Commissioning/Qualification Project Manager

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking CQV Project Managers to work within our well-established life sciences sector on pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, and fill finish/aseptic processing projects.


This involves leading, managing, and actively contributing to the success of our CQV projects at client sites. This includes managing the project scope, schedule, and budget, while leading a team of CQV specialists to ensure a successful delivery. Qualified candidates must be thoroughly familiar with cGMPs and pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical unit operations, capable of authoring and executing DQ/FAT/SAT/CTPIQ/OQ/PQ/PV, developing SOPs, final reports and adhering to validation and quality policies/procedures/guidelines.  Candidates should be thoroughly familiar with bioprocess unit operations, support systems, process utilities, and environments. Key responsibilities include client reporting, scheduling, tracking deliverables, and reporting on project progress and projections. As a CQV project manager, additional responsibilities include workload assignment to other project team members as well as review of team member performance, quality review of deliverables, establishing project staffing needs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and Manage CQV projects
  • Track project scope, productivity, earned value
  • Manage integrated CQV schedule
  • Lead the CQV team
  • Manage project client relationships
  • Depending on project size, may require preparing and executing CQV life cycle deliverables, URS/DR/DQ/Risk Assessments/CTP/FAT/SAT/IOQ/PQ/PV/TOPs
  • Quality review of CQV deliverables generated by project team members
  • Since work is completed at client sites, the ability to travel is essential

Skills / Qualifications


  • Degree in engineering (preferably) or life sciences or suitable industry experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in CQV
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential
  • Ability to effectively interface with Wood management, co-workers, as well as clients
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities to meet aggressive project timelines
  • Understanding of common unit operations used in pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMPs as related to pharmaceuticals
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Project

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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