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Project Leader (12 months Contract)

Job ID R0042420 Date posted Aug. 19, 2021 Location Singapore, Singapore

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Job Description

Primary Objectives of this Job    

•    Plan and deliver projects within agreed scope, schedule and budget
•    Facilitate in local Project Management Council governance and communication plan


•    Develop integrated project plans i.e. defining scope of deliverables, milestones, stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, project management processes and tools 
•    Develop and manage project schedules i.e. defining the word breakdown structure, leveling resources, identifying the critical path 
•    Create and manage the project budgets i.e. identify internal and external costs, make funding proposals, forecasts costs variances, identify actions to deliver project on-budget 
•    Identify and manage issues and risks 
•    Identify and manage changes to baseline plan 
•    Facilitate project communications and meetings i.e. create agendas, facilitate problem solving and decisions, communicate outcomes, track follow up actions, report performance to sponsor and steering committee 
•    Close projects i.e. validate deliverables, summarize outcomes and lessons learned in closeout report, handover deliverables and action plan for any open issues, close out contracts and budget 
•    Adhere to EHS requirements 
•    Commit to a fair and respectful relationship to others and behavior in accordance with Takeda’s Code of Conduct 
•    Assist to facilitate in local Project Management Council, improvement to project governance and site project portfolio management
•    Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience Requirements

•    Degree in Engineering or Science preferred 

•    At least 4-5 years of experience in project management 
•    Experience with project management and collaboration software e.g. MS Project, Primavera, MS Sharepoint 
•    PMP, IPMA or equivalent certification a plus 
•    Knowledge of GMP manufacturing 
•    Experience in the biopharmaceutical industry preferred

Key Skills and Competencies 

•    Ability to drive change and motivate others toward a common project objective 
•    Ability to lead project teams that are not direct reports 
•    Experience in manufacturing and/or quality operations. 
•    Excellent interpersonal/influencing/negotiating skills. 
•    Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation 
•    Excellent project management, organizational, planning and analytical skills. 
•    Solid organization skills including attention to details


SGP - Singapore - Woodlands

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time