IT Project Manager (Clinical / Pharma)


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Project manager
Program Manager

Job Details

Role: Project Manager (Clinical / Pharma)
Location: Remote
Length of Contract: 6 Months (possible extension)

Job Description:
Technical program leadership for the coordination and oversight of a major clinical technology initiative. Role will require same general skill set as Mike's current Snr BT openings but may need to consider candidates at a Snr BT plus level. Requires a solid PM skill set and experience working with vendors

Job responsibilities
Coordinates all key project meetings, phone calls, meeting rooms, etc.
Works with business stakeholders and vendors to finalize and get signoff on detailed scope of the project in line with the high level scope set forth in any Statements of Work (SoW) & project charters
Develops and gains signoff on the Project Strategy document, the "plan of plans", including, but not limited to, the communications plan, project team structure, recurring meeting (including steering) frequency, etc.
Develops project timeline / schedule using Microsoft Project, following all BT standards, working with the appropriate BT teams (e.g. Application Engineering, Digital & Business Technology Innovation, Infrastructure, Security, etc.), vendor teams, and business teams
Ensures all required deliverables as set forth in the BT RACI are included in the overall project schedule
As necessary for applicable projects, collaborates with the BT Validation Manager to ensure the system's validation needs are assessed and defined
Prepares for, and conducts, project kickoff presentation
Begins preparations for Service Readiness Planning (handoffs to Production Support) at the onset of the project
Manages overall scope of projects as defined in the project charter, including the scope, schedule, financials, etc. of any project-related SoWs
Manages overall project communications, including communications to executive stakeholders, BT colleagues, vendors, business stakeholders, and clients as needed
Manages overall financials (more below) of the project, ensuring key financial information is always up to date in the overall BT project portfolio tool
Maintains issues & risks logs, ensuring issues & risks are categorized and prioritized appropriately, working with project stakeholders on risk mitigation strategies and action plans for issues, and escalating / raising at appropriate times
Manages the project schedule, baselining it and getting sign-off on it when scope is finalized, and always managing actuals vs. forecast vs. baseline
Conducts regular (e.g. weekly), action-oriented, project status meetings with all key project stakeholders
As dictated by the scope of different projects, works in close collaboration with vendor resources, multiple business units, and all BT teams to ensure the project is getting executed and will deliver the baselined scope within budget and schedule
Ensures all key deliverables are being produced, stored in the appropriate repository, and when applicable, signed-off on
Prepares weekly status reports (Sharepoint) and monthly / bi-monthly steering committee presentations
In coordination with Finance, ensures purchase orders are closed
Ensures all project deliverables are housed in the project document repository (Sharepoint)
Manages all activities required for production cutover including a smooth handoff to Production Support and the associated decommissioning of any legacy systems / contracts
Obtains business acceptance of newly released production systems
Conducts lessons learned / post mortem meeting with BT, business, and vendor resources
Manages overall project budget as defined in the approved appropriations request (AR)
In coordination with Finance, setup POs, track invoices, track actual / committed spend / accruals, etc.
Ensures cross-functional resources assigned to tasks for a given project are executing those tasks