Contract Sales Project Manager

Project Management Allegan, Michigan


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

We are currently looking for a Contract Sales Project Manager to join our contract sales team in Allegan MI. 

Job Purpose:
Supports the Contract Sales Team in driving new and maintaining existing business by applying Stage Gate and standard Project Management methodologies. Develops and executes defined project schedules to lead cross-functional teams through product commercialization projects at Perrigo and the customer.

Knowledge, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Project Management certification or 3 plus years Project Management experience, preferred
  • Prior use of MS Project is desired
  • 5 plus years professional experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Good collaborative team skills
  • Ability to influence results without authority
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at various stages of activity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to all levels with experience making presentations
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification is a plus
  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role
Major Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Leads and motivates teams working with defined project schedules to drive results. Directs day-to-day activities of teams for the duration of their involvement in the project. Responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously including project planning, estimating, tracking, and scope management. Accountable for project planning, tracking, scope management, execution and reporting. Responsible for effective execution, maintenance and ongoing improvement of the Stage Gate process.
  • Manages change; resolves or escalates project issues through the use of red flags and scope changes.
  • Works closely with business functional areas (team members, managers, VP’s, and EVP’s) to articulate project status and potential solutions. Communicates project status in a way that complies with current Stage Gate and Project Management disciplines.
  • Ensures project documentation is organized and accessible, participates in and organizes Post Launch Reviews and attends applicable Gate meetings.
  • Negotiate agreements including development agreements, project timelines, technical tasks, and statements of work in such a way that does not put the business at risk.
  • Development budget management - responsible for creating, executing, and maintaining all development budget activities, in cooperation with the AE, finance, operations, AR&D, supply chain, procurement, and regulatory.
  • Strategic Account Relationships - successfully enhances business relationships with focus on the customer’s operations and project teams.  Leverage relationships to maximize Perrigo’s value as a partner and business results.  Including supporting customers visits, business review meetings, and sell in of new opportunities.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.