IPS is expanding in Germany! We are looking for an energetic and professional Senior Project Manager to be part of this exciting start-up office for IPS EMEA in Germany. We have 20 offices in 10 Countries and 1350+ professionals providing technical consulting, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and CGMP compliance services for technically complex pharmaceutical development and manufacturing facilities worldwide.
The Senior Project Manager provides leadership on assigned projects and acts to achieve financial, safety and client relationship objectives. They will also lead bid opportunities and may, dependent on project requirements and skillset, deliver technical project elements.
Manages delivery of individual projects and holds primary responsibility for the achievement of cost, schedule and quality objectives.
Oversees activities of Project Engineers, Construction Manager and Site Superintendents on assigned projects.
Manages the delivery of design in conjunction with Design Managers.
Manages the compliance approach of projects.
Ensures achievement of safety objectives on assigned projects.
Ensures achievement of corporate goals for assigned projects.
Coordinates resources to achieve project goals.
Manages client interaction on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships.
Identifies risks to project and corporation and works with the EMEA Management team to mitigate risks.
Special projects as assigned.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Supports the development of prime contract with Client. Develops working knowledge of prime contract requirements.
Works with EMEA Management to identify what resources (including partner organisations) are needed to deliver projects. Creates a positive empowered team with high levels of value and the control needed to execute projects.
Develops and maintains written preconstruction, construction and closeout execution plans obtains review and approval from Project Executive and/or Director of Operations and communicates to project team.
Develops and maintains written project scopes of work and communicates to the project team.
Develops and maintains project schedules, including targeted and actual activities lists, durations, and sequencing logic and communicates to project Works closely with Construction Management and Design team to monitor performance against target schedule and implement corrective actions against non-conformances. Coordinates design, commissioning and qualification schedule requirements with the project schedule.
Works with Estimating to develop project budgets. Coordinates delivery of basic documents to Estimating. Obtains review and approval from EMEA Management and communicates to the project team.
Monitors and reports project costs, including values committed, forecast to commit, allowances for growth and actually expended. Works closely with Construction Manager and Superintendents to ensure that field events, conditions, exceptions and issues are fully reflected in cost reports. Carefully forecasts the final cost of the project periodically.
Manages changes to the prime contract, including change control documentation and related financial documentation. Vigorously protects corporate positions.
Coordinates with Financial group to invoice the client and manage Accounts Receivable to meet corporate goals. Works with the financial group to manage project financial issues.
Ensures achievement of the contractually required quality in design and works with Construction Manager and Superintendents to ensure achievement of the contractually required quality for the project.
Oversees site safety for assigned projects and coordinates with Construction Manager, Superintendents and safety resources, including subconsultants, to establish a site safety program, monitor site safety and correct nonconformances.
Monitors design content and coordinates design revisions for constructability and compliance with basis documents, schedule and budget.
Procures and coordinates all required project resources, including partners, supply chain and internal resources.
Prepares and manages subcontracts and purchase orders, including change control documentation and related financial documentation.
Coordinates with Financial group to evaluate vendor and subcontractor invoices and arrange for payment as required to meet project and corporate goals.
Ensures fluid, organized, documented communication between all project participants.
Ensures that all project documents are distributed, reviewed and stored to meet project and corporate requirements. Project documents include records of communications, design documents, bid packages, addenda, bulletins and submittals, etc.
Ensures that all IPS design, construction and compliance activities on projects comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Manages submissions and payments to authorities within the given jurisdiction to obtain permits for all IPS activities.
Supports project/client development process with presentations and related marketing activities.
Supports EMEA Management with the preparation of proposals.
Maintains personal competency in relevant professional areas.
Maintains long-term industry relationships.
Participation in the preparation and delivery of sales.
Independent and team pursuit and development of sales opportunities.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.
A minimum of 10 years of experience executing project delivery, 5 of which must be in a Project Management role.
IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost-effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,300 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.
Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.
IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).
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