LIMS Project Manager

Location: Chicago, IL
Department: Azzur Chicago, LLC

Job Description

From Discovery to Delivery™, Azzur Group provides the life science community with full lifecycle solutions for all their GxP needs. From Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™ facilities, to labs, training centers, and consulting and advisory offices across the nation, Azzur helps organizations start, scale, and sustain their enterprises. With four decades of service to the industry, we've become a trusted partner to leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare companies, as well as their supply chain.

Do What You Love

At Azzur, we look for talented individuals who take pride in the work they do. We foster employee growth
by encouraging our employees to focus on doing what they love and what they do best.
Azzur is a GxP compliance and consulting organization dedicated to providing high quality, expertly
backed assistance that drives life science companies to success.  We are seeking highly motivated and
talented individuals to join our incredible team of skilled problem solvers.  Qualified candidates must have
a desire to learn, apply, engage, and adapt in the ever-changing healthcare field while simultaneously
and organically exuding Azzur’s core values:
Put Others First, Courage to Take Action, Take Personal Responsibility and Have Fun!

Ideal Qualities:

Ideal candidates will exhibit, or have the willingness to develop, the following qualities:
 Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills who can translate client needs into actionable
value-added projects/results
 Understands the competitive landscape of the medical device, pharmaceutical, and
biotechnology industry
 Willing to work hands on, assist with building client libraries, learn from a mentor and become
a mentor for others
 Understands worldwide regulations and phase appropriate applications
 Draws insights from projects and supplemental research to help drive new and existing
growth
 Ensures activities are efficient, optimized, and client-centric
 Highly motivated and organized, solutions oriented leader
 Curious and adaptable - has the ability to transform knowledge into actionable activities
 Able to produce results in a fast paced, collaborative environment   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Azzur personnel are expected to live up to our core values at all times and exhibit a high level of integrity
and personal responsibility, especially when interacting with our valued clients. The following is a short list
of the typical responsibilities and deliverables of any given project. The level of knowledge expected will
be commensurate with level of incoming experience.
 Lead, direct and develop company personnel through all technical aspects of the project
lifecycle
 Develop project plans, define roles and responsibilities and the scope of work for each
project with input from key stakeholders
 Understand and manage deliverables of all project requirements originating from the
proposal, specifications, meetings, verbal direction, or other means
 Write engineering and design specifications (URS/FS/DS) and protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ/CSV)
 Perform (hands on) field execution of commissioning and/or validation documentation
 Responsible for working with all team members to ensure timely delivery of project
requirements (schedule, budgets, and costs). Ensure project team members work within the
project schedule and budgets. Provide updates to client and management indicating status of
project as required
 Perform business development work as necessary to procure additional work at their site as
well as additional clients
 Actively participate in the mentoring, training of junior engineers and development of internal
company policies and procedures

Qualifications
 BS Engineering or related discipline
 3-5 years’ project management experience in the pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology
industry is required
 Microsoft Project Experience is required
 Experience with FDA compliance and cGMP is required
 Must be results oriented with several years of hands-on experience, familiar with industry
concepts, practices and procedures in a cGMP environment
 Experience in the areas of design documentation (URS, FS, DS and other engineering
specifications) Validation (IQ, OQ, PQ, PV, CV, CSV, etc.), Quality Systems (Change
Control, Non-Conformances, Requalification, etc.), and Process Excellence Methodologies
(Six-Sigma, Lean, etc.)
 Demonstrated experience managing others as well as fostering a team focused approach.
The ideal candidate shall excel in the areas of communication, leadership, client loyalty,
initiative and business integrity
 Excellent verbal, oral, and technical writing communication skills
 Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and able to quickly learn new computer
applications

Perks of Working at Azzur

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Paid Vacation Time
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
  • Training and Mentorship Opportunities

Azzur Group is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diverse cultures, ethnicities, gender, and ages in our workplace. We believe that promoting diversity plays an important role in developing top-quality talent, fostering greater innovation and creativity, and enhancing our relationships with customers and the communities in which we operate. 

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