Senior Project Controls Specialist
Company: Audentes Therapeutics, Inc.
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Why Work for Us
Are you ready to use your experience and expertise to make an
impact on patients' lives? Audentes is a biotechnology company
developing new genetic medicines for rare, life-threatening
diseases. We are working urgently to progress our medicines and
need additional team members to help us do so. Because our mission
is so important, our values are to: Be BOLD: Find a Way, Care
Deeply, and Get Stuff Done. If you'd like to be a part of this
important mission, please apply to join our team.
About Audentes Therapeutics
Audentes Therapeutics, An Astellas Company, is developing
genetic medicines for patients with rare, life-threatening
diseases. Based on our innovative approach to developing genetic
medicines, as well as our industry-leading internal manufacturing
capability and expertise, we have become the Astellas Center of
Excellence for their newly-created Genetic Regulation Focus Area.
We are currently exploring three gene therapy modalities: gene
replacement, exon skipping gene therapy, and vectorized RNA
knockdown, with plans to expand our focus and geographic reach
under Astellas. We are based in San Francisco, with manufacturing
and laboratory facilities in South San Francisco and Sanford, North
Carolina. For more information, please visit our website:
- Be BOLD (Find a Way)
- Care Deeply - for our patients, each other and our work
- #GSD (Get Stuff Done)
What is the catalyst for you in your professional career? Are
you ready to be a part of a bold, innovative company, to make a
change and to make a difference? Listed below is a current opening
for a smart, driven, experienced, and just plain nice individual
who wants to join us and be a part of our journey.
As part of the Astellas Gene Therapy Center of Excellence
(GTCOE) Engineering & Facilities team, the Senior Project Controls
Specialist is responsible for providing centralized cost control
and scheduling across capital projects and the engineering and
facilities programs including developing, implementing, and
maintaining budgets, forecasts, accruals, resource loaded
schedules, and periodic reporting. Actively monitors progress and
coordinates with engineers and service providers ensuring timely
reporting of critical, decision-making information that ensures
projects are delivered on time and on budget. The role is primarily
located in South San Francisco, CA.
- Lead and facilitate adoption of project controls practices,
providing guidelines, training, and tools to aid the team in
support of the program.
- Collaborate with project managers to ensure project execution
plans contain sufficient definition of scope, cost, and schedule
milestones along with related assumptions and exclusions.
- Based on strategic planning and facility master plans,
establish multi-year project budgets for the portfolio of capital
projects and programs, utilizing basis for estimates from industry
benchmarks, past projects, team experience, or support from
external resources; leveraged against a consistent schedule of
values and identifying the progression of levels of accuracy
throughout project lifecycles.
- Develop project contingencies and allowances as appropriate to
address scope gaps and uncertainties, tracking their utilization
and timely identification of new risks and variances along the
- Development CPM schedules for all projects and facilitate
review meetings with stakeholders, ensuring visibility of team
accountabilities, resources loading and leveling opportunities, and
- Collaborate with project managers in generating project
dashboards for stakeholders with visibility of budget, commitments,
accrued value and cash flow, forecast to complete, schedule
milestones, and critical path timeline and progress with
identification of emerging issues, challenges, and options.
- Develop and track departmental budget, spending forecasts, and
accruals in collaboration with department managers.
- Lead procurement and contracting activities for departmental
and project spending in collaboration with project managers,
department managers and administrators, finance, and legal;
ensuring value, completeness, and risks are appropriately
challenged and managed.
- BA/BS in engineering, business, or related disciplines and 8+
years of experience in an engineering or construction project
management function, or 12+ years in a focused project management
function focused on project controls delivery.
- Comprehensive understanding of construction means and methods
in the civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical,
and plumbing disciplines.
- Comprehensive understanding of planning and CPM scheduling
processes and procedures with expert knowledge and experience with
P6 and Project software.
- Direct experience creating and presenting statistical data
analysis leveraging tools like Excel and Smartsheets.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills. A history of
effectively presenting before management.
- Occasionally required to stand up to 6 hours a day. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to reach with hands and arms, stand; walk; talk or hear;
and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or
controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and lift 50 lbs.
- Models our Core Values: Be Bold: Find a Way, Care Deeply, Get
Stuff Done - is experienced as someone who exemplifies the culture
we want to create; operates with transparency; is trusted
- Lean Six Sigma experience, demonstrated by successful
completion of a major improvement project.
- Pharmaceutical, Biotech or Life Sciences experience.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status, or on the basis of disability.
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