Project Manager – Pharmaceutical Product Development (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Continue your development in Project Management within the Pharmaceutical field
  • Full-time ongoing role, with an array of internal and external stakeholders
  • Enjoy seeing your projects come to life rapidly



Our client is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercialising specialty and generic topical pharmaceuticals. With a strong product pipeline and continued growth, the company is listed on the ASX.

Boasting modern facilities and state of the art laboratories, our client offers a friendly, supportive work environment and access to parking as well as public transport.



Our client wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Project Manager with solid experience in technology transfer, to lead and facilitate the planning and execution of pharmaceutical product development projects.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the reporting of resource and budget flows derived from multiple project plans.

Some of the duties associated with this position include:

  • Forecasting program resources, time and cost, and providing advice on strategies to effectively execute programs
  • Provide hands-on interaction and input with individual project participants/managers and management of projects
  • Input into multiple project teams and responsibility for reporting of resource and budget flows derived from multiple project plans
  • Responsibility for overall project timelines from early development through to technology transfer and post-launch
  • Provide operational guidance to project teams through planning and prioritising tasks
  • Owner of all project-related matters that input into the company business plans and support their budgets



You will be experienced in project management within a pharmaceutical company or other regulated industry and have a detailed knowledge of drug development, commercialisation and regulatory processes in both the USA and Europe.

Experience in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical or cosmetic products is essential; preferably with semi-solids dose forms. You will be able to anticipate and resolve a variety of issues to mitigate project risks and achieve objectives.

Specialty skills in pharmaceutical manufacturing and contract manufacturer management are highly desirable.

Flexibility to travel locally and internationally will be required.

In summary, to be short-listed for this role you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in science or related fields; PM certification and/or MBA highly regarded
  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Working knowledge of drug development and commercialisation process
  • An understanding of the drug development process and the regulatory environment in the US and EU.
  • Anticipation and resolution of issues to mitigate risk and achieve objectives
  • Ability to work successfully in project teams with a commercial focus
  • Ability to identify problems and find solutions or escalate appropriately, “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; good presentation skills
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Project
  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Availability for meetings outside of business hours will be required at times. Interstate and overseas travel may be required



Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Dan on 0415 573 220.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates.  Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.