Project Leader

at Rose International Inc. in Round Lake, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Job Title: Project leader
Job ID:23847
Duration: 1 year
No. of Opening: 1
Round Lake
60073 - HYBRID


Project Leader II role works with the Director for R&D Lab Separation and corporate-wide, cross-functional collaborators in the planning and execution of R&D separation workstreams. The Project Leader II role will interact with R&D and cross-functional leadership as initiatives are scoped and project status is communicated.

The person in this role must demonstrate independence and experience with program leadership on projects involving physical infrastructure build-out of lab & office spaces with varying complexity. There is a high level of interaction and influence with global colleagues to ensure teams keep on scope and within schedule commitments.

While embodying our culture of rapid execution and with a strong sense of urgency, Project Leader II will take a “hands-on” approach to driving progress across multiple projects and initiatives. The Project Leader II must work effectively in collaboration with internal and external teams to achieve organizational goals in a highly matrixed environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Work with the cross-functional team to drive a detailed analysis of Round Lake lab equipment and capabilities and develop a separation plan, including equipment transportation and re-qualifications.
2. Work with cross-functional leaders to define lab and equipment requirements to support separation and build-out in new locations.
3. Create a detailed integrated project plan for R&D lab separation for the impacted Round Lake labs. Track and update project schedule and execution, including identification of risks and issues.
4. Key point of communication and alignment: The Project Leader II interacts through project updates, reviews (written and verbal), and other data-driven mechanisms to ensure effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders.
5. Ensures effective project risk management by proper identification, prioritization, and management of cross-functional risks. Works with team to propose solutions to mitigate risk impacts.
6. With support from the finance team, the PLII is responsible for tracking the project budget from proposal/approval through receipt/payment. PLII will also assist with tracking capital expense requisitions.
7. Responsible for maintaining project data, records, and other documentation as required to support separation activities.


Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory or Clinical Practices, and Product Development Process requirements
Experience with scheduling and resource management software (Project or similar)
Experience in data analysis (Excel-based); Business acumen (strong or developing)
Able to effectively communicate (multiple modes) at the leadership level.
Tailors both oral and written communication to the audience.
Able to convey complex ideas and concepts to management.
Strong attention to detail: Ability to track multiple parts of different projects to remain up to speed with the latest developments
Strong leadership potential: Ability to positively influence, lead, and manage a diverse team of internal and external stakeholders
Aptitude for managing well with ambiguity, including sound and rapid decision-making with little information and quick adaptability to change, i.e., has an agile mindset
Experience working with global teams

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor-level degree or equivalent experience with 3-5 years of relevant project management experience in medical products or pharmaceutical industry – preferably in infrastructure (sciences and engineering labs & office spaces) projects of such organizations.
Demonstrated success working with and leading cross-functional teams is required.


Project Management Institute (PMI) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications


For information and details on employment benefits offered with this position, please visit here. Should you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secure website.

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Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, please contact our HR Department.

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).

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Job Posting: 11244003

Posted On: Sep 02, 2023

Updated On: Oct 02, 2023

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