IT Systems Deployment Project Manager
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IT Systems Deployment Project Manager

King of Prussia, PA

The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is on track to be the largest single-site cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in the world. Our comprehensive service offering accelerates speed to market through supply chain disruption mitigation strategies, end-to-end program management expertise and unique platform technology with the ability to follow a molecule from idea to commercialization. CBM’s integrated approach provides high quality and consistent end-to-end manufacturing capability including: Process and Analytical Development; Plasmid DNA production; Viral Vector Production of Lentivirus; AAV and Adenovirus; Testing and Analytics; Autologous, Allogeneic and Gene-edited Cell Therapy Bioprocessing; and Cell banking. CBM’s horizontal and vertical integration provides one source throughout a product’s life cycle.

CBM’s mission is to accelerate the delivery and affordability of lifesaving and life-changing therapies from discovery to market by offering a complete solution for the development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.

CBM is located just outside of Philadelphia in the Heart of Cellicon Valley on The Discovery Labs campus set on 300 acres with 2.4 million square feet of life sciences lab and manufacturing space, allowing clients to scale their development and manufacturing needs without ever having to change sites, while providing employees a true community campus experience focused exclusively on life sciences.

The Discovery Labs is a Global Platform Company inclusive of CBM, The Discovery Labs Properties, UniteIQ incubator labs, and The Colony, a unique investment and resource model enabling groundbreaking therapies to be brought to life.


Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking an experienced Systems Deployment Project Manager to be responsible for the coordination of multiple parallel deployments of commercial biopharmaceutical systems including QMS, CMMS, Data Historian, CRM and IT networking and infrastructure. The role will manage or coordinate internal and external project team members, vendors, project schedules and elements of financial costs. Many of the contracts with the systems providers include deployment resources for configuration and validation, therefore, the project management tasks and responsibilities will vary accordingly. The successful candidate will gain valuable industry and company knowledge, and visibility by all level of management at CFBM.


  • Build and manage a delivery timeline
  • Manage resource and equipment cost summaries
  • Drive issues to resolution
  • Prepare weekly status and present to senior management
  • Identify and track project risks
  • Prepare and manage project budgets
  • Ensure clarity of roles and responsibilities with all participants
Coordinate with vendor implementation teams the delivery of CFBM services:
  • Configuration planning
  • CBM Subject Matter Expert scheduling
  • Data backup/restore services
  • CBM Authentication methods using Okta and AD
  • System SOP development and training requirements


  • 3+ years’ experience in Project Management
  • 3+ years’ experience in the regulated Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical space
  • 5 years relevant experience with strong career progression in an IT environment working in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prior IT technical job experience earlier in career
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team management skills, including internal and client team members and vendor
  • Time management skills, including creating timelines and milestone management
  • Budget management skills, including building cost views/spreadsheets managing the budget for all aspects of vendor resources and hardware ordering
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - prioritization and documentation
  • Able to speak with the client, team members, vendors gathering necessary information for costs and schedule
  • Proven knowledge of pharmaceutical laboratory and manufacturing computerized systems (including instruments and equipment) is desirable.
  • Possess a basic understanding of Computer System Validation and what is required to maintain GMP compliance
  • Familiarity with validation documentation within the pharmaceutical space is also desirable

Reports to: Vice President of Information Technology and Security

Compensation: TBD

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