The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Project Manager, External Communications & Stakeholders in Rockville, Maryland
Who is USP?
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.
Brief Job Overview
The Project Manager is an individual contributor position that supports key projects across Global External Affairs (GEA). Responsibilities include building and managing project work plan, dashboard, timeline, approval process, schedules, vendor contracts, budget, and resources for GEA projects. The Project Manager is responsible for driving each project, ensuring deadlines are met, appropriate people are engaged, and needed reviews are completed all within budget. They will work with division leadership and USP finance to maintain division and department budget.
How will YOU create impact here at USP?
• Partner with GEA leadership to drive division-led projects to success.
• Facilitates cross-functional collaboration to ensure optimization of resources and talent to achieve outcomes.
• Identifies and leverages the right tools and processes for each project.
• Identifies, manages, and resolves challenges, escalating as needed.
• Drives project timeline, ensuring deadlines are communicated and met.
• Captures, shares, and tracks decisions and outcomes, updating team as needed.
Who USP is Looking For?
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of our mission, commitment to excellence through inclusive and equitable behaviors and practices, ability to quickly build credibility with stakeholders, along with the following competencies and experience:
• Bachelor’s degree. Five years of experience in a project management role will be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management.
• High level of proficiency with office technologies, including Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe.
• Clear and professional written and verbal communication.
• Demonstrated experience managing budgets.
• Able to effectively prioritize and efficiently manage several projects simultaneously.
Additional Desired Preferences
• Experience with Salesforce.
• PMP certification.
• Experience managing executives – schedules, deliverables.
USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing is protected.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired):
As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our work—from the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.
Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Job Category Project Management
Job Type Full-Time