Project Controls Senior Manager

Amgen, Inc.

West Greenwich, RI

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Job Description


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Project Controls Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will The Project Controls Senior Manager will be responsible for developing project funding documents, including budget, schedule and change management information, cost and schedule risk analysis, cash flow analysis, and historical cost data for bench marking purposes. In addition, they will review and analyze contractor cost estimates, bids, change orders, invoices, labor rates, physical engineering/construction schedules and progress. The Project Controls Senior Manager will be responsible for budgeting, tracking, and controlling Amgen schedule and costs as well as the engineer/contractor cost.

  • Developing project funding information including estimates, risk analysis, cash flow analysis and data for benchmarking
  • Reviewing and analyzing cost estimates, bids, change orders, invoices, and progress measures, from engineers/contractors
  • Budgeting, tracking, and controlling Amgen costs as well as engineer/contractor costs.
  • Supporting Front End Planning efforts during project assignment
  • Assisting Project Controls Director in developing project strategies and associated financing
  • Developing and managing project cash flows
  • Providing Front End Planning content including scope definition, estimate development and schedule analysis.
  • Leading the preparation of Amgen project funding documentation
  • Leading risk analysis reviews for cost estimates and forecasts.
  • Developing strategies, negotiating pricing, and analyzing bids for contractor scopes of work
  • Reviewing, approving engineer/contractor buy outs, change orders and invoices.
  • Working with procurement to develop contract documents and incentives.
  • Evaluating progress and forecasts for remaining work
  • Working with Amgen Buying Centre and Accounts Payable to resolve invoice payment issues and queries.
  • Administrating the closeout of contracts and purchase orders.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR
  • Associate’s degree and 10 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR
  • Master’s degree and 4 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Engineering and capital projects delivery experience OR
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5 or more years of engineering or construction experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology/Engineering industry in project controls (Funding, Estimating, Cost Management, Scheduling, Contract Strategy)
  • 2 years of experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and drive decision making across sites, functions & the network
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent organizational and task management skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate / communicate technical information to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed or team environment with site, functional, and executive leadership

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Salary Range

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