitment to giving back fosters a culture of empathy and connection, linking their work directly to the patients and families it impacts. With a proven track record in building GMP compliant, gene and cell therapy facilities, PF's expertise has resulted in the world's largest and most mature advanced therapy manufacturing footprint.
Consulting
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

6%
Locations
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Management
Lead Generation
CategoriesNew
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business Development
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S. in Life Sciences, Engineering, Business, or a related discipline and/or comparable military experience.
  • Minimum of 10-12 years of advanced therapy, life science, pharmaceutical, or biotech experience.
  • Minimum of 10-12 years of managing high-performing teams.
  • Minimum of 7 years business development, lead generation, or sales experience.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to the employee's start date with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations when reasonable.
  • Travel as needed to fulfill Business Development and Team Member initiatives.
  • Experience operating as a trusted strategic advisor to organization decision-makers on short and long-term organizational initiatives.
  • Experience translating client visions to set the direction, frame the project, provide clarity to direct reports and client, and deliver results.
  • Proven technical/managerial capabilities in developing solutions to engineering and business problems and managing deliverables and client expectations.
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Prioritization and Decision Making
  • Agility
  • People Management
Responsibilities
  • Own, review, present, and analyze Business Development, Project Delivery, and Team Member activities to Leadership.
  • Develop, implement, and execute strategic plans to meet the Manufacturing Solutions Business Development and growth targets.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to meet the Manufacturing Solutions practice area goals of client satisfaction, business and technical performance, and employee engagement.
  • Collaborate across the Manufacturing Solutions practice teams to develop solutions for joint business opportunities that meet business objectives.
  • Monitor and manage department budgets and planning needs to meet the necessary project requirements.
  • Manage new and existing client accounts, focusing on project delivery and actively seeking account growth.
  • Work with client’s business/technical leadership to facilitate workflow development, project scope development and risk assessment, issue resolution, and work forecasting and planning.
  • Provide direction and innovation in service and/or process improvement, cost reduction, and recommendations for business process optimization.
  • Stay current with the latest trends in the biomanufacturing industry and implement strategies that leverage changes in the marketplace into new business opportunities.
  • Thorough understanding of our target industries including how each sector works together, interdependencies, emerging trends, and key challenges.
  • Maintain Business Development data within customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Support strategic creation of cross-site/cross-account Business Development tools creating a force multiplier impact.
  • Attend and represent Manufacturing Solutions at ISPE or other networking events.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
  • Build and oversee teams at various client sites/locations to ensure consistency of services, compliant with client and Manufacturing Solutions processes and standards and responsiveness to both client and employee requirements.
  • Develop and implement employee performance and development plans to meet individual development and growth, and overall program goals; includes primary responsibility for talent management including overall hiring and termination decisions in collaboration with human resources.
  • Direct and manage teams executing projects within the Manufacturing Solutions practice area with overall responsibility for technical solutions, cost, quality, and client satisfaction.
  • Lead, inspire, and engage in strategic succession planning to ensure the readiness of future leaders.
  • Lead initiatives and projects by ensuring Team Members understand team and individual goals and responsibilities, managing priorities and ensuring timely and high-quality completion of work.
  • Set and lead project direction and strategy based on client vision and expected outcomes throughout the entire project delivery life cycle without oversight.
  • Provide resource planning, as well as, define project objectives and requirements necessary to structure a project or activity.
  • Subject Matter Expert who provides technical direction, training, career development, and performance assessments to ensure highest quality delivery.
  • Drive efficiency through team member utilization and support cross-account/cross-region allocations.
  • Mentor, train, and coach team members in client engagement, relationship management, and leadership.
  • Build and maintain high performing teams ensuring successful account management and growth.
  • Supports recruitment and talent identification.
  • Develop strategies for the success of the service line or geographic target such as planning, scheduling, estimating, monitoring, progress measurement, risk management, training, and reporting procedures.
  • Provide service line or geographic target forecasting, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Provide direction and ensure solid execution on local CARES initiatives.