Project Coordinator

Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1T9

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:

Job Summary


The Project Coordinator, RD7 provides support to the Project Management teams in the management and successful delivery of assigned projects in the portfolio.  Reponsible for the planning and coordination of activities related to new product development within Global R&D.

Job Responsibilities


  • Develop, manage and track individual project plans, trackers and schedules in collaboration with the Project Leader/Manager
  • Coordinate and execute activities to support sourcing, SAP material code-creation, procurement, receipt and stock management of APIs, excipients and other materials in R&D for New Product Development and ROW, in order to support the on-time submissions
  • Communicate and escalate identified changes, project risks and collaborate with the project team to determine impact and identify mitigation plans
  • Facilitate meetings, including preparing agendas and writing minutes as required
  • Manage availability of key project-related materials (eg. API, Excipients, RLD) and documents (eg. Licenses, SAP codes, change controls)
  • Support preparation of project status reports and Power Point presentations for different meetings and forums
  • Maintain project information in EPM and other project-related databases
  • Demonstrate behaviours that exhibit our organizational values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality Policies and Procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • University Degree in Science, Business or related field including Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences, engineering or a related field.
  • 2 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry in an R&D or related environment.
  • 2 years' experience in project management.
  • Developed project management abilities (PMP certification an asset).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the generic drug development process.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others, foster teamwork and create a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent understanding of MS Project Management tools.
  • High level of proficiency using MS desktop tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY: In accordance with Apotex Inc. (“Apotex”) policy, as of November 15, 2021, all individuals entering a Canadian site (including but not limited to employees, visitors, contractors and agency workers) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the current government requirements.  Further, all employees must maintain all future booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.  Accommodation from these requirements for reasons pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, or any other applicable law (most commonly for medical and/or religious reasons) will be reviewed and considered by Apotex.


At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.