Kelly Services Project Manager in Lancaster, South Carolina


Our client in Lancaster, SC, a highly reputable life sciences company, is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their staff. In this role, this individual will be responsible for delivering every project on time, and within budget and scope, with a particular focus on driving R&D timelines & tasks . This person should have a background in business, management, budgeting, and analysis. This individual should also be skilled at getting the best out of the people & projects that they oversee. Qualified and interested persons are welcome to apply today!


  • Coordinate internal resources and/or third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

  • Develop project scopes & objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress through development until product launch.

  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.

  • Report and escalate to management as needed.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.


  • Bachelor’s degree , preferably in Science, Engineering, or Business Administration

  • 5+ years of proven professional experience in a project administrator role, ideally in the realm of new product development

  • Experience driving R&D project timelines & tasks

  • Project Management Certification ( PMP ) is preferred

  • Solid technical background , with understanding of, or hands-on experience in manufacturing or product development

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills

  • Exp. with a project management software, such as MS Project , or similar software tools

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Our client offers tremendous opportunity, competitive pay & excellent benefits. Qualified & interested persons are encouraged to apply today!

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