Sr. IT Project Manager with Pharmaceutical Industry Experience

PMP, PMBOK, PROJECT MANAGER, DIGITAL, AGILE, SDLC, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES, SCRUM MASTER, CERTIFIED SCRUM
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 6+ mos
$91.29 hr

Job Description

SR. IT PROJECT MANAGER WITH PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
PRINCETON, NJ

Required Skills:
  • Experienced in managing Projects or Programs by leveraging standard industry Project Management frameworks (e.g. - PMBOK) and Software Development Lifecycle methodology (e.g. - Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project teams in a complex, changing environment to deliver value-added results to the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a range of technically, culturally & geographically diverse teams in a matrixed environment, influencing them to complete deliverables, and delivering value added business results that meet high quality requirements within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience at multiple levels within the company through various formats, such as presentations, written proposals, reports, correspondence, leading meetings, face-to-face dialogue etc.
  • Experience in Pharma industry and associated regulatory processes and requirements
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • PMP Certification a plus.

Project Description:
The Project Manager will be accountable for managing day to day deliverables associated with one or more projects within IT Projects and Programs and will work closely with the IT Portfolio Lead, Business Partners and Digital Capability Managers. Specific activities may include: developing schedules; running project team meetings; developing and maintaining project status; maintaining and processing financials; organizing and leading teams to ensure deliverables and timelines are met per project objectives and schedules; and pro-actively raising key issues/risks to project stakeholders, then driving the associated follow-ups and resolutions. Individual should have strong verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Responsible for project management, coordination, execution, and control of IT deliverables, in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Managing Agile project(s) in a SCRUM fashion with demonstrable experience doing so either as a Project Manager or Scrum Master.
  • Project Manager/ Scrum Master must take on the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum delivery possible. This means days will usually be spent walking the product owner through more technical user stories. Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner.
  • Understand and facilitate Agile events including sprint planning, refinement, daily standups and grooming. In some instances where projects have large dependencies a Scrum of Scrum role may be needed.
  • Work closely with business functions to: understand their needs; ensure alignment to timelines and costs; and track mutual dependencies
  • Collaborate with multi-functional and virtual teams across Client IT, Business functions, Vendors and Service Providers
  • Able to help identify and triage new issues for criticality and ownership
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings and or work sessions to ensure team alignment
  • Expected Areas of Competence:
  • Ability to conceptualize Projects/Programs from start to finish to effectively manage and align to schedule while adapting to sudden changes and shifting priorities
  • Delivers cost-effective, high quality Projects or Programs on-time through application of PM guidelines and standards (best practices) and effective controls while meeting requisite compliance requirements
  • Demonstrates effective Project Management skills through the development of project plans, resource allocation, plan execution, consistent communications with project team members and stakeholders, status reviews, and delivery of agreed upon results
  • Achieves effective control on the Project or Program through management of scope, estimating, accounting, budget management, risk management and project closeout
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with team members, creates and motivates cross-functional & cross-departmental project teams, establishes roles and responsibilities, provides direction and fosters effective team skills to complete tasks on time
  • Ability to complete multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and prioritize incoming work appropriately
  • Ability to understand project interdependencies within a program, where relevant, and drive the project level work accordingly
  • Strong communication skills allowing the candidate to serve as a primary point of contact for communications across the groups (Biopharma IT, Business teams and any third party involved in the Project or Program), effectively communicating relevant information to key stakeholders as per the defined Communications plan
  • Demonstrates innovation, flexibility, open-mindedness, and adaptability in order to meet objectives in a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively lead
  • Demonstrates the ability to drive results


This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Cheryl:

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #20-01826
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

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Dice Id : alphacon
Position Id : 20-01826
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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