Project Support Manager

Posted 03 Aug 2022

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 253795



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

As the Project Support Manager you will be responsible for key tasks essential to support the Project Management Office (PMO) team. You will support projects of work such as internal testing and manage the projects for Biorepository storage service clients. You will coordinate the documentation required to ensure successful shipping of client samples. You ensure clients receive the appropriate notifications of change controls and Technical Specification revisions. You will provide administrative assistance to the program and project managers in support of study readiness. You will support preparation of metrics for internal and client facing activities.


This is a remote position, working East Coast hours.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to program and project managers on larger projects
  • Assist program and project managers with administrative tasks as required, such as LIMS information and MilliporeSigma Quality System updates
  • Coordinate BioRepository storage service for clients as required
  • Track, apply, and maintain required documentation to achieve prompt, smooth transfer of shipments both to and from MilliporeSigma and client sites
  • Run key administrative reports to support the PM meetings
  • Track and maintain internal KPI for PMO using available data analytics systems


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience working in the Life Science, Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry, government, or academia sectors, including 1+ years of that duration being internal or external client-facing experience 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Effective use of office programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with database maintenance
  • Good communication with complex information and priorities
  • A proactive approach to all aspects of customer service
  • Effective working as part of a team
  • Good organization skills



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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