CONTRACT ROLE in SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO WITH GLOBAL PHARMA
Job Title: Project Manager III
Manage collaborative microbiome project that includes diverse scientific and informatics stakeholders across gRED, pRED and late stage.
Effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders in a complex drug discovery and development environment
Available for early morning meetings / calls given the global nature of the project
Manage other informatics / software development projects as needs arise
Deliver project goals on budget and on schedule.
Communicate proactively with stakeholders and senior management regarding progress, issues and plans for resolution.
Develop and use project plans to coordinate participants and track and report progress.
Operate with a high degree of autonomy and professionalism; successfully prioritize workload in accordance with business goals.
The job will involve a high degree of strategic thinking.
Looking for a top performer who can hit the ground running and can have immediate impact on our project.
Ability to influence with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, bring teams to consensus/alignment.
High tolerance for ambiguity, able to create order from chaos.
Takes accountability for actions, drives results, learns from mistakes.
Is direct and truthful and therefore widely trusted to deliver on promises, goals, and expectations.
Makes quality decisions and resolved problems rapidly.
Ability to communicate effectively up and down, at all levels of the organization, teach and present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.
Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and adapt.
Able to synthesize large amount of information.
Able to deliver results despite shifting environment.
Ability to define problem statement clearly and accurately and apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify data-driven root causes. Innovative and effective in solution development, risk mitigation, and execution.
Experience with systems maintenance/improvements and systems integrations in support of business processes
Education: BS/BA (Engineering/Science preferred). Minimum 7 years of related analytical and business experience working in a complex environment. Minimum 3 years Project Management experience, preferably in a drug discovery and development environment.